Dutch team help sort out Somerset Levels flooding

A Dutch team of engineers have arrived in the UK to help with the flood relief effort in Somerset.

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Incredible work going on at Bridgwater. Dutch have arrived with more than twenty lorries of equipment at this sluice http://t.co/AoPk0jqg9n

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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.