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article 04 April 2014 UK
The broken Dawlish rail link, which became one of the defining images of the flooding that hit parts of southern Britain in February, is reopening in time for the Easter holidays.
Dawlish coastal rail link reopens two months after storms

The broken Dawlish rail link, which became one of the defining images of the storms and flooding that hit parts of southern Britain in February, reopens in time for the Easter holidays.

article 31 March 2014 UK
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UK floods: Somerset dredging starts

Dredging begins on the Somerset Levels, where thousands of acres of land were submerged during storms and heavy rain.

video 31 March 2014 UK

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Aerial footage: dredging on Somerset Levels - video

Dredging begins on the flood-hit Somerset Levels. Homes, businesses and farms were left devastated when thousands of acres of land were submerged during relentless storms and rain.

article 31 March 2014 UK
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'We live in an era of man-made climate change' - IPCC

Much of the world remains unprepared for the mounting threats of the changing climate, a major international report warns.

article 07 March 2014 World
Winter Infographic
Liam Dutton by Record-breaking winter of 2013/14 - infographic

Winter 2013/14 was exceptionally stormy across the UK, with at least 12 major winter storms battering the country. Heavy rain and flooding were prevalent, causing many records to be broken.

post 05 March 2014
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Flood-proofing the Somerset levels will be a pricey endeavour

Raising roads, dredging rivers, installing a tidal barrage: Somerset's to-do list has been presented to government, but the cost will be high.

post 26 February 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: UK stats chief backs us on floods spending

The chair of the UK Statistics Authority has added his voice to growing doubt over the government's use of statistics on flood defence spending.

article 21 February 2014 UK
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UK floods damage 'could have been prevented'

Environmental experts say the damage caused by the recent flooding could have been prevented if the correct water management techniques had been used.

video 19 February 2014 UK

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Spending on British flooding - a drop in the ocean? - video

As David Cameron says money is no object on flood relief, a team of Dutch engineers arrive in the UK and reveal that British defences are under severe strain. Tom Clarke reports.