Attempt to tidy up following prank from local children ends in disaster
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Tuesday 18 May 2010
Temperatures in the week ahead are likely to soar to up to 10 degrees above the average for this time of year, a forecaster said today.
Friday 07 May 2010
Wednesday 28 April 2010
It is time to bring out the summer wardrobe as today is set to be the hottest day of the year so far, forecasters predicted.
Saturday 24 April 2010
We know there are parts of Scotland where snow is forecast and other parts of Scotland where the planes have been grounded by a new plume of volcanic ash from Iceland.
Sunday 11 April 2010
The three main political party leaders are to answer questions from users of internet sites Facebook and YouTube, it was announced today.
Saturday 06 March 2010
First it promised a "barbecue summer" that brought little but rain. Then came the "mild winter" which turned out to be one of the coldest in 31 years. Now the Met Office is simply scrapping its long-term seasonal forecasts.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Mix two parts legend to one part myth, sprinkle some facts and grill for a few decades: the London Stone is London's enigmatic emblem, tightrope-walking over a sea of mystery and romance from its ersatz home on one of the city's busiest commercial streets.
Sunday 17 January 2010
Friday 11 December 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Thursday 19 November 2009
Saturday 07 November 2009
Tuesday 27 October 2009
It was billed as the "barbecue summer" but in reality brought nothing but rain. After July's string of false promises, the Met Office has put its reputation back on the line, heralding this week as the "official Indian summer".
Monday 28 September 2009
It’s official: summer is over, autumn has begun. But rather than pine for beach barbeques and balmy nights, why not embrace autumn instead?
Saturday 26 September 2009
In one respect, Channel 4's Peep Show is simply a revival of Neil Simon's original (and brilliant) Odd Couple idea; slob lives with neat-and-tidy type giving rise to much hilarity. But the brilliance of Peep Show lies in taking that promising core and smothering it in rich new stuff: superb writing, innovative point-of-view filming, wonderful acting and the violent juxtaposition of the very contemporary and mundane world of JLB Finance with, say, a roast-dog barbecue.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales