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The clocks have changed: Why do we use British Summer Time?

The clocks have jumped forward an hour, leaving us all a little sleepier than usual. However the change isn't too bad: it gives us the convenient excuse for an extra hour (or so) in bed and for arriving late all day. But when and why do lose an hour each spring – and should we get rid of the practice altogether? Here is everything you need to know about springing forward.

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Antique clock seller Howard Walwyn, Kensington, London
Antique clock seller Howard Walwyn, Kensington, London
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