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Storm hits southern England, dinner parties in crisis

After a hurricane-force storm hit the south of England, food hoarding has led to a run on essentials like olive oil and organic asparagus. Home Counties housewives have recalled stories told by their mothers of the 1987 storm, where families were left unable to the host even the most basic dinner party.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2013
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Discovery of weather balloon dismissed as ‘part that fell off flying saucer’

Enthusiastic weather balloon collectors have been disappointed to learn that the balloon they collected was simply an unidentified component of an alien spaceship.

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Posted: Aug 5th, 2013
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Post-snow horror worsens as greengrocer accused of selling snowman body parts

Lancashire police have launched a murder investigation after the gruesome discovery of a sackful of amputated snowmen’s noses in the stock room of a Skelmersdale greengrocer.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2013
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Wettest August on record sees Thames Water enforce ‘compulsory hosepipe use’

water fussAfter the MET Office announcement that August was the wettest for 100 years, Thames Water has declared a ’compulsory hosepipe use’. The moves comes just weeks after lifting a hosepipe ban that was enforced as a result of the wettest drought since records began.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2012
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Met Office warns severe weather warnings imminent

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning warning, as severe weather raises the likelihood of a severe weather warning as well as up to 10cm of severe weather whining in some areas.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2012
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