BRITS shivered throughout one of the coldest evenings of the year this weekend, as temperatures plunge to a freezing -12C last night.
The Met Office issued a yellow "be aware" warning of snow and ice which lasts until 6pm this evening.
The warning, from 6am, predicts snow on higher routes
EXISTING Sky TV customers are being given the chance to upgrade their plan and get an extra 80 channels without upping their bill.
The television company is upgrading its popular Original bundle to a new Sky Entertainment package which will include dozens more channels for the same price.
AN ILLEGAL immigrant who brutally murdered two policemen in California laughed as he appeared in court and vowed to "break out of jail and kill more".
In a series of chilling courtroom outbursts, Luis Bracamontes grinned as he joyfully admitted slaying the cops in 2014.
The 37-year-old shamelessly looked Judge
EMMANUEL Macron is set to ask for even more money for Calais at a showdown summit with Theresa May after she has already pledged an extra £44.5million for border security.
The French President reportedly wants the Brits to stump up extra cash to rejuvenate the port town’s economy as
WOMEN are paid a tenth less than men because they are less likely to land senior jobs and don’t get as many pay rises over their careers, stats officials said today.
The overall gender pay gap stands at £1.32 an hour - suggesting the average woman earns more than
MORE women will find out they are pregnant TOMORROW than at any other time of year, a study has found.
Wednesday January 17 falls just over two weeks after National Babymaking Day on January 2, which is the most common day of the year for couples to try to
JAPANESE authorities are on the hunt for a batch of deadly fish after toxic parts of the sea creature were accidentally put on sale.
A supermarket in the city of Gamagori sold five packages of fugu without removing the fish's livers yesterday.
The breed of puffer fish is a delicacy
A SICKO who has spent more than half his life molesting horses has dodged jail after more vile attacks.
Sterling Rachwal has been sneaking into barns and sexually abusing animals for 35 years.
The stomach-churning acts included raping horses and ponies, including a pregnant mare.
Some of them were mutilated or even
BBC staff shouldn't be paid more than the Prime Minister except in exceptional circumstances, the Culture Secretary has declared.
Newly promoted Matt Hancock said the corporation "missed a chance" to bring in pay cap rules and that most shouldn't get more than the £150,000 that Theresa May gets for
It seems even more US states and districts are warming up to the idea of recognizing a third gender option. The new distinction — known simply as gender "X" — is a way for individuals to identify outside of the traditional and rigid gender binary of official documents
I recently came across a photo of myself taken at the first Women's March that felt oddly unrecognizable. Physically, the image didn't look much different than what I look like today, save for some ill-advised bangs that I'll go ahead and blame on 2016 election stress. But even
MORE THAN a million calls to the Universal Credit helpline have gone unanswered in the past year, new figures show.
The Labour MP who uncovered them said the sheer number of calls going without answer could mean many claimants were giving up and will not get the support they
THE BBC must do “much more” to ensure women are paid as much as men in the wake of Carrie Grace’s resignation, the new Culture Secretary warned today.
Matt Hancock’s tongue-lashing of the BBC came as the human rights watchdog wrote to the state broadcaster calling on bosses to
THERESA MAY today warned writer Toby Young he will be sacked from the universities watchdog if he repeats his abusive tweets.
The Prime Minister said she would not sack the outspoken figure from the Office for Students despite calls from Labour to axe him.
But she added that she was
THERESA MAY today vowed to overhaul the parole system to end secret justice after the outrage over John Worboys' release.
The PM admitted decisions on when to release criminals from jail need more "openness" and said victims should be more involved.
Justice Secretary David Lidington today launched a review of
THE deadly Aussie flu virus has rapidly spread across the country, with dozens of new cases reported in just 24 hours.
A surge in infections has seen UK cases of the dangerous new H3N2 strain rocket as the NHS braces for one of the worst flu seasons in 50 years.
A TRAIN ticket from London to Manchester cost more than a trip to Norway or Iran for one unlucky customer - who took to Twitter to share her misfortune.
The passenger, known only as Laura, was travelling First Class on a Virgin trains service, with the ticket booked at
MORE than 1,000 cheating students were caught sneaking their mobile phones into their GCSE and A-level exams last summer – a rise of a quarter in a year.
Official figures also showed a rocketing 149 per cent rise in the numbers of teachers and school staff handed penalties for
AMBULANCES were called to the same house more than 3,500 TIMES in one year as stretched 999 services are bombarded by a handful of callers putting lives at risk.
Paramedics were phoned from the home in Barnet, North London, 3,594 times in 2016/17 - almost 10 times a day.
DONALD Trump has bragged that his nuke button is “much bigger and more powerful” than Kim Jong-un’s after the North Korean tyrant threatened to attack.
The US President goaded the despot, boasting that his nuclear button "actually works".
He tweeted: “Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please
MORE than 11,000 homes have stood empty for at least ten years despite a spike in homelessness, according to new data.
Some 60,000 have been empty for two years, and 23,000 for five, revealed Freedom of Information requests to 275 councils.
Just one in 13 uses new powers allowing them
MORE than 20,000 British men have shown an interest in sexually abusing children, a police chief has warned.
Simon Bailey, who leads the National Police Chiefs’ Council child protection unit, said the estimated figure is comparable to the number of current and former terrorism suspects.
The senior officer claims investigators monitoring
BRITAIN'S freezing conditions are set to continue - with temperatures plummeting tonight just in time to become the coldest night of 2017.
The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for swathes of the country which will remain in place until midday, warning that dangerous black ice is set
CHIEFS at the UK's biggest firms are raking in up to 94 TIMES what the average employee earns, new data shows.
Earnings of FTSE 100 bosses in Britain are above many of their European counterparts too.
According to Vlerick Business School in Belgium, data from 2016, only France and Germany come
THE COMPANY which managed Grenfell Tower is handing control of almost 10,000 more properties back to the Council after being stripped of its contract.
Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (TMO) are now facing investigation after the tragic fire killed 71 in West London earlier this year.
The organisation said
ONE in five doubled their money when selling their home this year - while the rest made on average £92,466 on what they originally paid.
Based on those who owned their properiities for an average of nine years, researchers found 92 per cent of people who sold their home
TENS of thousands have been forced from their homes by a tropical storm that battered the southern Philippines leaving at least 182 dead.
Tropical Storm Tembin, which triggered flash floods and mudslides as it lashed the nation's second-largest island of Mindanao.
The killer storm has already displaced more than 70,000
EMPLOYERS are five times more likely to view men as ambitious compared to women - and pay male workers more as a result, an alarming report into the gender pay gap has found.
A YouGov survey for the Young Women’s Trust also found recruiters also think men are more
THERESA MAY today shot down claims she "begged" the EU to give her more time to negotiate Brexit.
The Prime Minister was accused of asking Brussels bosses to help her out after she was humiliated at the General Election.
But she furiously denied the suggestion that she demanded a post-Brexit
THAT is more like it Mrs May.
After 27 tedious PMQs bouts this year, the Prime Minister was mad as hell and she is not going to take it any more.
The last Commons showdown of the year is always vital - both leaders always want a comprehensive win to