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Man finally invents the ‘Leg Jumper’

‘Much like a jumper for the upper torso, it is worn over the primary trouser layer and gives extra warmth and protection to the lowest of the vital organs, the knees.’

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2011
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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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Scientists discover snowflake identical to one which fell in 1963

The team of researchers, backed by a £20m grant, were able to make an identical match to the famous Bentley flake, photographed 47 years ago by amateur snowflakeologist Wilson Bentley.

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2010
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Britain struggling to cope with blanket weather reporting

reporters instructed not to mention global warming, until at least next weekLarge parts of the UK have been deluged with camera crews and news reporters under some of the heaviest reporting conditions for almost forty years.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2010
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