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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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ScottishPower: Electricity switched back on in Galloway

ScottishPower says it has returned power to all of the properties that had been cut off in Galloway as a result of the wintry conditions.

Some 300 engineers have been working to restore the electricity supply since Sunday morning when around 3,000 customers suffered a blackout.

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