Heavy rain causes flooding and leaves motorists stranded

Heavy rain causes flooding and leaves motorists stranded

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFlooding: River bank bursts in Anglesey townHeavy rain has flooded roads and left motorists stranded in north Wales. Police are urging people to avoid travelling where possible after Gwynedd, Conwy and Anglesey were hit. The Bangor and Bethesda policing team said it had been assisting its Anglesey colleagues, where officers have rescued people stranded in vehicles. The Met Office has yellow “be aware” weather alerts in place for areas of Wales until Thursday. It warns of gusts of up to 70mph (113km/h)…

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Runaway 15ft python Tinkerbell found in garden

Runaway 15ft python Tinkerbell found in garden

Image copyrightJade Sharmann Image caption Tinkerbell was given a bath to warm her up after her ordealA 15ft reticulated python escaped from her enclosure before turning up in a neighbour’s garden. Tinkerbell, owned by breeders Jade Sharmann and John Dean, slithered out of her home in Shaw Heath, Stockport, through a pipe on Monday night. She was found “freezing” but otherwise unharmed by her adventure the next day. Once back at home, six-year-old Tinkerbell was wrapped in a blanket, given a lukewarm bath to gently warm her up and given…

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'David Cassidy was my idol'

'David Cassidy was my idol'

Image copyrightInstagram/richardimageartphotography Image caption David Cassidy performing at the Empire Pool in Wembley in the 1970sThere has been an outpouring of emotional tributes to the US singer and actor David Cassidy, the 1970s teen pop idol who died on Wednesday. At the height of his fame, he had a huge fan club – bigger than those of The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Here, you have been sharing your stories of your encounters with the former teen heartthrob. Special memories Sandra Burnham from Bristol: “From the moment I caught my first…

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Multiyork collapse puts 550 jobs under threat

Multiyork collapse puts 550 jobs under threat

Image copyrightMultiyork Image caption British furniture retailer Multiyork has gone into administrationMultiyork, the furniture retailer, has gone into administration, putting 550 jobs under threat. The retailer will trade until Christmas at the earliest while administrators Duff & Phelps seek a buyer. Multiyork will honour all existing orders placed until 22 November and customers will be contacted by the retailer. The chain employs 547 staff in 50 stores and a manufacturing site in Thetford, Norfolk. Employees were told of the collapse on Wednesday afternoon and the management team will stay in…

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Anne Wafula-Strike: Paralympian wins train toilet payout

Anne Wafula-Strike: Paralympian wins train toilet payout

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