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Ryan Gosling sees the funny side as La La Land team sees prize slip from grasp

Ryan Gosling sees the funny side as La La Land team sees prize slip from grasp
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 27 March 2017
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At least he wasn’t feeling too burned after also missing out the best actor award earlier in the night.

Can you match these award-winning actors to the film that won them their Oscar?

Can you match these award-winning actors to the film that won them their Oscar?
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 27 March 2017
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Match the award winning actors to the film that won them an Oscar

Apple unveils the first red iPhone and a new iPad

Apple unveils the first red iPhone and a new iPad
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 March 2017
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The iPhone 7 has a new colour finish and the iPad Air 2 has a faster, more powerful replacement.

Famous Landmarks

Famous Landmarks
  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 March 2017
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Can you identify the locations of these famous landmarks?

It might officially be spring but the people of Scotland would probably say otherwise

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 March 2017
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It’s snowing hard, with motorists facing disruption during rush hour.

44 in 50 People Can't Spell These 27 Words Correctly On Their First Try

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 March 2017
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44 in 50 People Can't Spell These 27 Words Correctly On Their First Try

This is what will happen when Theresa May triggers Article 50 on March 29

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 20 March 2017
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This is what will happen when Theresa May triggers Article 50 on March 29

Spring could bring Arctic snow and ice, Met Office warns

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 20 March 2017
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Spring could bring Arctic snow and ice, Met Office warns

The science behind the fiery locks of redheads

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 17 March 2017
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The science behind the fiery locks of redheads

Scientist wants to prove food picked up from the floor is safe because of the five-second rule

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 March 2017
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Scientist wants to prove food picked up from the floor is safe because of the five-second rule

Could you pass High School Geography?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 March 2017
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So what caused this strange zig zag pattern to form on a frozen lake in Iceland?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 March 2017
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So what caused this strange zig zag pattern to form on a frozen lake in Iceland?

Can you score a perfect ten on this quiz...without cheating?!

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 March 2017
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Can you score a perfect ten on this quiz...without cheating?!

It was so cold in New York that this lake home turned into an incredible, massive ice sculpture

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
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It was so cold in New York that this lake home turned into an incredible, massive ice sculpture

Man creates tiny hats for a toad that just hung out on his porch all day

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
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Man creates tiny hats for a toad that just hung out on his porch all day

The internet is thinking up brilliant new names for the UK if Scotland leaves

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
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The internet is thinking up brilliant new names for the UK if Scotland leaves

Scientists think weird energy flashes in the sky could be from aliens

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
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Scientists think weird energy flashes in the sky could be from aliens

Nicola Sturgeon plans to trigger a new independence vote

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 13 March 2017
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Nicola Sturgeon plans to trigger a new independence vote

Science Ladder Quiz

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 13 March 2017
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Science ladder quiz

This live TV interview being interrupted by two kids may be the funniest TV moment of 2017

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 13 March 2017
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This live TV interview being interrupted by two kids may be the funniest TV moment of 2017

US politicians have just approved a bill that wants Nasa to send humans to Mars by 2033

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 10 March 2017
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US politicians have just approved a bill that wants Nasa to send humans to Mars by 2033

Toddler has a tantrum while meeting the Queen

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 10 March 2017
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Toddler has a tantrum while meeting the Queen

This is why pandas are black and white

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 10 March 2017
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This is why pandas are black and white

Can You Match The Quote to the Inspirational Woman?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 March 2017
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Can You Match The Quote to the Inspirational Woman?

Cockney rhyming slang quiz

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 March 2017
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Cockney rhyming slang quiz

This adorable baby otter was rescued and nursed back to health

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 March 2017
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This adorable baby otter was rescued and nursed back to health

Quiz: Which Crufts category should you enter?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 9 March 2017
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Quiz: Which Crufts category should you enter?

Patient died after heart valve inserted upside down

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 7 March 2017
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Patient died after heart valve inserted upside down

Singer George Michael died of natural causes

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 7 March 2017
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Singer George Michael died of natural causes

How rapidly is your brain ageing?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 7 March 2017
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How rapidly is your brain ageing?

85% of people can't get through this landmark quiz

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 7 March 2017
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85% of people can't get through this landmark quiz

A man proposed to his girlfriend during the morning rush hour 10 years after they met on a train

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 6 March 2017
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A man proposed to his girlfriend during the morning rush hour 10 years after they met on a train

Look at this huge cat run

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 6 March 2017
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look at this huge cat run

Entertainer Sir Ken Dodd left tickled pink by knighthood

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 3 March 2017
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Entertainer Sir Ken Dodd left tickled pink by knighthood

Are sleep tracker apps actually harming your sleep?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 3 March 2017
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Are sleep tracker apps actually harming your sleep?

The Government will seek to overturn Lords defeat on Brexit Bill in the Commons

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 2 March 2017
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The Government will seek to overturn Lords defeat on Brexit Bill in the Commons

Look at these stunning pictures of the Northern Lights taken from around the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 2 March 2017
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Look at these stunning pictures of the Northern Lights taken from around the UK

Loneliness grows with one in eight people having no close friends

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 1 March 2017
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Loneliness grows with one in eight people having no close friends

Woman finds £20 on the floor and is convicted of theft

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 1 March 2017
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Woman finds £20 on the floor and is convicted of theft

Take a look at some of the stunning scenes from Rio Carnival

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 28 February 2017
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Take a look at the some of the stunning scenes from Rio Carnival

Some valuable ancient gold jewellery has been found on farmland in Staffordshire

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 28 February 2017
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Some valuable ancient gold jewellery has been found on farmland in Staffordshire

General Knowledge Quiz

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 3 February 2017
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general KnowledgeQuiz

Can You Correctly Name These 19 Countries Based On Their Outline?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 3 February 2017
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Can You Correctly Name These 19 Countries Based On Their Outline?

Impossible Riddles

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 24 January 2017
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Can you outsmart these 19 tough riddles?! Have a go!

The Ultimate Spelling Quiz

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 24 January 2017
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How do you rate your spelling skills? Even the best spellers will have difficulties completing this quiz! Give it a go!

The 21 most unknown words in English

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 17 January 2017
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Do you know the 21 most unknown words in English?

How much of your brain's potential do you actually use?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 16 January 2017
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Find out how much of your brain's potential you actually use with this quiz!

How well do you remember The Snowman?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 13 December 2016
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Take this quiz to see how much you can remember from this Christmas classic.

How British Are You?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 13 December 2016
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Find out how British you really are by taking this Quiz!

Misused Words

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 December 2016
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Can you accurately fill In the blank with these often misused words!

How happy are you based on how you see yellow?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 December 2016
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Do you project happiness? Find out with this fun test.

Can you match the language to the country?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 29 November 2016
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Do you know your languages and your geography? Have a go at this test...it's not as simple as you might think!

Can you pass this Science test?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 29 November 2016
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Weather Wherever Games

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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Pass the time with Weather Wherever's new games section. What games are available to play? Find them all below: Click on the pictures to start a game.

Can you pass this mathematical colour test?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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Try your hand at this test to see if you are a colour whizz!

Do you know the 19 most confusing words in the English langauge

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 18 November 2016
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How well do you know the English language? Take this test to find out...only 3 in 55 people are known to pass!

A windy and showery weekend for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 4 February 2016
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A windy and showery weekend across the UK. There will be occasional sunny intervals at times but they won't last long.

A windy and showery weekend for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 28 January 2016
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A windy and rainy weekend is expected for the UK. The winds will be strong across northern parts of the country with the possibility of winds reaching up to 85mph over north-western Scotland.

Unsettled conditions over the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 25 January 2016
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Unsettled conditions are expected over the UK this week. There will be some showers accompanied by strong winds at times. In Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales those showers will be heavier and they may fall increasingly as snow over the hills.

A showery weekend is expected with warmer conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 22 January 2016
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A cloudy weekend is expected accompanied by rain and winds at times. However, on Saturday it is expecetd to be fine at the beginning of the day. Conditions will be warmer than previous days though.

A mix of sunny spells and showers is expected this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 18 January 2016
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A mix of sunny spells and showers are expected this week for the UK. Rain will be accompanied by winds most of the time feeling rather cold.

A cold week is expected for the UK with wintry showers

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 12 January 2016
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A cold week is expected with wintry showers and snow in places. There will be some showers or longer spells of rain with hail or storm activity.

Unsettled and rather chilly conditions this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 7 January 2016
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Unsettled and rather chilly conditions are expected this weekend. There will be a band of showers and the risk of snow over some parts of Scotland.However, further south there will be some dry periods.

Rather cloudy with rain across most parts of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 14 December 2015
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Unsetteld conditions are expected this week with longer spells of rain in places. There will be some snow in the Highlands and strong winds at times. However, there will be some sunny intervals in places.

Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 10 December 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend across the UK. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells in places. However, the northern parts of Scotland can expect to see some wet snow at times.

A mix of showers and sunny spells over the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 December 2015
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A mix of showers and sunny spells is expected this week for the UK. There will be some heavy downpours mainly across Scotland and northern parts of England. However, there will be some sunny spells at times.

Storm Desmond hits the UK!

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 December 2015
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Storm Desmond hit the UK on Saturday and as a result homes and roads were flooded in Scotland and northern parts of England. Hundreds of people were forced to evacuate their homes or even whole areas.

A windy and showery weekend is expected across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 3 December 2015
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A windy weekend is expected across the country with longer spells of rain in places. There will be the possibility of some snow over the Scottish Highlands. However, there will be some sunny intervals at times.

A cloudy and showery week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 1 December 2015
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Heavy rain is expected across most parts of the UK. There is the risk of snow in places, mainly over northern parts of Scotland and England.

A showery and cold weekend is expected for the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 26 November 2015
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A cloudy and showery weekend is expected with the possibility of snow in places and generally cold conditions. The rain will be heavy at times accompanied by strong winds.

A mix of sunny spells and rain across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 24 November 2015
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A mix of sunny spells and rain across the UK this week.It will be generally cloudy with occasional sunny spells with warmer temperatures than previous days.

A cold weekend is expected with the risk of snow in places

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 19 November 2015
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A cold weekend is expected with the risk of snow in places. It will feel much colder than the previous days and there will be rain accompanied by hail at times.

A showery and windy week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 16 November 2015
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This week there will be showers across most parts of the UK accompanied by winds and storm activity at times. It is expected to be generally colder than the previous week especially in the North.

Unstable conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 12 November 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend accompanied by winds and longer spells of rain that turns heavier at times. However, there will be some dry periods mainly in southern parts of the UK.

A windy and showery weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 5 November 2015
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A windy and showery weekend is expected for most parts of the UK. The winds are expected to reach up to 60mph at times. However, there will be some dry periods with lots of sunny spells.

A mix of sunny spells and rain this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 2 November 2015
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A dry start to the week that it is followed by showery conditions. Rain will come and go accompanied by winds at times. However, there will be occasional spells of sunshine in places.

A rainy start to the weekend that turns dry and sunny later on

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 30 October 2015
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On Friday and Saturday some showers are expected across most parts of the UK but later on they ease off leaving fine weather with lots of sunny spells. Northern parts of the UK might also see some wind at times.

Unstable conditions across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 27 October 2015
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This week the weather conditions will be unstable across the country. There will be dry periods and showery periods at times feeling generally breezy.

A mixture of rain and sunny spells is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 22 October 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally cloudy and showery over Scotland and the rest of the country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells.

The strongest earthquakes in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 20 October 2015
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The UK is not usually associated with earthquakes, however, around 20 to 30 occur each year and some of these are noticeable by residents in close areas.

Unstable conditions this week across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 19 October 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells at times. It will generally feel breezy in most parts of the country with lows of 2°C.

A dry but cloudy weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 15 October 2015
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A dry but cloudy weekend is expected. The weather will feel rather breezy at times accompanied by light rain in places.

A dry weekend is expected with cooler conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 8 October 2015
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Dry conditions are expected this weekend with occasional sunny spells. However, some showers might show up over Scotland. Temperatures will reach up to 17°C.

A generally dry weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 1 October 2015
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A generally dry weekend is expected for the UK with cooler temperatures than the previous days. However, it might turn rainy by the end of it with the risk of strong winds in places.

A fine week is expected with lots of sunshine

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 28 September 2015
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A fine week is expected across the UK this week with a fair amount of sunny spells. The weather conditions will be generally pleasant across most of the UK. However, there might be some cloudy periods across Scotland.

A dry and sunny weekend is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 24 September 2015
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Fine weather is expected for most parts of the UK this weekend with lots of sunshine in places. However, there might be some light showers across northern parts of the country.

Rare and impressive weather phenomena

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 22 September 2015
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Weather phenomena sometimes can be impressive and stunning especially when they are not so ordinary. Did you know that rainbows can also appear during the night? Let’s discover what moon bows, mirages, fire rainbows and pyrocumulus clouds are!

Unstable conditions across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 21 September 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected across the country this week. Rain will come and go leaving some sunny spells. Some of the showers will turn heavier at times with the risk of storm activity and hail in places.

A generally dry weekend is expected with a few showers at times

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 17 September 2015
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A generally dry weekend is expected accompanied by a fair amount of sunny spells. However there will be a few showers at times. The weather conditions should be cooler with lows of 6°C.

Unsettled conditions across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 14 September 2015
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A cool week is generally expected accompanied by heavy rain at times.The UK will experience wet conditions with the risk of storm activity in places. However, there will be some sunny breaks from time to time.

A fine start to the weekend but it won't last

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 10 September 2015
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A warm and sunny start to the weekend is expected but it soon turns cloudy and showery across most parts of the UK. There is also the risk of heavier rain in places accompanied by storm activity.

Floods cause damage in Spain!

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 9 September 2015
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Yesterday on the 8th of September, torrential storms caused flash floods in south-eastern Spain. These floods washed away cars and lorries and the whole region turned into a huge river.

Dry conditions with sunny spells are expected this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 7 September 2015
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Dry conditions with plenty of spells of sunshine are expected this week across the country. However, it will be rather breezy at times. Throughout the week there might be some light rain mainly in the North.

Dry but rather cloudy across the UK this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 3 September 2015
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It is expected to be generally dry this weekend across the UK but rather cloudy. Northern parts of Scotland will experience some light rain at times but the rest of the country will see decent amounts of sunny spells.

Breezy conditions are expected this week across the country

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 31 August 2015
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A breezy week is expected across the UK. It will be generally cloudy but sunny spells will appear in southern parts of the country. Temperatures won't be higher than 19°C.

Tropical storm Erika

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 27 August 2015
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center reported that a tropical storm called Erika hit the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas yesterday and appeared to be heading to Florida where the last storm to hit this area was Wilma in October 2005.

A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 27 August 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend with the risk of heavier showers across Scotland. The weather conditions will be generally unstable for most of the UK.

A mixture of rain and sunny spells across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 24 August 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this week across the UK. The country will experience a mixture of rain and sunny spells and the rain will regularly come and go.

The worst hailstorms across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 21 August 2015
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A hail storm occurs when thunderstorms produce hail. Hail is a type of solid precipitation that is produced by cumulonimbus clouds which are thick and towering and are formed under storm activity.

A cloudy and stormy weekend is expected across the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 19 August 2015
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A cloudy and stormy weekend is expected across the UK. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be generally wet and cloudy for most parts of the country.

A dry start to the week that turns showery later on

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 17 August 2015
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A dry start to the week that turns showery later on across the UK. It will be dry and sunny for most parts but showers will appear by the middle of the week.

A rainy start to the weekend followed by dry conditions

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 13 August 2015
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A rainy start to the weekend followed by dry conditions. It will be showery with the risk of stormy activity on Friday but the rest of the weekend will be dry with occasional spells of sunshine.

A generally dry week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 10 August 2015
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A generally dry week is expected across most parts of the UK. However, there will be some showers at times with the risk of storm activity. Temperatures will be quite chilly in the North but warmer with highs between 21°C and 23°C in the South.

Dry and warm conditions for most parts of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 6 August 2015
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A dry and sunny weekend is expected across most parts of the UK. However, it will be rather showery in the North by the end of the weekend.

A showery week for the North but generally dry elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 3 August 2015
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Another showery week for northern parts of the UK with some sunny intervals. The rest of the country will experience generally dry conditions with spells of sunshine and a few showers at times. Temperatures will feel quite warm in parts.

Rainy in the North but dry with spells of sunshine elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 30 July 2015
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A rainy weekend is expected for northern parts of the UK. However, the rest of the country will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine at times.

Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 23 July 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the UK with a mixture of showers and sunny intervals. There is also the risk of storm activity at times.

How to prepare your skin for the summer

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 21 July 2015
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Before going to the beach or to the swimming pool for a little tanning session, it is important to prepare your skin to prevent sunburn. Indeed, these burns of the skin can cause many health problems

A showery week across Scotland but generally dry elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 20 July 2015
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A cloudy and showery week is expected for northern parts of the country with sunny intervals at times. For the rest of the country it will be generally dry with bright spells of sunshine in places.

Where does lightning flash most frequently?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 17 July 2015
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We all have seen lightning strikes at least once in our life but have you ever thought if there are places where this phenomenon is more frequent? Does lightning have any specific preference of where it strikes? Is it more often over land or oceans?

A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 16 July 2015
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Unstable conditions are expected this weekend across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind and the possibility of storm activity in places.

Unstable conditions across the UK this week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 13 July 2015
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Unstable conditions across the UK this week. It will be a generally warm week but there will be a mixture of sunny spells and showers with the possibility of stormy activity at times.

The hottest places in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 9 July 2015
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This summer is expected to be one of the hottest ones for the UK! The first day of July we saw record breaking weather with temperatures reaching up to 36.7C°, breaking the previous record occuring in July 2006 when temperatures reached 36°C

A mixture of rain and sunshine this weekend over the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 9 July 2015
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A mixture of showers and sunshine is expected across the country this weekend. It will be generally rainy and cloudy over Scotland and northern parts of the UK but the rest of the country will experience a mix of sunny spells and rain.

A wet and cloudy week is expected

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 6 July 2015
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A generally cloudy and rainy week accompanied by stormy activity in places. There will be some dry periods by the end of the week with occasional spells of sunshine.

Warm but unsettled conditions are expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 2 July 2015
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Unsettled conditions are expected this weekend with a mix of sunshine and heavy showers accompanied by lightning at times.Temperatures will be generally warm across the country.

Will it be the hottest July ever recorded?

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 1 July 2015
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Most of us are more than happy when the weather is hot and sunny.... but what about extreme heat in the form of a heatwave? A large part of the UK has been on heatwave alert since yesterday. What is a heatwave and what is the currrent impact?

Wimbledon 2015: will it be the hottest tournament ever recorded?

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Wednesday 1 July 2015
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Wimbledon organisers are taking emergency measures for the fans and players that will be exposed to the heatwave this week! Temperatures are expected to rise above 30°C and everyone is wondering if there will be a weather breaking record.

Hot weather conditions are expected this week

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 29 June 2015
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A generally warm week it is expected across the UK. However, northern parts of the country will experience some heavy rains accompanied by lightning activity at times.

A mixture of showers and sunny spells across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 22 June 2015
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A cloudy start to the week accompanied by some showers in places. Throughout the week it will turn drier with sunny spells for most parts of the UK but it will remain rather cloudy in the North.

The most disastrous floods in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 22 June 2015
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The UK has experienced several heavy floods over the last century affecting thousands of people and causing damages of millions of pounds. Today, 2.3 million homes and 185 000 businesses are in danger of flooding in England and Wales

A mix of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 18 June 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend across the UK. It will be cloudy and rainy across Scotland with sunny intervals at times but the rest of the country will generally experience unstable conditions.

Wet and cloudy in the North, dry with sunny spells elsewhere

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 15 June 2015
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A cloudy week for northern parts of the UK accompanied by light rain at times. The rest of the country will experience warm and dry conditions.

Record breaking weather in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 11 June 2015
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Over the years many places in the UK have claimed to be either the warmest and sunniest or the rainiest and coldest. Recent research has shown that Cardiff is the UK’s rainiest city and Eastbourne, East Sussex the sunniest!

Wet conditions are expected this weekend with some sunny intervals at times

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 11 June 2015
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A cloudy and rainy weekend is expected across the UK with occasional sunny intervals at times.There is also the possibility of some thundery rain in places.

A dry and sunny week for most of the UK with occasional showers in places

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 8 June 2015
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The weather conditions will be generally dry and sunny this week but temperatures will be breezy for the season. There will be some showers in places with the possibility of thunderstorms at times.

The most popular beaches in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 4 June 2015
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Many people prefer to travel abroad to find a nice sunny beach to spend time with their family and friends or indulge in watersport activities. But how about staying closer to home and discovering what our own beaches have to offer?

A cloudy and showery start to the weekend followed by sunshine for most of the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 4 June 2015
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The weekend will begin with unsettled weather conditions across the country but conditions will gradually turn dry and sunny by the end of the weekend for most of the UK.

A rainy start to the week followed by dry conditions and sunny spells

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 1 June 2015
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A rainy and cloudy start to the week that gradually turns to be drier with spells of sunshine. There is the possibility of winds and thunderstorms at times.

Expect breezy and windy conditions this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 28 May 2015
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A breezy weekend to come with unsettled conditions across the country. The rain will come and go during this time accompanied by wind.

The cloudiest places on earth

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 28 May 2015
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NASA recently released a report on the clouds of our world, based on decades of observations and analysis. Weather Wherever présents you a summary of their findings!

Unsettled conditions for this week with rain and intervals of sunny spells at times

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 25 May 2015
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Expect unsettled conditions this week with rain and sunny intervals at times. There is also the possibility of some thundery rain during the week in places.

4 of the most surprising weather phenomena in the world

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 25 May 2015
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You may think that you have seen everything! But sometimes unusual and uncontrollable weather phenomena occur that we have never even imagined! From raining fish to water tornadoes, let’s have a look at four of the most unusual ones!

An earthquake measuring 4.2 today in Kent

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Friday 22 May 2015
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An earthquake has been recorded today in Kent with a magnitude of 4.2 according to the British Geological Survey. It originated close to Sandwich at 02:52AM BST 15km underground.

A mixture of rain and sunshine this weekend over the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 21 May 2015
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A mixture of rain and sunny spells this weekend for the UK. Rain will come and go throughout the weekend creating unsettled conditions.

Tornado Alley

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Tuesday 19 May 2015
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This name has been given to an area in the southern part of central United States because of the frequent occurrence of tornadoes there. Tornado Alley generally includes Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Eastern Colorado, South Dakota and parts of Texas.

Unstable weather this week

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 18 May 2015
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Expect unstable weather this week. A mixture between sun and rain across the country with the possibility of some wind in places.

Expect unsettled conditions for this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Friday 15 May 2015
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Expect unsettled conditions for this weekend. Cloud and heavy rain will cover Scotland and will spread by the end of the weekend to the rest of the country.

The sunniest place in the UK

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 14 May 2015
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Many cities in the UK have claimed to be the sunniest places in the country. Last year was generally considered to be a sunnier than average year for most areas, but still not exceptional. Find out where the sunniest town in the UK is !

A dry and sunny week for most of the UK but rainy for Northern parts

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 11 May 2015
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A dry and occasionally sunny week for most of the country. In northern parts it will be windy and rainy with the possibility of some thunder at times.

Do you know what a Sirocco is?

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Friday 8 May 2015
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A sirocco is a Mediterranean wind coming from the Sahara desert which normally reaches hurricane speeds in North Africa and Southern Europe and brings uncomfortably humid air.

A mix of rain and sunshine is expected this weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 7 May 2015
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Wet and cloudy for most of the weekend in northern parts of the UK. The rest of the country will experience occasional showers but it will be mainly dry with some sunny spells.

A mixture of rain and sunshine across the country this week

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 4 May 2015
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A mostly windy and rainy week across the country with some sunshine at times. The temperatures will be generally near the seasonal average most days.

Have you ever seen four rainbows at the same time?

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 4 May 2015
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An exceptional weather phenomenon occurred in Long Island during the morning of 21st April 2015 ! A rare quadruple rainbow appeared as a result of the area being affected by a large amount of rain and sun.

A sunny start for the weekend followed by rain

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 30 April 2015
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A mostly fine and sunny beginning to the weekend across most parts of the UK. Conditions will change by the end of the weekend with rain and cooler temperatures.

The devastating Earthquake in Nepal

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 28 April 2015
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On Saturday 25th at 11:56 NST a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8, shook Nepal near its capital, Kathmandu, killing more than 3000 people.

A wet and cloudy week

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Monday 27 April 2015
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The UK will experience a cloudy and showery week. There will be some sunny spells at times but the weather conditions will be mainly wet and windy.

The most violent Typhoon ever recorded

  • Maria Katsiou
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  • Thursday 23 April 2015
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On 12th November 1970 Bhola cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that struck East Pakistan (todays Bangladesh) and India's West Bengal. It still remains the deadliest tropical cyclone that has ever been recorded.

Expect a cloudy and rainy weekend

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 23 April 2015
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A cloudy and rainy weekend for most of the UK with some sunny spells from time to time. A risk of snow over the hills of Scotland and the northern Pennines is expected.

A beautiful start to the week followed by rain

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Monday 20 April 2015
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A mostly fine and dry beginning to the week across the country with only some cloud and light rain. Conditions will change by the end of the week with heavy rain in most parts.

Swallows And The Weather

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 20 April 2015
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When the swallows fly high, the weather will be dry! Among all the other folklores we use to predict the weather, swallows are for many of us one of the most well-known. But is there any truth to this quote?

A fine weather for the weekend with some light rain

  • Maria Katsiou
  •  • 
  • Thursday 16 April 2015
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The weekend will begin with fine weather for most of the UK and just some cloud and light rain in North-East England and Eastern Scotland. Conditions will remain sunny and dry with a gentle breeze in southern parts over the weekend.

The Wettest Cities in the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 16 April 2015
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The UK is considered as one of the rainiest countries in Europe! Find out if the town you live in is among the rainiest!

A mixture of rain and sunshine this week over the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 13 April 2015
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A mostly cloudy and rainy beginning of the week in northern parts of the UK with sunshine and cloud elsewhere. Progressively, conditions will improve bringing fine and sunny weather all over the country.

Expect rain and winds this weekend

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 26 March 2015
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After a pleasant Friday morning, winds will start to blow and a band of rain will cover the whole of the UK, moving slowly eastwards.

How to avoid spring allergies?

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 25 March 2015
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Spring is here. The weather is slowly warming up, motivation to get active is rising and soon, beautiful spring flowers will start to blossom. But some of us dread spring. Why? Because for many people, spring rhymes with allergies.

A cloudy and showery week on the horizon for the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 24 March 2015
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The UK will be mostly cloudy and showery. Sunny spells will occur but rain will come and go throughout the week. Temperatures will feel quite chilly but winds will be light.

Watch the eclipse live on Weather Wherever!

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 20 March 2015
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You can't see the eclipse from where you are? No worries!

Wet and cloudy in the North, dry with sunny spells in the South

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 19 March 2015
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Scotland will slowly turn wet and windy throughout the weekend while the rest of the British Isles will remain cloudy but dry. Temperatures will be quite chilly, especially in areas where winds will blow.

An Aurora Borealis for St Patrick's Day

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 18 March 2015
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Were you one of the few lucky people who saw the beautiful Aurora on Tuesday night? If not, take a look at the pictures we selected for you!

A very cloudy week for all of the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 17 March 2015
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Cloudy and overcast skies will prevail in most parts of the British Isles. Rain will be back in northern parts of Scotland by Thursday. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.

Solar eclipse

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 March 2015
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On Friday the 20th of March, a solar eclipse will occur and some will have the chance to experience darkness during the day. What is a solar eclipse? How can you watch a solar eclipse safely? Discover everything you need to know about eclipses

What to do on St Patrick’s Day?

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 13 March 2015
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St. Patrick’s Day is a world renowned commemoration of the Patron Saint of Ireland, celebrated every year on the 17th of March. People all over the world, not only Irish men and women or Catholics, celebrate this special Irish national holiday.

A cloudy but dry weekend on the horizon for the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 March 2015
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Although the weekend will be rather cloudy and even overcast in some parts of England, rain will not fall over Saturday and Sunday and the weather will remain dry. Temperatures may however be quite chilly.

A rainy week with a few sunny spells on the horizon

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 9 March 2015
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This week will see a mixture of winds, rain and sunny spells. High pressure will bring better weather conditions on Tuesday but a band of heavy and persistent rain will follow straight after. Temperatures should stay mild throughout the week.

A beautiful start to the weekend followed by rain

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 5 March 2015
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Scotland will experience rainy weather again this weekend but southern areas will be dry with spells of sunshine. Temperatures will remain mild everywhere in the UK throughout the weekend.

Types of clouds

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 5 March 2015
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With the spring weather slowly arriving, the sky is bluer although it is filled with clouds. And when you pay closer attention you will realise they don’t all look the same. From high clouds to low-level clouds, discover 9 common types of clouds!

Wet and snowy in the North, dry with sunny spells in the South

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 2 March 2015
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Winds will blow over much of the UK but will ease by the end of the week. Scotland will be particularly cold and will experience a fair amount of snow, showers and sleet. Clouds will cover the UK and temperatures should warm up by Friday.

A cold start to spring

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 2 March 2015
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Sunday 1st of March marked the first meteorological day of spring and you might think warmer and drier weather is on its way. Well, don't put your scaves and gloves away, as the beginning of March will be chilly, cold and windy.

A bright start to the weekend followed by heavy rain and strong winds

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 26 February 2015
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The beginning of the weekend should be bright and sunny, but will quickly turn wet and windy. Little by little, the weather will worsen, with showers becoming more frequent. An area of low pressure will finally bring heavy rain and strong winds.

Weird winter sports

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 25 February 2015
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Skijoring? Curling? Snow Kayaking? We bet you’ve heard of some of these winter sports before. No? Well clearly, an explanatory session is overdue. Discover our selection of the most peculiar winter sports!

Winds will blow hard in the UK this week

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 23 February 2015
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Strong winds will bring rain and showers throughout the week although the sky should clear up by Friday. Temperatures will be mild but might feel cold due to the windy conditions.

Niagara Falls frozen due to icy temperatures

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 19 February 2015
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With temperatures dropping to around -25°C on Monday, and continuing below -15°C on Tuesday, Niagara Falls has consequently partially frozen. Watch the video for amazing scenery of this frozen landmark!

Expect heavy rain and winds this weekend

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 19 February 2015
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The beginning of the weekend should bring wintry showers but sunny spells should still occur in some areas. The weather will worsen throughout the weekend and heavy rain and strong winds will affect the entire country.

Northern Lights over the Isle of Man

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 18 February 2015
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On Monday, an Aurora Borealis could be seen from the Isle of Man. Discover the time lapse video of this dazzling Aurora stargazer Paul Ward filmed.

"Cloud Inversion"

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 17 February 2015
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Have you ever seen the clouds below you while hiking? The weather phenomenon called temperature inversion is responsible for clouds getting trapped in valleys and canyons, creating beautiful scenery to admire.

A rainy week on the horizon across the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 February 2015
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A pleasant and sunny start to the week for southern parts of the UK. However, a band of rain will slowly move across the territory and rain and showers will end up covering the whole area by the end of the week.

Weather expressions and weather folklore

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 February 2015
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We sometimes use weird expressions to define the weather, without knowing where these are from. Weather folklore has been around for thousands of years. They are often based on superstition and beliefs; however some of them can be true.

A cloudy week on the horizon across the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 11 February 2015
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A cloudy week on the horizon with fog patches in places. remaining dry overall with the chance of some drizzle falling from the thickest cloud. There will be some bright spells in places, especially in eastern Scotland.

Where to go and what to do for Valentine’s Day?

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 10 February 2015
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Discover our selection of the best places to go for Valentine's Day, to spend the perfect weekend with your other half or even your friends. Get inspired with these wonderful places in the UK!

Blizzards

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 3 February 2015
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Learn more about blizzards, what they are and how people deal with them.

UK weather: brace yourself for a cold start to February

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 2 February 2015
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As last month was declared the sunniest January since 2003, the UK is expected to receive particularly cold weather this week.

UK weather: Snow and icy winds cause disruptions

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 30 January 2015
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As heavy snow is falling over the UK, icy winds make the decreasing temperatures feel even colder. And according to weather experts, these weather conditions should continue until next week, with even greater snowfall, sleet, hail and winds.

The Hole Story

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 29 January 2015
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Discover the story of the "Ozone Hole".

Winter storm Juno

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 27 January 2015
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Yesterday, a terrible winter storm struck the Northeast of the USA. From New York to the Canadian border, millions of people braced themselves for the potential historic storm.

Winter break in Bruges

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 26 January 2015
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Dreaming of a nice weekend away to take a break from your busy and tiring week, but don’t have the time nor the money to go to tropical places? Why not try spending the weekend in “The Venice of the North”?

Global warming explained

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 22 January 2015
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As 2014 has officially been declared as the hottest year ever recorded, it is important to point out the importance of Global Warming. We hear a lot about it, but it became undeniable that Global Warming is real and as a terrible impact on Earth.

How to stay motivated in Winter

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 20 January 2015
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After the festive season and family gatherings, it can be hard to get back to work. The days get shorter, the sky darker, the weather colder and your motivation can be affected. Here we give you some ideas to stay motivated during the cold days.

January Vegetables and their health benefits

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 16 January 2015
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After the festive season, it’s now time to put in place those New Year’s Resolutions we made, and start being healthy! Have a look at our selection of January vegetables.

A man builds a giant ice rink in Finland

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 15 January 2015
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Sami Päivike created a 25 km long ice rink in Rovaniemi, Finland. Discover his story in this article!

Snow causes disruptions in Northern parts of the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 14 January 2015
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Due to weather conditions, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have experienced disruptions and difficulties.

The most weird and wonderful winter holidays

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 12 January 2015
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Winter holidays are the perfect time to take a break and try something completely new with your loved ones. Of course, ski holidays are great, but these special destinations are unique, and we bet with this you will make the most wonderful memories.

History of the Snowman

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 9 January 2015
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Who made the first snowman? Find the answer in our new article!

Hurricane winds in Scotland

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 9 January 2015
  •  • 

Strong winds in Scotland have been causing a great deal of damage.

What are Frost Flowers?

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 7 January 2015
  •  • 

Lets discover frost flowers...a natural weather phenomenon in the form of ice sculpture flowers!

The smallest house in Great Britain

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 27 May 2014
  •  • 

Could you live in the smallest house in Great Britain? Discover this offbeat attraction located in Conwy, Wales.

The most beautiful public parks in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 23 May 2014
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Going to the park with your family and friends is a timeless tradition, especially when the weather is bright and beautiful. Discover some of the UK’s most beautiful public parks to feed the ducks and enjoy the fresh-air.

The most beautiful cathedrals in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 16 May 2014
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From the great Medieval cathedrals to the Baroque architecture of St Paul’s, discover eight of the most beautiful cathedrals in the UK!

What's in season in May ?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 13 May 2014
  •  • 

There are many fruits and vegetables in season in Spring. While some are great for over half of the year, others only hit their peak for a month. Let’s take a closer look at the two best fruit and vegetable for May : Asparagus and Rhubarb.

Ireland’s Blarney Stone

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 9 May 2014
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Discover the Blarney Stone, a block of bluestone in the battlements of Blarney Castle, Ireland, packed with tales, myths…and germs!

Chelsea Flower Show

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 5 May 2014
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Come and experience the world’s greatest flower show in May, held in Chelsea, London on May 20th.

Benefits of Avocados

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 2 May 2014
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Discover some of the amazing benefits of avocado for your health. If you want to lose weight, improve your skin and lower your risks of many life threatening diseases, avocados are often considered as the world’s most perfect food!

May gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 30 April 2014
  •  • 

Summer is on its way, quickly approaching. Follow our few tips and prepare your garden for the busiest time of the year!

Japanese Cherry Trees

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 29 April 2014
  •  • 

The warm season is approaching and there is no better indicator than the blooming of Japanese cherry trees in April, which can be observed all around the world.

A mosaic of tulips

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 25 April 2014
  •  • 

Who doesn’t love Tulips? The Netherlands is renowned as the land of Tulips and now is the best time of the year to visit the flower fields.

UK's best places to walk your dog

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 24 April 2014
  •  • 

Find the perfect walk for you and your dog among our selection of the best-loved walks in the UK for dogs and their owners!

Hay fever, a real spring pain

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 22 April 2014
  •  • 

From weeds to spores to grass and tree pollens, spring literally is in the air! If you’re subject to hay fever, here are some tips for managing this seasonal allergy so you can enjoy spring instead of just suffering through it.

Shakespeare's Birthday

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 17 April 2014
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Celebrate the birth of the world’s greatest playwright!

Benefits of chocolate

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 16 April 2014
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It’s that time of year again when you eat tonnes of chocolate. Stop feeling guilty! There are numerous great health benefits associated with this delicious treat.

St George’s Day

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 16 April 2014
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Learn more about St George’s Day, England’s national day held on April 23rd in honour of St George, the patron saint of England.

UK’s best spring gardens

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 15 April 2014
  •  • 

Spring is definitely here and the season of garden-visiting is just beginning. Take a look at our selection of the best spring gardens in the UK!

Easter Activities in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 15 April 2014
  •  • 

Discover a list of fun things to do with your kids and family for Easter. From egg hunts to cultural activities, find the best way to spend Easter 2014 in the UK!

The thin house

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 11 April 2014
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It may look like the picture is distorted but it’s not. Take a closer look and discover the remarkable Thin House in London!

Weird Street Names in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 8 April 2014
  •  • 

With such a long and rich history, some of the street names in England are interesting and worth a look at. Discover our shortlist of the funniest street names and their history.

A snow of spider webs in Australia

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 7 April 2014
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If you’re afraid of spiders, your worst nightmare has probably become a reality in this town of Australia.

The Crooked House

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 4 April 2014
  •  • 

Hold on to your pint when going for a drink at the Crooked House Pub!

Leaf sculptures

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 3 April 2014
  •  • 

You will be amazed by these inspiring and stunning works of art sculpted out of fallen leaves!

Powerful earthquake in Chile

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 2 April 2014
  •  • 

A mighty earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile yesterday evening, causing a tsunami alert and the death of at least five people.

The clocks go forward this weekend!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 28 March 2014
  •  • 

The clocks go forward by one hour on the last Sunday of March each year, meaning this Sunday at 1am.

Gum Alley, a sticky attraction

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 27 March 2014
  •  • 

Ever wondered what is one of the most germ infected and disgusting tourist spots in the world? We have found it for you: the Bubble Gum Alley in California!

The best walking trails in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 26 March 2014
  •  • 

Explore the UK’s most beautiful and inspiring landscapes through our shortlist of the walking trails with the most breathtaking scenery and historic sites.

The crooked forest

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 17 March 2014
  •  • 

Discover the Crooked Forest in Poland, an eerie and fairy-like place like no other in the world!

March vegetables and their health benefits

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 13 March 2014
  •  • 

Only two more weeks to go and Spring will finally be here! While there is not an abundance of produce in season during March, there are still some delicious march vegetables filled with great nutritional benefits!

St Patrick's Day

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 11 March 2014
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You celebrate St Patrick’s Day every year but yet you still don’t know much about this global celebration of Irish culture? Don’t panic, here is everything you need to know about St Patrick’s Day held on March 17th!

Spring Equinox celebrations around the World

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 10 March 2014
  •  • 

Every culture celebrates the arrival of spring in its own way. Here is our world tour of the different Spring Equinox celebrations!

The best historic sites in England

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 4 March 2014
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Some may find history boring, but not when you’re in England! The country is home to thousands of amazing historical attractions. We’ve selected 10 of them which have captivated the best times of history!

March Gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 3 March 2014
  •  • 

Spring is almost here! Take your clean gardening tools from last autumn and follow our advice step by step for a fresh start in March, the first big month of the year in the garden!

Nacreous Clouds

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 28 February 2014
  •  • 

Nacreous clouds are extremely rare but wonderful when they occur. Discover the breathtaking beauty of these strange clouds!

The most enchanting places in the UK and their legends

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 26 February 2014
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The UK is full of enchanting places, many of them related to the Arthurian Legend. Whether they’re true or not, here is a list of 8 amazing places to experience the ancient myths and feel the power of magic and fairies!

Saint David's Day

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 24 February 2014
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Learn more about St David’s Day, the feast of St David the patron saint of Wales, held on 1st March.

And the city with the best quality of life is…

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 20 February 2014
  •  • 

Discover the results of Mercer’s annual survey about the cities with the highest quality of living! The survey was conducted in 460 cities around the world. European cities dominate while Bagdad was ranked the city with the worst quality of living!

3 Upcoming storms in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 13 February 2014
  •  • 

Although not as powerful as the hurricane force winds of the past few days, Britain and Ireland are set to be hit by three more powerful storms in the next few days.

UK floods likely to last until May?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 11 February 2014
  •  • 

Most of south west England is now underwater because of intense rainfall and a lack of river dredging. When will the water level finally go back to normal?

UK's Top 10 Romantic Places

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 10 February 2014
  •  • 

Love is in the air…If you want something more romantic than candles and sweets for your loved one, here is our list of the 10 most romantic places to visit for an hour or a day in the UK.

Severe warnings along Thames Valley

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 10 February 2014
  •  • 

The flooding crisis is not over yet and might even get worse! Thousands more households are seeing their lives at risk from flooding.

Bad weather continues!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 6 February 2014
  •  • 

While large parts of south west England are still underwater, the Environment Agency forecasts more heavy rainfall for areas already flooded.

February Gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 5 February 2014
  •  • 

We are at the time of the year when it’s still cold, damp and grey outdoors, but an occasional outbreak of sun could put the gardening bug back into you! Here are a few tips of what should be done in your garden in February.

Floods chaos and wind alert in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 31 January 2014
  •  • 

More rain is expected today and over the weekend. The Environment Agency has issued more than 160 heavy flood alerts in Southern England.

Wettest January since 1910

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 30 January 2014
  •  • 

You live in Southern England and have been experiencing heavy rainfall like never before? This is because January 2014 is the wettest on record!

10 amazing places in the World

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 29 January 2014
  •  • 

From wonderful caves to majestic fields and natural wonders, discover our first selection of ten pictures of some of the most amazing places in the world that are worth a look!

Somerset Floods and Chobham flying cats

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 28 January 2014
  •  • 

Large parts of Somerset have been affected by severe floods in the past few days as a result of heavy rainfall but not only. In Chobham, people have witnessed cats being lifted in the air because of a tornado!

Burns night

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 21 January 2014
  •  • 

Learn more about Burns night, the annual commemoration of Robert Burns the famous Scottish poet.

The Top tourist destination in the world is…London!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 17 January 2014
  •  • 

It is now official, London is the most popular tourists destination in the world!

Australia Heatwave

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 16 January 2014
  •  • 

Unusual high temperatures have caused Tennis matches to stop at the Australian open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Winter ailments and remedies

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 16 January 2014
  •  • 

Winter is the perfect time to catch germs and viruses. Blame it on the cold weather, making people spend more time indoors together. Discover our list of the most annoying winter ailments and tips to get rid of them!

Snowflake Photographs

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 14 January 2014
  •  • 

Enjoy the beauty of Snowflakes with the following macro photographs of the tiny ice crystals.

What’s a polar vortex?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 9 January 2014
  •  • 

Let’s learn more about this strange weather phenomenon which can bring extreme temperatures.

Snow

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 8 January 2014
  •  • 

Learn more about Snow, this wonderful weather phenomena sometimes little understood.

Record-breaking low temperatures in the USA

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 6 January 2014
  •  • 

North Eastern US and Canada are experiencing a « polar vortex » bringing freezing weather.

Global Warming seen from Alaska

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 20 December 2013
  •  • 

Let’s go to Alaska to take a look at the consequences of global warming on the glaciers.

Winter Solstice, Myths and Traditions

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 December 2013
  •  • 

In a few days we will be celebrating the winter solstice and the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.

5 of the Best Christmas Markets in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 December 2013
  •  • 

Discover our pick of the Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK that are worth a visit!

Fog paralyses Heathrow Airport

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 December 2013
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Heavy fog in southern and eastern parts of England has caused flight cancellations at Heathrow Airport and disrupted ferry services.

Weather Wherever Wins Best Website 2013

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 11 December 2013
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Thanks to you, our users, Weather Wherever has recently won 2 awards in The Website of The Year Awards 2013, weather & traffic category :

Cosy winter pubs in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 10 December 2013
  •  • 

If you’re looking for a warm and cosy pub to relax in after a long and busy day, here is a short selection of great British pubs across the UK to cosy up in when it’s freezing outside!

Hurricane Xaver batters Northern Europe and causes major flood alerts in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 6 December 2013
  •  • 

As you have probably noticed, a huge storm has hit Northern Europe, causing the deaths of at least three people, transport chaos and flooding.

Severe storm in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 5 December 2013
  •  • 

Yesterday, hundred-mile-an-hour winds battered many parts of the UK. Thousands of people had to be evacuated in order to avoid the risk of flooding.

Santa Claus’s village

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 4 December 2013
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Did you know you could send Christmas letters to Santa Claus in Finland? Learn everything about Santa’s Village!

Caerphilly’s Medieval Christmas Fayre

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 3 December 2013
  •  • 

If you want to try something a little different from the good old traditional Christmas markets, try Caerphilly’s Medieval Christmas Fayre!

Video of a spinning ice circle

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Sunday 1 December 2013
  •  • 

George Loegering, a retired engineer, couldn’t believe his eyes when he discovered a giant frozen circle on Saturday.

Preparing your garden for winter

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 29 November 2013
  •  • 

If you thought you were done with gardening, you were wrong! It is a full time, year round job and here’s a look at what you can do in your garden before the arrival of winter.

Winter 2013: the most severe winter since 1947?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 28 November 2013
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Each year we ask ourselves the same question: will this winter be worst than last years’? We’ve got bad news for you, because word has it this winter could be the most severe one since 1947!

St Andrew’s Day

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 26 November 2013
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St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s national day and is celebrated each year on 30th November. Learn more about this Scottish tradition.

Major storm kills 13 people in the USA

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 25 November 2013
  •  • 

Southwestern states in the US were severely hit by a major storm over the weekend.

New island emerges from the sea in Japan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 22 November 2013
  •  • 

In the seas to the far south of Tokyo a volcanic eruption has raised…an island!

Hail

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 21 November 2013
  •  • 

With the coming of winter, learn more about this intriguing and sometimes dangerous weather phenomenon.

Hail in Queensland

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 20 November 2013
  •  • 

Important storms dropped hailstones the size of tennis balls on Monday in Queensland, Australia.

What to do on a rainy day

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 19 November 2013
  •  • 

It doesn't always rain in the UK! But when it does here are some ways to spend your day.

November Vegetables

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 18 November 2013
  •  • 

Not knowing what to buy can be overwhelming and expensive. However, buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!

November Fruits

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 15 November 2013
  •  • 

Buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!

Typhoons

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 14 November 2013
  •  • 

A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone with a spiral or circular system of strong winds that develops in the Western Pacific Ocean.

Monster Typhoon Haiyan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 13 November 2013
  •  • 

The images you’re about to see were published on Monday, a few days after one of the most powerful and strongest typhoons ever recorded in the world struck the Philippines with winds of up to 320km/h, forcing millions to take shelter.

5th of November

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 5 November 2013
  •  • 

Remember , Remember Guy Fawkes - On the night of November 5th, throughout Britain, people commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with bonfires and fireworks and by burning an effigy of Guy.

Best Free Museums in the UK

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Thursday 31 October 2013
  •  • 

Did you know that many of Britain's largest museums and national collections are free ? See our pick of the best free museums in the UK !

The Moon’s Evolution

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 29 October 2013
  •  • 

Let’s take a moment to go back in time, more precisely to 4.5 billion years ago to try and understand the evolutions of our natural satellite: the Moon.

The 10 Highest Mountain Peaks In The World

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Monday 28 October 2013
  •  • 

Let’s take a look at the highest mountain peaks in the world, with altitudes above 8000 metres. In total, there are fourteen, almost all of which are located in the Himalayas.

The 10 Best Places To Live In The World

  • Esme Perry
  •  • 
  • Friday 25 October 2013
  •  • 

What are the most pleasant cities in the world? After having researched 460 cities around the world, the global consulting firm Mercer established its ranking for the most pleasant places to live in 2012.

The Most Secluded Island in the World

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 21 October 2013
  •  • 

Tristan da Cunha is a group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean famous for being, according to the Guinness Book of Records, the world’s most isolated community!

Acid Rain

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 18 October 2013
  •  • 

Acid rain comes mainly from natural events like volcanic eruptions, forest fires, oceans, or even the decomposition of natural organic materials.

What are the Auroras Borealis?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 16 October 2013
  •  • 

A phenomenon that is as interesting as it is intriguing, the auroras borealis leave you impressed by their beauty.

October Gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 11 October 2013
  •  • 

Whether it is summer, spring, autumn or winter, there is always something to do in the garden. Now that the cold weather is approaching here are a few tips for your October gardening.

Best places for cycling in the UK

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 9 October 2013
  •  • 

Cycling is the perfect outdoor activity in autumn, as you will discover amazing scenery along the way.If you’re looking for a great cycle route, here is our shortlist of the best places for cycling.

How is the name of a storm assigned?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 7 October 2013
  •  • 

You might have already asked yourself why windstorms and anticyclones have names of people as well as how these names are assigned. Here is the response!

October Fruits and Veggies

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 4 October 2013
  •  • 

It is official: Autumn is finally here and we couldn’t be happier about it. We’ll probably miss all the sweet summer berries but we’re going to stay warm with the October fruits and veggies.

Free attractions in London

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 30 September 2013
  •  • 

London might be one of the most expensive cities in the world but no other city in the world has more free stuff to do. Here is a short list of free attractions in London.

London Oktoberfest

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 26 September 2013
  •  • 

You’ve probably heard about the famous beer festival the « Oktoberfest » in Munich but did you know about the London Oktoberfest?

Fog Bows

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 23 September 2013
  •  • 

Fog bows, sometimes called white rainbows, are extremely rare meteorological phenomena that we can observe in particularly targeted places like the mountains or Arctic waters.

Ready for a fish pedicure?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 20 September 2013
  •  • 

Today discover this “new trend” which has been quite in vogue for a few years now: the fish pedicure!

Will the Arctic Be Covered with Trees by 2050?

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 19 September 2013
  •  • 

The idea, brought up by Richard G. Pearson may seem far-fetched, but could, if it is true, increase the pace of global warming.

Two Tropical storms in Mexico cause severe damage

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 18 September 2013
  •  • 

Mexico has been caught between hurricane Ingrid in the east and tropical storm Manuel in the west of the country since Monday.

September gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 17 September 2013
  •  • 

As the warm days of summer are coming to an end, gardeners welcome the cooler temperatures of September as it is a perfect planting season. Now is the perfect time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs as they can spend the winter establishing strong

September Fruits and veggies

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 September 2013
  •  • 

September is a rich month for lush fruit and veggies. It brings a great harvest of juicy plums, apples, and wild blackberries. It's also a great opportunity tomake preserves with windfall fruits and late summer veggies.

Torrential rains hit Colorado

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 16 September 2013
  •  • 

The State of Colorado in the west of the United States has for several days been experiencing one of the largest torrential downpours and flash floods ever recorded by the authorities.

Jane Austen Festival

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 13 September 2013
  •  • 

2013 is the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Pride & Prejudice which is often considered as the best loved novel in the world.

Fog rolling over the Mountains

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 13 September 2013
  •  • 

It is a rare phenomenon that comes straight from the island of Newfoundland.

Feel better with Reflexology

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 12 September 2013
  •  • 

Reflexology, or zone therapy, eases our small daily pains through pressure applied on certain areas of our body parts such as the hands, feet and ears. A method we invite you to try!

Video of a Supercell Thunderstorm

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 10 September 2013
  •  • 

Three years ago, he decided to travel across the United States with his friends to shoot the incredible weather phenomenon of a Supercell thunderstorm.

A compilation of lightning

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 9 September 2013
  •  • 

Whether we love or hate thunder and lightning, the impressive natural beauty of this meteorological phenomenon cannot be denied.

10 amazing trees

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 9 September 2013
  •  • 

Mother Earth is beautiful and will always amaze us with its eternal Nature. Trees are part of the oldest and most beautiful living organisms on our planet, travelling through history and time. Today, discover the 10 most unusual trees in the world!

Discover the Amaranth, an edible plant

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 6 September 2013
  •  • 

Its name, Amaranth, comes from the Greek word Amaranthus meaning “it does not fade”. It is a plant that grows once a year and is found in South America. There are more than sixty different species in the world, some of them edible and others conside

A mysterious fireball hits Italian sky

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 4 September 2013
  •  • 

Last tuesday, residents of the north-east of Italy (between Venice and Padua) were surprised to see in the sky a fireball, followed by a loud bang.

Top 10 volcano eruptions

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 3 September 2013
  •  • 

When we think about volcano eruptions we usually think about the Eyjafjallajokul volcano (Iceland), Etna or Kilauea. Both amazing and dangerous, volcano eruptions always create admiration and fear.

Spectacular Landslide in Taiwan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 2 September 2013
  •  • 

Last Saturday, the city of Keelung in Taiwan witnessed a dramatic landslide filmed by a motorist.

Reset your internal clock with a week of camping!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 30 August 2013
  •  • 

More and more scientists argue that modern life disturbs the way we sleep because of our exposure to electric light and a reduced access to sunlight.

Spectacular Carnivals from Around the World

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Thursday 29 August 2013
  •  • 

With the Notting Hill Carnival hitting the streets of London this past weekend, it’s time to take a look at some of the world’s best carnivals! Let’s step into the world of these whimsical events full of colour, sounds, dance, and more!

New born Panda brings new hope

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 28 August 2013
  •  • 

While staff at Edinburgh Zoo are closely monitoring Tian Tian, who will shortly become the mother of the first captive panda born in the UK, the arrival of a new born is being celebrated at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC.

Yosemite National Park Wild Fires

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 27 August 2013
  •  • 

A huge fire started last week in and around California’s Yosemite National Park. It has continued to spread and covers more than 250sq miles according to official sources.

Bristol International Festival of Kites and Air Creations

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 26 August 2013
  •  • 

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a weekend full of spectacular flying displays full of colour? What about watching kites battle high up in the air? Or even stunning synchronised routines set to music? That’s what is in store for yo

England’s Medieval Festival

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Friday 23 August 2013
  •  • 

Take a step back in time this weekend with England’s Medieval Festival!

Torrential Rains in Russia and in the Philippines

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Thursday 22 August 2013
  •  • 

The torrential rains that hit Russia late July have recently caused unprecedented floods!

Top Sights and Attractions in Paris

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 21 August 2013
  •  • 

Thanks to the Eurostar, Eurolines, and low-cost airlines, the City of Lights is only a few hours away! No trip to Paris is complete without seeing or visiting some of these top sights! Let’s take a closer look.

Volcano eruption in Japan

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 20 August 2013
  •  • 

Japan’s largest volcano, Sakurajima, erupted last Sunday. This is the most powerful eruption that has been recorded in the past 10 years.

Notting Hill Carnival

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 20 August 2013
  •  • 

Taking place over the August bank holiday, this street carnival will get you dancing to the beat and munching on some delicious treats!

The wettest village in the world

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Monday 19 August 2013
  •  • 

Have you heard about the wettest village in the world? It is located in India, in the state of Meghalaya.

Royal Attractions

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Friday 16 August 2013
  •  • 

Ever dreamed of being a prince or a princess? Spend a day like royalty at these Royal attractions!

Florida resort collapses into sinkhole

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 14 August 2013
  •  • 

On Monday a resort complex in Florida was literally swallowed by a huge hole up to 100ft in diameter. Luckily nobody was hurt in this incredible incident.

Take a Dive into some of the strangest lakes in the world!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 14 August 2013
  •  • 

Discover with us some of the strangest but spectacular and unsual lakes in the world. Be ready to take a dive you’ll never forget!

Edinburgh International Festival!

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 13 August 2013
  •  • 

If you’re looking for a good reason to visit Scotland this summer, stop searching, we’ve got one for you! And a major one: The Edinburgh International Festival and The Fringe.

Typhoon Utor hits the Philippines

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Tuesday 13 August 2013
  •  • 

Powerful typhoon Utor has hit the northern Philippines today, causing major damage and killing at least one person.

Our Selection of August Vegetables

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Monday 12 August 2013
  •  • 

After looking at our favourite fruits for August, it’s now time for our picks for this month’s top vegetables. What will be serving up fresh from the garden or market?

Starting Your Own Herb Garden

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Sunday 11 August 2013
  •  • 

Many recipes call for fresh herbs. Instead of constantly buying these at your local supermarket, how about starting your own herb garden? We have some tips to get you going!

Our Selection of August Fruits

  • Shannon Harto
  •  • 
  • Thursday 8 August 2013
  •  • 

Summer is in full force and many fruits are coming into season. Let’s take a look at our juicy picks for August fruits!

Watch out for the Fatberg !

  • Juliette Amadis
  •  • 
  • Wednesday 7 August 2013
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While icebergs are melting in the Arctic, a huge « fatberg » has shown up in a London sewer.

A Day at the Beach! Our Picks for the Best Beaches in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 6 August 2013
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No need to travel to the Mediterranean or the Caribbean for a beautiful beach! There are many right here at home! Today, we’re taking a look at some of the best beaches in the UK.

Pakistan Monsoon

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 6 August 2013
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Heavy monsoon rain caused flooding and roofs to collapse last weekend in Pakistan.

The Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 5 August 2013
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The UK has 28 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 13 more that have been submitted to the Tentative List. Recently, the site TripAdvisor and UNESCO teamed together to find out which World Heritage sites were the most highly recommended.

Gardening in August

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Sunday 4 August 2013
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August can be a tough month for your garden. Today, we’ll be sharing some tips to keep your garden going strong!

Impressive video of a tornado in Italy

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Wednesday 31 July 2013
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The Milan area has experienced a multitude of strong tornadoes in the past few days, all occurring in a short lapse of time, causing major damage.

British happier than before?

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 30 July 2013
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A recent survey, taken to help the government develop new policies to improve people’s well-being, shows a small improvement in people’s happiness this year.

Afternoon Tea – A Truly Royal Tradition

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 30 July 2013
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Drinking tea is not just for cold weather. It’s something we enjoy during all seasons, even when it’s hot outside.

Europe's Best Roller coasters

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 29 July 2013
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Every summer, a trip to a theme park is a must-do. Check out our list of the most spectacular roller coasters in Europe!

The Most Beautiful Little Known Beaches in the World

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Friday 26 July 2013
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The 10 most beautiful beaches in the world that will have you dreaming of your summer holidays! These are little known beaches and small coves, difficult to access, which makes them even more beautiful! Kick off your shoes and enjoy the photos!

Incredible Edible

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 25 July 2013
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The story of citizens who grow vegetables and fruits in order to share them with…everyone!

Himalayan balsam : a pretty threat

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Wednesday 24 July 2013
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In the past few months, a new plant species has been growing up to 10ft tall and has colonised large areas throughout Britain, including rivers and woods.

Powerful earthquakes hit China’s Gansu province

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 23 July 2013
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China’s north-west Gansu province has been struck by two powerful earthquakes, leading to a tragically high number of 75 people killed and more than 400 injured so far.

Silverstone Classic

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 23 July 2013
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Rev your engines! It’s time for the annual motor racing festival that is sure to get your heart racing!

Smile at Saturn

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 19 July 2013
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This evening, look up towards Saturn and…smile!

Balcony Gardening

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 19 July 2013
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A few tips to compose/create an inspiring balcony garden.

Highland Games

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 18 July 2013
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Learn more about the Highland Games, taking place around Scotland all summer long, from May to September.

10 Must-See British Castles

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Wednesday 17 July 2013
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France may be famous for its castles in the Loire Valley, but there are many gems right here at home. Let’s take a look at some of Britain’s prized castles.

Island Hopping in Scotland

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 16 July 2013
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Why travel far and wide to visit breathtaking islands and gorgeous beaches? Let’s do some island hopping by taking a look at our selection of the most beautiful Scottish Isles!

Our Selection of the Top Theme Parks in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 15 July 2013
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Looking for an adventure close to home? Check out our choices for the best theme parks to visit right here in the UK!

Summer Ailments

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 12 July 2013
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Insect bites, sunburn, hypothermia. Minor summer injuries are often rarely dangerous but sill unpleasant. Unfortunately, most of them are part of summer’s fun.

Algae Invasion

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 11 July 2013
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Some of China’s beaches have a green visitor. More than 20,000 tons of green algae have washed ashore along the Shandong province’s beaches.

Glamping - A New Style of Camping

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 11 July 2013
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Glamping is a recent craze that has gone global. But what is this latest phenomenon?

Wildlife Friendly Gardens

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Wednesday 10 July 2013
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Many of the UK’s wildlife species are struggling, and their numbers are dwindling. Why not lend nature a helping hand and make your garden a little safe haven for some tiny creatures?

Flash Flooding Hits Toronto Commuters

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 9 July 2013
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Toronto commuters had a surprise yesterday evening when an ordinary sunny day ended in flash floods.

Calling all Garden Fans for the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show!

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 9 July 2013
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Imagine being surrounded by countless flowers. The sight of them a treat for the eyes. Their smells a delight for your nose.

Summer Music Festivals

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 8 July 2013
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Summer is here and along with it are numerous music festivals. Some have already passed, but there are still plenty coming our way! Today, we’re taking a look at some favourites!

Hottest Day of the Year Thus Far

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 8 July 2013
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This weekend saw the true beginning of the summer, two weeks after the official start of the season. Will these temperatures be sticking around?

The Best Zoos in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Friday 5 July 2013
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Whether you have children, are an animal-lover, or are looking for a fun place to visit, the zoo is the perfect outing for all ages! Let’s take a look at some of the best zoos the UK has to offer.

Gardening with Kids

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 4 July 2013
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With school being on holiday and the warm weather, summer is a great time to get children interested in gardening. It can be such a rewarding experience, and we have some tips to get your family started!

The Strangest Holiday Destinations

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Wednesday 3 July 2013
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We’ve all planned holidays on the coast, in a city, or another popular destination at one time or another, but what about something a little more unique? Have you thought about chasing a violent storm? Or visiting a pile of rubbish? Or even the...

Warm Temperatures and Travelling With Pets

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Wednesday 3 July 2013
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Temperatures are finally starting to warm up, and the summer holidays are just around the corner. But if you’re travelling with your pet, be careful of leaving him or her in your car.

Time for a Picnic! The Best Places to Picnic in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 2 July 2013
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Summer is upon us! What better way to enjoy the warm weather and sun than a picnic? Whether close to home or away on holiday, an outdoor meal is a nice way to relax. Here are some of the best places to picnic!

Kids Week 2013

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 1 July 2013
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Kids Week in London is coming to town in August. We’re taking a look at what’s on this year!

Heat Wave Hits American Southwest

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 1 July 2013
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A heat wave may be a welcomed occurrence for some of us here in the UK where temperatures are barely hitting 20°C at best. But when a heat wave causes the mercury to rise over 50°C, we should be careful what we wish for...

Summer in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Can’t travel this summer? There are many fun things happening right here in the UK to help you make the most of the summer season!

Our Selection of July Vegetables

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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We took a look at our favourite fruits for July. Now, it’s time for vegetables! There are many that are ready for harvesting. We’re going to share our picks for this month’s fresh vegetables!

Wimbledon

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Taking place from Monday 24 June to Sunday 7 July, the Championships at Wimbledon is the premier tennis event of the year.

Preferred Summer Destinations of the Brits

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Looking for your perfect summer holiday destination or just curious as to where others will be spending their summer holidays? We’re taking a look at the most popular destinations for summer holidays!

Unusual Races Around the World

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Lace up your trainers! It’s time to check out some of the most unusual races that take place around the world. Ready. Set. Go!

The Most Spectacular Gardens in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Take a trip into the 10 most spectacular gardens in the UK.

World Rainfall Records

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Let’s take a look at the international records for rainfall. You will discover that the UK is far from these figures. We’re talking several meters of water, even a dozen, sometimes in just an hour…

The Most Unusual Events in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Cheese rolling. Welly wanging. Air guitar playing. Bog snorkelling. Toe wrestling. Pancake racing. Birdman flying. Pooh Sticks racing. Gurning. Lawn mowing. What in the world do these things have in common?

Gardening in July

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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You’ve worked hard planting your garden this spring. The last thing you want is for your time, energy, and money to go to waste. Here are some helpful tips!

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s Supermoon!

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!

Less Pollution Means More… Storms?

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Did you happen to look at the moon this weekend? Did you notice how big and bright it was? That’s because it was a perigee full moon!

Our Selection of July Fruits

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Summer is upon us. Whether grown in our gardens or found at our local supermarkets, here are some of our favourite in season fruits for the month of July. These all natural treats will have your taste buds watering!

Royal Ascot – It’s The Event of the Summer

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Friday 21 June 2013
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Bets are being placed. The champagne is flowing. Hats and suits are being fitted. The Queen’s carriage is being prepared. This can only mean one thing, Royal Ascot is upon us

Taste of London Festival

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Friday 21 June 2013
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I hope you’re hungry, because the Taste of London food festival is coming our way this week from Thursday 20 June to Sunday 23 June!

Celebrating the Summer Solstice Around the World

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 20 June 2013
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A look at some traditions, ancient and modern, for celebrating the summer solstice.