The Severn from the sky: Helicopter footage captures the flooding across the Midlands | ITV News

Aerial footage has captured the scale of flooding across the Midlands caused by the recent heavy rain brought by Storms Ciara and Dennis. ITV Central’s presenter, Sameena Ali-Khan took a helicopter flight above the Severn from Shrewsbury to Hereford, where the damage and disruption was plain to see. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: … Read more The Severn from the sky: Helicopter footage captures the flooding across the Midlands | ITV News

As Prince Charles visits victims of storm Dennis in South Wales, where’s the PM?

The environment agency is warning that heavy rain this weekend could bring more floods to parts of the country still clearing up from the last storm. Officials said a third weekend of exceptional river levels and stormy weather could cause flooding across the Pennines, parts of the Midlands and the north of england. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) … Read more As Prince Charles visits victims of storm Dennis in South Wales, where’s the PM?

This wooden bridge was built in 1848. To fix it, it may be concreted | ABC News

In the tiny hamlet of Tunbridge in Tasmania’s southern midlands there’s much ado about its historic wooden bridge – a recent arson attack forcing its closure. Crossing the Blackman River – the traditional boundary between the state’s north – it’s now the subject of a dispute between local councils on how to repair it. Read … Read more This wooden bridge was built in 1848. To fix it, it may be concreted | ABC News

More than 100 flood warnings as rain continues across Britain | ITV News

Parts of the UK which have already been saturated by heavy rainfall and flooding are braced as forecasters warn of further wet weather. The Environment Agency (EA) said there were 106 flood warnings in place for England on Thursday morning, including six severe warnings indicating lives were in danger in communities near the Welsh border. … Read more More than 100 flood warnings as rain continues across Britain | ITV News

Flooded communities expecting more heavy rain

With the clear up from Storm Dennis still ongoing, forecasters are predicting yet more torrential downpours. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) A month’s worth of rain could fall over the next 24 hours in some areas already badly affected by flooding. Tonight, six severe flood warnings are still in place across the Midlands. In Bridgnorth in Shropshire, some … Read more Flooded communities expecting more heavy rain

Prince Charles mixes history with technology on a day out around Warwickshire and Coventry

Prince Charles spent the day in Warwickshire and the West Midlands as part of a mini tour of the area. As President of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he stopped by their base in Stratford-upon-Avon to see how the redevelopment of their Costume Workshop is going. He toured the costume store before enjoying a performance of … Read more Prince Charles mixes history with technology on a day out around Warwickshire and Coventry

Britain counts the cost of Storm Dennis as flood warnings remain in place | ITV News

Britain continues to count the cost of Storm Dennis, as more than 200 flood warnings remain in place, including nine severe warnings in the west Midlands – meaning there is a danger to life. On Monday evening, West Mercia Police said it had found the body of a woman swept away by floodwater near Tenbury … Read more Britain counts the cost of Storm Dennis as flood warnings remain in place | ITV News

West Midlands Mayor: HS2 is a great investment

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street discusses and backs plans for HS2 on Sophy Ridge on Sunday. Join the debate using #RIDGE. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: … Read more West Midlands Mayor: HS2 is a great investment

Chopper’s Brexit Podcast: Trade secrets, with Liam Fox MP

Subscribe to Chopper’s Brexit Podcast: https://playpodca.st/chopper Fresh from Washington, former International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox brings an update on the state of the UK’s trade negotiations with the United States and tells Christopher Hope why the EU’s trading model is flawed. Also joining Chopper in the Red Lion pub: economist and author, Garett Jones reveals … Read more Chopper’s Brexit Podcast: Trade secrets, with Liam Fox MP

Why did Labour’s red wall turn blue?

Labour suffered a devastating loss in the general election, losing 59 MPs – including a huge number of traditionally safe voting areas. The ‘red wall’ is a Labour-voting stretch of seats across the Midlands and the north of England with strong working class roots. Constituencies include Leigh, Workington, Blyth Valley and Redcar and these were … Read more Why did Labour’s red wall turn blue?

Why is infant mortality on the rise in the West Midlands? – BBC Newsnight

After falling for many years, there has recently been a rise in infant mortality rates. Public health officials in the West Midlands have launched an investigation to find out why. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The West Midlands has long had a higher rate than other parts of the country and now BBC Newsnight … Read more Why is infant mortality on the rise in the West Midlands? – BBC Newsnight

Why is HS2 likely to cost so much – and will it be scrapped?

Boris Johnson’s plans to boost growth in newly-won Northern and Midlands constituencies is being put under pressure – by questions over the cost of the HS2 rail project. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) According to a government review, leaked to the Financial Times, the price tag could rise to as much as £106 billion. The report recommends that … Read more Why is HS2 likely to cost so much – and will it be scrapped?

Alison Meets Dame Edna and Talks About Becoming a ‘Religion’ | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF “Hello, Possums!” One’s the Queen of Melbourne, the others’ the Queen of the Midlands. We’re bringing two comedy legends together, as Alison meets Dame Edna Everage. Broadcast on: 20/12/19 Like, follow and subscribe to This Morning! Website: http://bit.ly/1MsreVq YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BxNiLl Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1FbXnjU Twitter: http://bit.ly/1Bs1eI1 This Morning – every weekday on … Read more Alison Meets Dame Edna and Talks About Becoming a ‘Religion’ | This Morning

UK election: Conservatives and Labour fight for votes on the ‘red wall’ – BBC Newsnight

Will Brexit threaten tribal loyalties on the red wall – constituencies in the Midlands and the north of England that traditionally voted Labour? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F With six days to go, Conservative candidate Andrew Percy and Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary Richard Burgon join Newsnight in Wakefield – a critical area in the … Read more UK election: Conservatives and Labour fight for votes on the ‘red wall’ – BBC Newsnight

Football: Darren Bent Signs for Aston Villa from Sunderland

Sunderland’s prolific striker, Darren Bent, who narrowly missed out on a World Cup place with England in 2010, has signed for fellow Barclays Premier League outfit, Aston Villa, for a fee of £18million – which could rise to £24million, depending upon the player hitting certain performance targets. Bent was yesterday confirmed as a Villa signing, … Read more Football: Darren Bent Signs for Aston Villa from Sunderland