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In Pictures: Britons take a snow day

Storm Emma has dumped massive amounts of the white stuff across the country.

Britons have been enjoying a snow day after Storm Emma closed workplaces and schools across the country.

With a host of warnings against unnecessary travel in place, many hardy souls – and their dogs – simply ventured out to enjoy the winter scenery.

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A person skis along the pavement of the Great Western Road, Glasgow (Kirk O’Rourke/PA)

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Andrea Geile skiing along Princes Street in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)
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Pupils from St Mary’s Primary School in Edinburgh, enjoy a day off school sledging in the city’s Queen Street Gardens (Jane Barlow/PA)
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Poppy Burchill aged 4, sledging in Larbert, near Falkirk (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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Isla Wallace (left) and Millie Johnson (right) have a snowball fight in Yeadon, Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
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