Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers

Just a Mini problem! Car swept under bridge as owner tries to ford flooded river and rain brings chaos to Christmas travellers Families in Ystalyfera spend night in leisure centre after evacuationTonnes of earth crushed terraced houses in Pontypridd when wall collapsedWoman in Devon rescued by RNLI and fire crews after she was swept from her car Environment Agency issue 186 flood warnings and one severe flood warningRail routes under pressure as Christmas commuters try to get homeFirst Great Western advises passengers not to use trains in the South West Almost half of the expected monthly rainfall fell in one day in parts of UK Eleven families fled their homes in Wales over night after two landslides | UPDATED: 19:27 GMT, 23 December 2012 A 70 year old former Royal Marine has saved a woman from her sinking car after it was swept away by flood water and trapped under a bridge.

Ian Watkins of Lostprophets is remanded in custody over claims he plotted to rape pre-teen girl

Lead singer of Lostprophets rock band and ex-lover of Fearne Cotton is remanded in custody over claims he plotted to rape pre-teen girl Ian Watkins, 35, arrested as part of ongoing police investigationCharged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with girl under 13Also charged with possession and distribution of of indecent images Singer appeared before magistrates in Cardiff today, along with two others | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 19 December 2012 Charged: Ian Watkins, 35, pictured with former girlfriend Fearne Cotton, is charged with six child sex offences The lead singer of rock band Lostprophets was refused bail today after being accused of plotting to rape a child aged under 13. Ian Watkins, a former boyfriend of Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Fearne Cotton, was remanded in custody charged with six child sex offences. The 35-year-old was charged with conspiring to engage in sex with an underage girl.