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Cameron gets a drenching on tour of flood-hit farm

David Cameron came in for a soaking today as he visited a farmer affected by the floods in his Oxfordshire constituency.

Prime Minister and MP for Witney David Cameron suffers the effects of the bad weather farmer near Bampton, in Oxfordshire. Credit: PA

The prime minister was visiting farmer Tim Hook, who told the BBC he had written to Mr Cameron after losing tens of thousands of pounds because his land has been flooded six times since 2008.

Prime Minister and MP for Witney David Cameron talks with farmer Tim Hook near Bampton, in Oxfordshire. Credit: PA

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BTP: Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly train hit car

The train which crashed into a car at a level crossing in Oxfordshire was the 2.45pm Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly Cross Country service, British Transport Police said:

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Train at #Kidlington is the 1445 Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly Cross Country service, which remained upright on the tracks. #Tackley

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A woman has been taken to hospital by @scas999 after a car was hit by a train at #Kidlington level crossing near #Tackley.

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Car hit by train at Oxfordshire level crossing

A car has been hit by a train at a level crossing in Oxfordshire, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

The incident took place at around 4.40pm today at the Sandy Lane level crossing in Kidlington.

"Officers are currently on their way to the scene to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident,” a BTP spokesman said.

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