It may officially be spring, but it looks like the middle of winter at the moment as snow and sleet fell across London and the surrounding counties this morning.
This time, the airports stayed open - but it caused havoc with the sporting fixtures.
Piers Hopkirk reports:
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If approved the increase would trigger a county-wide referendum.
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