A JCB driver had to be rescued today in Newcastle as rising floodwaters swirled around him. He was safely taken onto a waiting raft by rescue teams.
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The British Embassy driver kept the engine running as the worsening relations with Russia stepped up a gear here in Moscow.
The heavily pregnant Duchess of Cambridge refused to be put off by bitterly cold winds and snow as she greeted Irish Guards members.
Celebrations are taking place across Northern Ireland to mark St Patrick’s Day.