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The Met Office’s bizarre forecasts

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Now that the government has stuck its neck out and frozen the BBC licence fee, will its next target be the Met Office?

Our national weather forecasting service – which derives most of its income from arrangements with government departments – is certainly not going out of its way to make friends in government with its latest ‘forecast’.

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