Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
A driver dies after an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.
A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.
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