Thousands of people in Reading have been left without water after a mains burst near the town.
Thames Water said that by nine o'clock this morning they had received nine hundred calls from customers with either no water or low water pressure in their homes. Engineers are working to restore the supply.
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In some cases, victims of violence and other serious crimes face long delays as forces are unable to dispatch officers promptly.
Among those murdered was Keith Palmer, an unarmed constable who "did his job and never wanted any fuss."
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