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Health alert as potentially lethal smog hits Britain

Britain has been placed on a health alert because a potentially dangerous cloud of air pollution is blowing over the country. Experts say the smog could cause fatal asthma attacks.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said air pollution was blowing in from Europe and mixing with home-grown smog to create the problem.

Health alert as potentially lethal smog hits Britain