Ed Miliband to call for faster flooding insurance claims

Insurance bosses will meet ministers to discuss their response to the flood crisis. Victims have received £14m in emergency payments so far. Ed Miliband will call for faster processing of insurance claims when he too meets industry representatives.

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'Extreme weather' begins to disrupt passengers

First Great Western Trains have advised passengers not to travel west of Exeter St Davids after "extreme weather conditions" caused major damage to the area.

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