‘This is probably going to be the most widespread cold spell of the year so far, with many people across the country seeing temperatures below freezing,’ says Met Office spokesperson
Forecasters issue weather warning covering much of Scotland and northern England to come into effect from midday
An icy 'polar vortex' could descend from the Arctic and cause temperatures to plummet
Homelessness has risen by 102 per cent since 2010
All 50 US states are below freezing as the polar vortex sworls around North America, shattering temperature records and causing a collective shudder across the continent.
The open air Michigan Stadium was packed for the New Year's Day game, despite the conditions
The country has banned Father Frost - the Russian equivalent of Father Christmas - from appearing on state TV as the character 'bears no relation to national traditions'
A number of newspapers this morning published articles warning of a 'killer three month freeze' that is expected to hit Britain in days
Bernal also quizzed on Che Guevara's legacy and the war on drugs
A mind-numbingly pretentious 75 minutes
Anonymous performer teams up with London printmakers to create branded T shirts and bags
Capes! I'll be swooshing around as if I'm on stage at the Globe all winter then.
Tomorrow calls time on the coldest spring in more than 50 years, as the past fortnight of below average temperatures dragged the average thermometer reading during March, April and May putting it on course for its lowest level since 1962.
The Prime Minister was quite right to stick to his plans for a family holiday
Police in north London have seized blankets, sleeping bags and food donations from rough sleepers in a crackdown on homelessness.
Having worked for the BBC for more than 50 years, Sir David Frost has advised the new Director-General Tony Hall that he must take a knife to the organisation’s debilitating management structure.