The Al Jazeera journalist is due to be reunited with his family later after being falsely imprisoned for 400 days for allegedly aiding terrorists.
Alan Barnes, the pensioner who was said he didn't feel safe in his home after being viciously attacked by thugs, met the young woman who started an online donation page for him.
No predicted the £500 pounds she'd hoped to raise soaring to over a quarter of a million. Sejal Karia reports on the tears that were shed today
One of the three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt for allegedly aiding terrorists has been freed tonight.
Peter Greste has landed in Cyprus, the first stop on his way home to his native Australia after 400 days in custody.
ITV News Middle East correspondent Geraint Vincent reports:
The father of a Jordanian pilot being held by Islamic State militants has urged his government to push forward with a proposed prisoner exchange to get his son back.
It comes just 24 hours after a video emerged appearing to show that a second Japanese hostage had been killed by the militants. Japan's prime minister was joined by leaders across the world in condemning the apparent murder.
Jordanian authorities had said they would free the failed suicide bomber the militant fighters had wanted released, but progress appears to have stalled. Duncan Golestani reports.
Temperatures slide away again tonight - freezing, frosty and icy through the night and into the morning.
It'll be cold, clear and crisp first thing with stunning sunshine before cloud gathers. A few showers will crop up in the same places as today - mostly rain but expect some sleety slush in places.
It'll remain terribly cold - with just a stingy 3-4C in places but we lose the cutting wind chill of the last few days.
Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop said she had spoken to freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, and that he was "desperate to see his family" and come home.
Greste flew to Larnaca from Cairo, where he was met by Australian consular officials.
A 72-year-old man who was rescued off Lavernock Point near Penarth today has died.
Two lifeboats and a Sea King helicopter were sent to rescue him just after midday.
The man was taken to the University Hospital of Wales but he's since passed away. South Wales Police believe it was an accident.
Donations to the fund set up for disabled pensioner Alan Barnes has passed a quarter of a million pound mark.
Earlier today, Barnes met Katie Cutler, a local 21-year-old who set up the web page to try and raise £500. He said he was overwhelmed by people's generosity.
Al Jazeera journalist Sue Turton, who was among those sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Egyptian court of "falsifying news", has called on the Egyptian government to release Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed.
Her comments are reflected by the news company, who said they will fight until all three of their staff are freed.