Cornwall Councillor Edwina Hannaford says the town of Looe is "in shock" after a woman was killed in a landslip.
The home of Susan Norman collapsed following torrential rain overnight. Councillor Hannaford said "Susan was a lovely, friendly and well liked lady who was a much valued volunteer."
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The Post Office said it was 'business as usual' but unions said Saturday's industrial action was getting solid support.
Workers and managers are to stage another strike on Saturday amid a long-running dispute over jobs, pensions and closures.
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