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In the papers today - Monday 2nd July

As Britain tried to cope with a fresh deluge of rain yesterday, Environment Agency chief executive Baroness Young said that that her £500M annual budget was too small to cope with the extreme flooding that has put parts of Yorkshire and the West of England under water.
She has put in a bid for at least an extra £150M but experts say £250M is needed to bring Britain's flood defences to the level that could hold back floods that have left five people dead.The Independent Cars were banned from approaching airport terminals last night as unprecedented security measures were enforced to combat a suspected al-Qa'eda bombing campaign.- The Daily Telegraph

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