The strongest gusts on the UK mainland were in Wales with 78mph recorded at Aberdaron and Capel Curig.
Some areas have seen a 66% increase in a year in the number of children in care needing adoptive parents.
Leicester make a winning start to life after Craig Shakespeare as they outplay Swansea to earn a second victory of the Premier League season.
Britain's double Olympic champion Jade Jones secures her first major title of 2017 and Bianca Walkden wins her third Grand Prix of the year.
Boss Paul Clement says Swansea City took a "step backwards" in defeat by Leicester and promises changes to their team.
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