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In pictures: UK snow 3 February 2015

Snow has fallen across parts of the UK and temperatures have plunged to -11C in Scotland. Here are some of the best images from Tuesday.

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There was light snow outside the Houses of Parliament as areas of the UK woke up to a blanket of snow on Tuesday morning.

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A jogger is seen running through St James's Park in London. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in the city, as well as in other parts of the UK.

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High winds led to contours in the snow in Hathersage, Derbyshire. Further snow has been forecast for Thursday.

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Image caption Jane Clarke said students in Southampton were up early to build a snowman in Portswood high street. Some schools in Hampshire closed because of the snow and ice.

Jane Clarke told the BBC that students in Southampton were up early to build a snowman in Portswood high street. Some schools in Hampshire closed because of the snow and ice.

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Goathland railway station, which appeared in the Harry Potter films as Hogsmeade station, is deserted as snow sweeps through North Yorkshire.

Maggie the dog experiences snow for the first time in Oxfordshire. There were "severe" travel delays caused to bus services in the area.

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The sun breaks through clouds in Bodmin, Cornwall, following light snow. The Met Office predicted a sunny but cold day in the area with temperatures expected to dip below 0C (32F).

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Brave swimmers prepare to enter the Serpentine lake in central London.

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An Imperial "Snowtrooper" is "spotted" in Newbury, Berkshire. There was disruption caused on the town's roads by the snow.

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Gritters were called out to open a road between Hathersage and Ringinglow in Derbyshire.

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