Ice, snow and freezing rain caused delays and treacherous driving conditions on one of the last major shopping days before Christmas.
Theresa May has angrily condemned calls for a second Brexit referendum, despite her closest allies secretly preparing for a new poll.
Theresa May, fresh from surviving a Tory confidence vote, has returned from Brussels to fervent chatter of a potential second referendum on Brexit.
Shoppers have stayed away from the high street on what is usually a peak trading weekend before Christmas.
An eight-year-old girl and a 33-year-old woman have died following a house fire in Nottinghamshire.
More people are going to the cinema than at any time since the 1970s, with 2018 on course to be a record year for the big screen.
A woman who collected more than £250,000 from her ex-husband, his family and members of the public after falsely claiming to have cancer has been jailed.
A mother of a teenage boy who died after colliding with another player during a football match has told Sky News that parents must talk to their children about organ donation.
Waitrose is to ban glitter from all its own products by Christmas 2020 in response to mounting concerns about plastic pollution.
The British yachtswoman who was stranded after her boat capsized in the Antarctic Ocean has said would do it again "in a heartbeat".