'Hurricanes in the Atlantic are more frequent than at any time in the last 1,000 years, according to research just published in the journal Nature.
Scientists examined sediments left by hurricanes that crossed the coast in North America and the Caribbean.
The record suggests modern hurricane activity is unusual - though it might have been even higher 1,000 years ago.'
Yeah, you remember, the huge industrialisation that happened around 1000 a.d.? You remember all the coal-burning power stations built by Edward the confessor? You remember all the humvees driven by the invading Danish army?
Yes folks, those awful days are back...