Amber 'be prepared' warnings for snow have been issued by the Met Office for many parts of Scotland
Billy Bragg is to be honoured at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for his contribution to traditional music.
Sub-zero temperatures sweep Scotland and Northern and central England, but London and the south east look set to escape the snow.
The Olympic Torch is scheduled to begin its epic journey across almost every conceivable inch of the country, a little predictably, at Land’s End.
When MPs return to Westminster from their extended summer break today, one subject will preoccupy their thoughts. It will not be the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi's regime, the plans to reform the NHS or the changes to abortion law, all of which are on this week's Commons agenda.
Conservationists are calling on the Government to revoke dozens of new licences for oil and gas exploration in UK waters, fearing hundreds of thousands of seabirds could be at risk if they are granted.
Shell said today it is working to stop a secondary flow of oil spilling into the North Sea from beneath an offshore platform.
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A pod of pilot whales at risk of beaching themselves in shallow waters off the Western Isles have "calmed down" overnight, rescuers said today.
London 2012's Olympic torch relay will start in Land's End and travel as far as the outer Hebrides on an 8,000-mile journey to the stadium.
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Aerial photographs showing more than 100 landscapes and scenes from around Britain will go on display on a city centre street, the Royal Geographical Society announced today.
Ministers faced demands last night to block plans by BP to launch a deep-sea drilling operation in the North Sea.
Oil companies have been given the go-ahead to press on with the hunt for oil and gas in the deep waters off the coast of Britain despite the environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
A moorland peatbog is to be dug up wholesale and put into storage for more than 30 years in an unprecedented measure to protect it from destruction. The peatbog on Shetland is in the way of a gas processing facility which is to be built as an extension to the Sullom Voe oil terminal on the island.