Ed Miliband in Somerset today to discuss flood insurance

The Labour Leader, Ed Miliband, is visiting Somerset flood victims today to discuss insurance claims. His visit coincides with a Downing Street summit on the issue.

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Frome schoolchildren to deliver food to Levels village

A flooded house in Muchelney, Somerset Levels. Credit: PA

Schoolchildren from Frome are delivering food to the stranded villagers in Muchelney on the Somerset Levels today. A group of pupils and staff from Selwood Academy will arrive by boat this afternoon with hundreds of items they've collected. They hope the gifts will boost people's morale.

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