Image copyright Tanya O’Connell Image caption Tanya O’Connell said the lack of water delayed her taking medication while she recovered at home from an operation Schools have been closed and hospital appointments cancelled due to a burst pipe that has left large parts of London with little or no water. Thames Water said the fault…

Rain prevented play for much of the third day at New Road Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Blackfinch New Road (day three): Middlesex 221 & 287-6: Malan 124, Gubbins 91 Worcestershire 156: Ferguson 37; Helm 5-36 Middlesex (4 pts) lead Worcestershire (3 pts) by 260 runs Scorecard Middlesex were frustrated by the weather as rain…