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February 09, 2016
French woman left in coma as northwest Europe battered by high winds
Paris (AFP) Feb 8, 2016
High winds buffeted northwestern Europe on Monday, leaving one woman in France in a coma after she was hit by an advertising hoarding. In Britain, a search was under way for an animal protection officer who went missing after rescuing sea birds stranded on rocks near Penzance in southwest England on Sunday. Rail and ferry services in southern England and Wales were disrupted as wind speeds reached nearly 155 kilometres (100 miles) per hour, while flood warnings were issued in more than 50 areas. ... read more

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