Owen Paterson

A woman and her dog are rescued by the RNLI or Royal National Lifeboat Institute, from floods as heavy seas and high tides sweep across the country, in Rhyl, Wales, Thursday Dec. 5, 2013.  (AP Photo/PA,  Peter Byrne)

Thousands in UK face another day of flooding

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people in Britain mopped up flooded homes on Friday after a powerful storm that scoured northern Europe with hurricane-force gusts kicked up the biggest tidal surge in 60 years, swamping […]


Jack Russell terrier being scanned for a microchip, image from Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre. (AP Photo)

All dogs in England to get microchips by 2016

LONDON (AP) — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wednesday.



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