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  • The Met Office issued a severe weather warning overnight as rain turned into sleet and snow
    Snowfall hits UK as BST looms 20 ore fa

    British Summer Time is just days away but winter has had one last hurrah as snow fell across parts of the UK. Continua »Snowfall hits UK as BST looms

    The Met Office issued a severe weather warning overnight as rain turned into sleet and snow

    British Summer Time is just days away but winter has had one last hurrah as snow fell across parts of the UK.

  • 'Supertides' Draw Crowds In Western Europe
    'Supertides' Draw Crowds In Western Europe sab 21 mar 2015 19:13 CET

    Higher-than-usual tides are expected across the southern coast of England and the north of France due to a rare alignment of the sun and moon that happens only every … Continua »'Supertides' Draw Crowds In Western Europe

    'Supertides' Draw Crowds In Western Europe

    Higher-than-usual tides are expected across the southern coast of England and the north of France due to a rare alignment of the sun and moon that happens only every 18 years. The most spectacular scenes are expected at the picturesque French island of Mont Saint-Michel. Perched on a rocky island topped with a Gothic …

  • 'Eerie' Solar Eclipse Casts Shadow Across Europe
    'Eerie' Solar Eclipse Casts Shadow Across Europe ven 20 mar 2015 22:51 CET

    Millions of people across Europe have defied gloomy weather forecasts to watch a solar eclipse cast its shadow across the continent. The eclipse reached maximum coverage … Continua »'Eerie' Solar Eclipse Casts Shadow Across Europe

    'Eerie' Solar Eclipse Casts Shadow Across Europe

    Millions of people across Europe have defied gloomy weather forecasts to watch a solar eclipse cast its shadow across the continent. The eclipse reached maximum coverage at 9.31am when 95% of the Sun was obscured.

  • Latest science news
    Eclipse 2015 live ven 20 mar 2015 09:16 CET

    A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions shortly, depending on the fickle British weather. Continua »Eclipse 2015 live

    Latest science news

    A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions shortly, depending on the fickle British weather.

  • Solar Eclipse Nerves In The Land Of Maybe
    Solar Eclipse Nerves In The Land Of Maybe gio 19 mar 2015 23:58 CET

    Thousands of tourists who have spent a small fortune travelling to the Faroe Islands to see the full solar eclipse are keeping their fingers crossed for a big improvement … Continua »Solar Eclipse Nerves In The Land Of Maybe

    Solar Eclipse Nerves In The Land Of Maybe

    Thousands of tourists who have spent a small fortune travelling to the Faroe Islands to see the full solar eclipse are keeping their fingers crossed for a big improvement in the weather. The islands, situated to the far north of Scotland and midway between Iceland and Norway, are one of only two countries to offer a view …

  • Weather could make observing the eclipse difficult
    Clouds cast shadow on eclipse mania gio 19 mar 2015 18:15 CET

    A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions tomorrow, depending on luck and the fickle British weather. Continua »Clouds cast shadow on eclipse mania

    Weather could make observing the eclipse difficult

    A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions tomorrow, depending on luck and the fickle British weather.

  • Air pollution sparks health alert gio 19 mar 2015 11:47 CET

    A cloud of toxic smog over Britain combined with air pollution blowing in from Europe has caused a health alert, and could be an obstacle to those hoping to get a glimpse … Continua »Air pollution sparks health alert

    A cloud of toxic smog over Britain combined with air pollution blowing in from Europe has caused a health alert, and could be an obstacle to those hoping to get a glimpse of tomorrow's rare solar eclipse.

  • The aurora borealis over Derwentwater, near Keswick in the Lake District
    UK enjoys Northern Lights display mer 18 mar 2015 09:19 CET

    Skygazers have been treated to another spectacular display of the Northern Lights over the skies of Britain. Continua »UK enjoys Northern Lights display

    The aurora borealis over Derwentwater, near Keswick in the Lake District

    Skygazers have been treated to another spectacular display of the Northern Lights over the skies of Britain.

  • Unite leader Len McCluskey
    Union blast at 'fair weather' donor lun 16 mar 2015 15:00 CET

    The leader of Britain's biggest trade union has warned Labour it won't win the general election on the back of one-off donations from "fair-weather supp … Continua »Union blast at 'fair weather' donor

    Unite leader Len McCluskey

    The leader of Britain's biggest trade union has warned Labour it won't win the general election on the back of one-off donations from "fair-weather supporters".

  • Boston Breaks Its Record For Snowiest Winter
    Boston Breaks Its Record For Snowiest Winter lun 16 mar 2015 12:09 CET

    Boston residents have seen the snowiest winter in the city's recorded history. The city got 108.6in (275.8cm) of snow over the winter, surpassing its previous 1995-1996 … Continua »Boston Breaks Its Record For Snowiest Winter

    Boston Breaks Its Record For Snowiest Winter

    Boston residents have seen the snowiest winter in the city's recorded history. The city got 108.6in (275.8cm) of snow over the winter, surpassing its previous 1995-1996 record of 107.6in, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts. "Superbowls, World Series', Stanley Cups, and snowfall records," …