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Exclusive ski resort battles unexpected sunshine

he affluent Swiss ski resort of Verbier remained in chaos today following a spell of dazzling sunshine which caused it to run out of essential warm-weather supplies such as expensive designer sunglasses and convertible hire-cars.

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Posted: Dec 21st, 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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New winter driving test to be introduced in time for next summer

current test no way near good enough for membership of AA‘With a bit of British ingenuity, incessant grumbling and a can of shaving foam, we believe we can simulate many of the conditions that drivers would have to cope with during a snowy spell.’

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2010
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Southerners evoke blitz spirit to defy horrific centimetre thick blanket of snow

London’s chirpy cockneys, chinless hoorays, plucky ethnic types and evil middle class do-gooders united as one yesterday to send a defiant message – ‘mustn’t grumble’.

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2010
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Council worker not interested in talking about weather

Clerical staff at Manchester City Council were left dumbstruck yesterday when one of their colleagues failed to enter into a conversation about the weather. Dave Hampton, 29, has been an employee of the council for two years and has never previously refused to discuss weather conditions, according to his colleagues.

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2010
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