All 50 US states are below freezing as the polar vortex sworls around North America, shattering temperature records and causing a collective shudder across the continent.
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Thursday 02 January 2014
The open air Michigan Stadium was packed for the New Year's Day game, despite the conditions
Monday 16 December 2013
H&M, the Swedish fashion group and world’s second-biggest clothing retailer, beat expectations as it saw sales jump 21 per cent across its 3132 stores.
Friday 13 December 2013
The country has banned Father Frost - the Russian equivalent of Father Christmas - from appearing on state TV as the character 'bears no relation to national traditions'
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Nearly one in every five pounds spent on shopping in the UK is done online – the highest level recorded, according to the British Retail Consortium.
Rash headlines : Met Office denies predicting three months of exceptionally cold weather amid reports of Britain's 'coldest winter ever'
Saturday 30 November 2013
A number of newspapers this morning published articles warning of a 'killer three month freeze' that is expected to hit Britain in days
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Forecasters says cold snap will settle in for the next two weeks and warned of transport disruption
Friday 11 October 2013
The number of callouts for boiler-related problems increased by 72 per cent from the first week of September to the first week of October, the AA reported this week.
Monday 07 October 2013
Industrial users of electricity would be first to face usage restrictions
Friday 04 October 2013
Bernal also quizzed on Che Guevara's legacy and the war on drugs
Thursday 03 October 2013
A mind-numbingly pretentious 75 minutes
Monday 30 September 2013
Anonymous performer teams up with London printmakers to create branded T shirts and bags
Sunday 29 September 2013
Capes! I'll be swooshing around as if I'm on stage at the Globe all winter then.
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Laura Ashley managed to achieve a rare feat for the High Street today, recording a fall in online sales.
Sunday 01 September 2013
The Independent's political correspondent James Cusick worked with David Frost on 'Frost on Sunday' in the late 80s. Here he remembers a remarkable man
Saturday 20 July 2013
Pegg, Frost and Wright end their 'Cornetto' trilogy with a clever, touching comedy
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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