Thousands of families are being evacuated as parts of the UK brace themselves for the worst storms in more than 60 years.
Chancellor George Osborne has told the country "Britain's economic plan is working but the job is not done".
The main measures and forecasts as outlined by the Chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn Statement:
A man accused of killing Fusilier Lee Rigby told police he was targeted because "he was the soldier that we spotted first", a court has heard.
Nigella Lawson has said she is "not proud" of her past drug use after admitting she has occasionally taken cocaine and cannabis.
A Royal Marine convicted of killing an Afghan insurgent has been named after three leading judges overturned an anonymity ruling.
Former Superbike racer Sean Emmett, whose wife died in Dubai while the couple were on their honeymoon, has been arrested on his return to the UK.
A Canadian woman has inadvertently live-tweeted her husband's death after writing about a car crash on Twitter.
The Fast & Furious team has released a two-minute tribute video in memory of Paul Walker, who was killed in a car crash near Hollywood at the weekend.
Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC after suggesting on his show that former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin eats faeces.
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