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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.

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High winds leave 14,000 homes without power in SW

Around 14,000 homes are without power this evening as Western Power confirm they have seen power outages due to the weather.

Western Power say the cuts are in South-West England from Somerset to Penzance.

They have people working to repair the damage but the problem is likely to continue through the night.

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