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NY housing warning as cold hits

New York's political leaders warned that thousands could need to be re-housed as a cold snap hits the state. Near freezing temperatures are adding to the misery of communities devastated by superstorm Sandy across the east coast.

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BA cancels all flights to and from US east coast on Monday

British Airways (BA) cancelled all flights from London to New York and several flights from the US to London today as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

British Airways planes on the tarmac at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Passengers are being advised to check their flights before travelling to the airport.

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