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BBC admits some town names on UK weather map are ‘made up’

The Director General of the BBC has been forced to admit that the map used in the channel’s weather forecasts frequently contain names of towns that don’t exist. The practice came to light after Conservative MP Toby Booth asked a question at PMQs in which he referenced recent levels of rainfall in the Hampshire village of ‘Lower Spangle’.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2014
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Michael Fish ‘relaxed’ ahead of Cornwall fishing trip

Semi-retired weather forecaster Michael Fish is preparing to ‘let his hair down’ over the next few days by heading to the Cornish Coast with family and friends on a three-day mackerel fishing trip.

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Posted: Oct 27th, 2013
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Michael Fish caught siphoning off favourable weather for personal use

Weather guru and role model for millions, Michael Fish has been accused of siphoning off the most favourable weather for his own personal use, according to a Guardian exposé today. ‘I couldn’t believe it’, said a neighbour yesterday. ‘I was getting a proper soaking and Fish was just sitting there in his sunglasses drinking Pims!’

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2012
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Met Office and Met Police to launch cutting edge nationwide ‘riotcasts’

In conjunction with the Met police, the Meteorological Office are set to launch the first forecasts for riot conditions throughout the UK to meet public demand. Experts have been working around the clock to provide predictions of aggro by adapting computer models to analyse social networking feeds and the winds whipped up by huge firestorms.

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2011
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