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Prime Minister ' very sorry' for flood suffering

David Cameron has said he is "very sorry about any way people have suffered" during the floods, as he reiterated the Government's stance that money is no object in the relief effort.

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Lord Smith 'proud' of Environment Agency work

The chairman of the Environment Agency, Lord Smith, has arrived in Somerset to meet residents affected by the flooding.

Speaking to reporters at a Wetlands Visitor Centre in Stoke St Gregory, he said he was very proud of his staff's work in recent months.

"We have been faced with the most extreme weather that we have seen for years," he said.

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