In the headlines
Storm Ciarán has brought winds of up to 102mph to the Channel Islands and parts of southern England, causing school closures, travel disruption and power outages. The Met Office issued a rare red wind warning for Jersey, encouraging residents to stay indoors. An Australian woman has been charged with murder over the suspected mushroom poisoning of her family. In a story that made global headlines in July, the parents and aunt of Erin Patterson’s estranged husband died after she served them beef wellington thought to contain death cap mushrooms. The Beatles’s final song will be released this afternoon. Now And Then, which will debut on BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music at 2pm, features performances from all four band members, including vocals from the late John Lennon lifted from a demo of the track recorded in the 1970s.