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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 insists 'I have no intention of resigning'

Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith said he has "no intention" of resigning as he faced down angry residents and reporters on the Somerset Levels.

He insisted he was "very proud" of the agency's work, but conceded that "dredging is probably one of the ways" it would held flooded residents in future.

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