The mercury rose to 45C in northern provinces of the country
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Sunday 13 December 2009
"To everything there is a season." Well true, for the most part, but even Biblical prophecy couldn't allow for the dubious reliability of publishing literary fiction. As the past 12 months bear out, a hit or miss often proves as predictable as a hurricane or a heat wave. So who's been subject to a freak downpour and who's found themselves in the unexpected glare of the sun?
Friday 06 November 2009
Tuesday 20 October 2009
In every era there are only one or two moments when nations come together and reach agreements that make history because they change the course of history. Copenhagen must be such a time.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
The Met Office is today telling us what every Briton knows: it was wrong to raise summertime hopes.
Tuesday 14 July 2009
Tuesday 14 July 2009
Friday 03 July 2009
Thursday 02 July 2009
With two disappointing summers behind us, members of the public are making the most of the sunshine as they take time out to enjoy the hot weather.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Baking Britain was set to hit record temperatures again today as the country sweltered in the grip of heatwave conditions.
Sunday 28 June 2009
Health services in southern England and the Midlands have been put on alert for a heatwave due to hit early next week.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Britain will experience a heatwave next week, the Met Office and the Department of Health said yesterday.
Friday 26 June 2009
Britain could experience a heatwave next week, the Met Office and the Department of Health said today.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
Wednesday 15 April 2009
Diving in at the deep end is no excuse for shirking the style stakes
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week