Welcome to poundland: Thousands clamour for the 20 Victorian terraced properties on sale for 1 EACHMore than 100 people fighting for every Victorian house Council desperate to prompt regeneration in one of Liverpool's most impoverished areas By Jaya Narain PUBLISHED: 22:53 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 2 March 2013 A house in Kensington, Liverpool may not have the airs and graces of a Georgian mansion in the desirable SW1 district in London.
Wiped out by a raging river: 3,000-year-old bridge known as the Devil's sunbathing spot is washed away as 2012 comes to a very wet close Bridge swept away by raging river, after trees carried in flood snap cablesAncient construction in Exmoor, Somerset, could date back to 1000 B.C.
The secret midwife: Psychotic mothers, exhausted doctors and nurses asleep on the job: A whistleblower reveals the desperate truth behind those rose-tinted TV shows | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 15 December 2012 With Call The Midwife and One Born Every Minute enjoying huge success, bringing babies into the world has rarely had more attention. Yet the reality could hardly be more different from the cosy TV image. In fact, maternity care is facing crisis
Deluged homeowners' fury at failure of 1.7m state-of-the-art defences which they celebrated with an 'end of flooding party' Distressed families said they were unprepared for flooding because they had been told the pumps would protect themValued possessions were washed away and villagers evacuatedA baby and a 90-year-old were rescued from their houses by boatWater rose four feet in just half an hour after electrical fault Parts of Britain experienced worst floods in 70 years | UPDATED: 13:42 GMT, 26 November 2012 Homeowners were today trying to repair the damage to their homes after a 1.7milllion flood defence system failed during torrential rain this weekend.