… and the Met Office warns there is still more rain to come
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Tuesday 23 July 2013
Lightning strikes and flooding caused havoc on mainline rail services today.
Sunday 21 July 2013
Study part-funded by the CIA to investigate national security implications of geoengineering
Friday 12 July 2013
But good news is tempered by health alert
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Unprecedented extremes and warmest decade since modern measurements: grim report from World Meteorological Organisation
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Both the northern and southern hemispheres experienced the warmest temperatures for both land and sea
Thursday 27 June 2013
Burt Bacharach strolls onto the Festival Hall stage like he's stepping on board a yacht, the brass buttons on his blazer gleaming in the spotlight. A brief pause to acknowledge the applause, then the captain takes the helm of his Steinway to steer his crew smoothly through a half-century of hits.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
The nation he built is a flea which happily bites any great power that gets in its way
Monday 24 June 2013
For a good while on Sunday, the European Team Championships were in danger of being washed out – or flooded indoors.
Sunday 23 June 2013
Hurricanes, referred to as “acts of God” by insurers and seen by others as harbingers of the effects of climate change, are becoming more common as an unexpected side-effect of efforts to reduce pollution, research indicates.
After Schmallenberg and Bluetongue, expert warns of new diseases threatening Britain's livestock and crops because of global warming
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Bleak assessment of climate change means world was facing 'a lot more unanticipated events'
Monday 17 June 2013
Temperatures will reach a high of 26C today and could hit 30C tomorrow
Friday 14 June 2013
World No 5 attended daughter's graduation hours before tee-off as deluge caused delays
Thursday 13 June 2013
Post-mortems will be carried out today on the bodies of three brothers who drowned when their fishing vessel overturned at sea.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
To some, its use perfectly encapsulates the abject lack of imagination required to use social media: include it before a word or phrase to become “part of the conversation”. But now, in yet another sign that hashtags are the mass communication method of the future, Twitter's social networking rival Facebook has announced it is going to use them.
Friday 07 June 2013
The pressure is on as nine million students compete for a place in the nation’s elite
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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