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UK snow: Ice warning as commuters face delays

UK snow: Ice warning as commuters face delays

Image copyright PA Drivers and commuters are facing difficult journeys in icy conditions across parts of the UK, following another night of sub-zero temperatures. The Met Office has extended yellow warnings for snow and ice until 11:00 GMT and the AA warned driving could be “hazardous”. Hundreds of schools are to stay closed for a […]

Skin betting: ‘Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling’

Skin betting: ‘Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling’

Media captionUniversity student Ryan Archer’s love of gaming spiralled into gambling when he was 15 About half a million children and young people gamble every week, a Gambling Commission report is expected to show. The regulator has warned that children as young as 11 are using so-called skin betting websites, which let players gamble with […]

UK snow: Ice warning as commuter disruption expected

UK snow: Ice warning as commuter disruption expected

Image copyright AFP Image caption Days of snowfall in Wales left some people to abandon cars on the side of the road Icy conditions are expected to cause further disruption to road and rail travel in parts of the UK, following another night of sub-zero temperatures. The Met Office has extended yellow warnings for snow […]

Will change to organ donor rules mean more transplants?

Will change to organ donor rules mean more transplants?

Image copyright Getty Images In an attempt to make more organs available for transplant, ministers are proposing a radical change by moving to a system of “presumed consent”. Current rules in England mean those willing to donate their organs, should they die, sign up to a donor register. A consultation on the new system, which […]

UK snow: Forecasters predicting coldest night of year

UK snow: Forecasters predicting coldest night of year

Media captionBBC forecaster Darren Bett says temperatures will plunge below zero on Monday night Freezing conditions are continuing to affect parts of the UK, as forecasters warn it could be facing the coldest night of the year. The weather has caused widespread disruption, affecting flights, trains and ferries and causing power cuts. Yellow Met Office […]

Murder inquiry after children die in fire

Murder inquiry after children die in fire

Image caption Police are searching for a man in connection with the Jackson Street fire Three children have died in a house fire in Salford, while a three-year-old is said to be in a critical condition. A 14-year-old girl was declared dead at the scene, Greater Manchester Police said, while an eight-year-old boy and girl, […]

Keith Chegwin: ‘True telly legend’ dies aged 60

Keith Chegwin: ‘True telly legend’ dies aged 60

Image caption Chegwin was a familiar face on children’s television Veteran TV presenter Keith Chegwin has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family has said. They said he had endured a “long-term battle with a progressive lung condition” which “rapidly worsened towards the end of this year”. He died at home on Monday […]

UK snow: Bad weather hits air, rail and sea travel

UK snow: Bad weather hits air, rail and sea travel

Media captionBBC forecaster Darren Bett says temperatures will plunge below zero on Monday night A quarter of flights at Heathrow have been cancelled as bad weather continues to affect parts of the UK. Drivers have been warned of “treacherous” conditions after snow turned to ice, while rail travel across England and Wales has been affected. […]

UK snow: Widespread travel delays and school closures

UK snow: Widespread travel delays and school closures

Media captionOutbreaks of rain and snow are predicted for some parts of the UK. Motorists are facing “treacherous” road conditions after snow turned to ice across parts of the UK. Hundreds of schools across England and Wales are closed on Monday as the wintry conditions persist, and there is some disruption to flights. More than […]

Manchester derby: Jose Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him in row, Mikel Arteta cut

Manchester derby: Jose Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him in row, Mikel Arteta cut

Manchester City’s players celebrated in front of their fans at full-time Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had water and milk thrown at him and Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta suffered a cut head during a post-match row. United were upset at what they viewed as an excessive City reaction to Sunday’s 2-1 win at Old […]

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