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We are not seeing the doomsday scenario predicted by some commentators. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are many holes in this doomsday prediction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So what happens when the doomsday warnings come true? The Sun (2014)The report envisaged a doomsday scenario where thousands would lose limbs and sight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The intensity of the latter desire renders the doomsday and infertility scenarios profoundly depressing. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It is by no means sure this doomsday scenario will come to pass. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the doomsday scenario of both teams suffering the drop is still a distinct possibility. The Sun (2016)Further data seems to suggest either other increases or at least inconclusive evidence to bear out the doomsday theory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is also a doomsday scenario. The Sun (2012)On Thursday night governments took back the key to the doomsday machine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We found Brexit may not be quite such a doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This programme rakes over the most spectacular doomsday scenarios that we've seen on screen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is not a doomsday scenario, but long ago became reality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Setting aside such doomsday scenarios, what is really going on? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Everyone else is - they are seeing it as a doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the doomsday scenario in Syria is not decades away. The Sun (2013)As things stood, it was something of a doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As it stands, it is that doomsday scenario that appears most likely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last year's stress tests put the biggest banks and building societies through a doomsday scenario focused on domestic shocks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)MINISTERS have hit back at police chiefs' doomsday warnings on planned cutbacks. The Sun (2015)So here are some sure-fire ways to avoid today's doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I don't see it as a doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A rise in unemployment from 7.8 per cent of the workforce to 13.3 per cent was also part of the doomsday scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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