Smelly French gas cloud hits UK

A foul-smelling but harmless cloud of gas which has wafted over the south of the UK from a chemical factory in France has prompted calls to emergency services. The gas mercaptan was accidentally released from a factory in the northern city of Rouen.

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French gas cloud smelled in Bournemouth

The gas cloud from France made of a stenching agent, which is added to natural gas so that it can be smelled in the event of a gas leak, has now spread across the south of the country reaching as far west as Dorset:

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