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.
Households along the River Thames have been warned they face a "significant flooding" risk.
A family have described their shock at realising a 30ft-deep sinkhole had opened up in the driveway and swallowed their car - but also their relief that nobody was hurt.
Some critics have slammed plans to install grey 'stealth cameras' on sections of major motorways to target motorists travelling over 70mph.
A fresh flood alert has been issued for the entire south of England as wind and rain threaten to bring more chaos to waterlogged communities.
A "devastated" home-owner has lost cash and jewellery worth £100,000 in a burglary on her city centre terrace house.
Labour wants to make it illegal for drivers to light up in the presence of children. You may agree this is a bad habit: but is legislation really necessary?
Cyclists who ride on pavements face a potential £50 fine. But are our roads so dangerous that cyclists should be allowed to mix with pedestrians, asks motoring journalist and cyclist Maria McCarthy.
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