The BBC are due to screen 650 hours of live coverage from Russia
Record-breaking temperatures froze the water in its tracks
We might not be ready to 3D print a roast, but the complicated and edible structures produced by 3D printers could be the start of something new
The extreme weather in the US has got so cold that even Hell has frozen over.
The landmark arches have been demolished by high tides and 70mph winds
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
With Arctic winds plummeting temperatures to -50C, much of North America has shut down as authorities warn of the life-threatening freeze
Experts have warned weather conditions look set to deteriorate over the weekend as storms, high tides and gale-force winds continue to leave a trail of devastation around the UK.
Today, the battle for the Super Bowl starts in earnest. The regular season is out of the way, and so is Black Monday which immediately follows, the now traditional cull of NFL head coaches who didn’t deliver the goods. This year five were sacked (the most noteworthy among them Mike Shanahan of the utterly dysfunctional 3-13 Washington Redskins).
The open air Michigan Stadium was packed for the New Year's Day game, despite the conditions
Wouldn't Christmas be better if it came around once every four years?
The Chinese vessel has been forced to retreat after a failed attempt to reach the ship. A French vessel has already launched an abandoned rescue attempt
Glad to see someone managed a Christmas getaway
A Russian ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is on the verge of being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon draws near.
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions