Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B

Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B

http://edition.cnn.com
February 3, 2009

LONDON, England – UK businesses, already hurting from a recession, were counting the cost Monday of the country’s worst snowstorm in almost two decades, as a crippled transport system left commuters stranded, offices semi-deserted and airlines grounded.

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Snow and freezing weather threaten to shut down Britain

Snow and freezing weather threaten to shut down Britain

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
01 Feb 2009

Arctic blizzards are set to cause a national shutdown on Monday as forecasters warn of the most widespread snowfall for almost 20 years.

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