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A famous natural rock formation has been destroyed by freak 30-feet waves over the past week. The stone archway in Porthcothan Bay near Padstow, Cornwall, was a popular tourist attraction, but has now been reduced to rubble. It had already been severely weakened by erosion.
Three year old Elsa Sadler can't have a birthday party because the floods on the Somerset Levels mean her friends can't get there.
It's now more than two weeks since huge parts of Somerset were hit by the flooding and it could be many more before life returns to normal.
People living on the Somerset Levels, many of whom are cut off by the recent floods, are calling for regular dredging to solve the problem