Flu death toll hits 254 in the UK

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Mail Online—Some 215 deaths have struck England, 27 are known to have died in Scotland and 12 in Northern Ireland. No precise data exists for Wales.

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-government forces pounded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 66 people after the enclave's heaviest one-day death toll in three years, a monitoring group said.