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Ice-fall woman, 90, accused of diving by off-duty referee

‘Players these days go down at the slightest contact, so I gave her one of those looks and gestured to her to get up. There was no-one near her at the time. In my view it was a dive, pure and simple.’

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2012
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NewsBiscuit weather supplement: So what exactly is this ‘snow’?

Meteorologists didn’t see it coming. Weathermen deny it. Transport planners are baffled by it. Drivers live in fear of it. Until yesterday, nobody had heard of it.

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2012
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Government to spend hundreds of millions on snowploughs “to jinx it”

The government intends to invest hundreds of millions of pounds on snowploughs, gritters and salt supplies in a bid to “jinx” the chances of Britain experiencing another rough winter, it emerged this morning.

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2010
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New Scottish minister for transport promises plentiful snow stocks this winter

will deliver more winter benefits than any other Scottish minister, since the last one.The new Scottish minister for transport and infrastructure, Keith Brown, has been quick reassure the Scottish people that supplies of snow are sufficient to see them through the festive period.

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Posted: Dec 14th, 2010
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Town complains at being largely unaffected by snow

‘It’s a disgrace. It’s not right that I’m still expected to drive to work when people in Scotland have just been sitting at home.’

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Posted: Dec 8th, 2010
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