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Met Office loses BBC weather forecasting contract

The Met Office has lost its BBC weather forecasting contract, it has confirmed.
The UK’s weather service has provided the data used for BBC forecasts since the corporation’s first radio weather bulletin on 14 November 1922.

The BBC said it was legally required to secure the best value for money for licence fee payers and would tender the contract to outside competition. Read the rest of this entry »