Only one severe warning remains in place as the worst flooding of recent years continues to ease.
Barely-trained electricians who put householders at risk should face urgent tighter regulation, MPs have recommended.
A fear of crashing affects the vast majority of motorists on the road, research shows.
An east London council has launched a remote camera system to catch out motorists committing traffic offences.
Each week more than 1,000 innocent motorists are affected by "crash for cash" fraud.
Traffic wardens are much criticised yet 55% of them say they feel their presence is a welcome one. So are traffic wardens a motorist's friend or foe?
Storms have left tens of thousands of households still without power after parts of the country were battered by winds of up to 108mph.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that grants of up to £5,000 will be available to flood-hit homeowners.
Homeowners affected by recent flooding have been urged to take the utmost care when dealing with water-damaged electrics.
Insurers are bracing themselves for further pay-outs as storms and flooding continue to cause widespread devastation across the UK.
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