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Extreme weather and floods was a permanent fixture of 2012. The summer was the wettest on record for 100 years. Flooding caused widespread disruption and damage in April, August, September and November. A woman makes her way through South Square in Fittie on the coast at Aberdeen, that has been covered in a thick sea foam after flooding from the North sea as the stromy weather continues along the Scottish coast in September (SWNS)

Year In Review: The biggest news stories of 2012 in pictures

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The Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 gave Britain plenty of reason to celebrate amid a year of continuing economic woe. Yahoo! looks back at what made the news this year.

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