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
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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- 3 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 4 Julian Assange and Edward Snowden join piracy mogul Kim Dotcom’s political campaign in New Zealand