In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Met Office has a unique range of services to offer to help utility companies make the most of the weather and climate.
- The Met Office provides a range of services for the public on behalf of government, including cold weather payments and the National Severe Weather Warning Service.
- Met Office forecasts and advice play a vital helping keep the country's transport systems open.
- The mayor's precept is the proportion of council tax collected to help fund the Met police, the London fire brigade, transport and City Hall.
- The Metropolitan Police Service - usually called the Met - was involved in the bid.
- Larmore says her dog Sophie the Schnauzer - who has trodden the boards at the Met, Paris and Geneva - gets the most adulation now.
- The Met has been using its world-renowned expertise to help identify victims of the disaster and support family members who survived the tragedy.
- Speed bumps are also seen as a hazard to law abiding citizens and have caused over £7,500 in damages to Met police cars over a three month period.
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