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Big freeze 'for another month'

The Met Office has warned the freezing weather could last until the end of April, suggesting that temperatures are unlikely to recover to normal averages until the latter part of next month. Hundreds are facing a sixth day without power in Scotland.

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Man found dead in snow named as Gary Windle

A man found dead in deep snow after he tried to walk home in severe weather was named as Gary Windle, 25, by police today.

His body was found by a farmer in Brierfield, near Burnley, Lancashire, at around 1.30pm yesterday. His age was originally reported as 27.

Lancashire Police said his death was not being treated as suspicious and described it as a "very tragic incident".

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