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November 14, 2018 1:34 AM California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son

A survivor of the Californian wildfires, which have killed at least 42 people, has told the BBC of her escape. Sorrell Bobrink, whose neighbourhood has been completely destroyed, fled the town of Paradise with her son and pets. She described a journey through roads surrounded by flames and feelings of chaos and shock at how quick the fire took over. Dozens 6

November 12, 2018 5:45 PM UK weather forecast: WALL OF SNOW to smash Britain as polar blast freezes November

A ‘MINI ice-age’ winter blast will bring a colossal wall of snow smashing through Britain THIS MONTH as the nation braces for Arctic gales, blizzards and sub-zero temperatures. Rare fluctuations in solar activity will drive a freak twists in the jet stream opening the floodgates to a bank of bitter Polar air during the second half of November, experts 6

November 9, 2018 6:26 PM 1,000 lose power as rain and wind bring flooding

More than 1,000 properties were left without power during heavy rain and wind which brought flooding and travel disruption. Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire saw the worst of the weather with some homes in Milford Haven under 10ft (3m) of water. A Met Office warning to expect flooding is in force across the two counties until 23:00 GMT. Western Power 11

November 7, 2018 3:04 AM UK weather forecast: FLOOD WARNINGS in force with SEVERE rain to unleash HELL on roads

MOTORISTS should take care on Wednesday morning as yellow weather flood warnings mean large quantities of surface water could wreak havoc on the roads, the Met Office has forecast. Britons are braced for a bout of unsettled weather over the next few days as conditions falter between mild temperatures and vast deluges of rain. The Environment Agency has issued 10

November 5, 2018 5:49 AM M25 traffic CHAOS: Massive rush hour delays expected following multiple collisions

One of the collisions involved a HGV, which appears to have crashed into the side safety barrier before spinning out of control. The lorry is now blocking the carriageway. Essex Police Southern Roads Policing Unit confirmed the driver was unhurt in the crash, but warned the motorway may remain closed for numerous hours. Essex police issued a statement 11

November 2, 2018 2:19 PM Sony Music stabbing: Two injured at firm's Kensington HQ

Two men were stabbed during a fight between kitchen workers at Sony Music's headquarters in central London. Firearms officers and paramedics were called to the building in Derry Street, Kensington at about 11:00 GMT. One member of Sony staff said the catering workers had been "running around chasing each other." Both were later arrested by police 10

October 28, 2018 4:48 AM Budget 2018: Extra £420m to tackle potholes

Local councils in England are to get an extra £420m to tackle a growing number of potholes. Chancellor Philip Hammond will make the announcement in Monday's budget, alongside a £28.8bn fund to upgrade England's motorways. But the Asphalt Industry Alliance has said more than £8bn would be needed for a one-time fix of potholes in England. Labour criticised 15

October 24, 2018 4:24 PM UK weather SHOCK forecast: Britain 24 HOURS away from SAVAGE FREEZE as THUNDER SNOW hits

BRITAIN is just 24 HOURS away from the most savage freeze since last winter with sub-zero temperatures, Arctic gales and THUNDERSNOW threatening widespread chaos. Gritters are on standby across Scotland and northern England with some forecasters warning wintry showers could fall as far south as London. Drivers have been told to allow extra time for journeys 12

October 23, 2018 5:45 PM Pantex Plant on alert as roads SEALED OFF

THE Pantex nuclear weapons plant in Texas has triggered its “Emergency Response Organisation”, with surrounding roads sealed off. The on-site response effort is being conducted by the Emergency Response Organisation, a trained group of employees at the plant with detailed knowledge of its operations and emergency response procedures. These staff represent 9

October 12, 2018 7:09 AM Fury as £4million British foreign aid budget used fixing POTHOLES abroad

FURIOUS campaigners have slammed the government for spending nearly £4billion of foreign aid money on improving infrastructure in countries such as Pakistan and India - including railways and potholes in roads. A new report from spending watchdog the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) revealed taxpayers have bankrolled a £265million cash injection 10