Residents of Cork hold canoe races through city centre

Residents of Cork have been making the most of the flooded city centre by holding canoe races down one of the main shopping streets.

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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.