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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Met Office issues amber warnings for England & Wales

Severe winds are due to hit London, Wales and the whole of the south of England. Credit: Met Office

Amber "be prepared" warnings have been issued by the Met Office for three areas in the UK.

Wales, the South West, London and the South East, are all at a high risk of extreme wether, and residents are urged to be prepared for high winds.

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