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One year on - flood families still waiting for repairs

Some people are still waiting for insurance payouts and repairs - a year after homes were flooded. Independent review calls for better insurance protection

Badger culling licences granted for Lincolnshire and Derbyshire

Up to 70,000 badgers could be killed as part of efforts to control Tuberculosis in livestock, which can catch the disease from the wild animals. The licences come despite the Government signalling its intention to gradually phase out badger culling.

Yorkshire village named in air pollution health scare

Families in picturesque Hickleton near Doncaster have been warned they are living in one of the worst air pollution blackspots in the country. A report shows that over 1,000 areas are breaching Nitrogen Oxide limits.