The thermometer peaked at 22°C in Suffolk today making it the warmest day since September, but the weather will be changeable going forward.
Baroness Thatcher was a prime minister who made Britain great again, David Cameron told MPs today.
The world's first "test tube baby" has paid tribute to IVF pioneer Professor Sir Robert Edwards after he died today aged 87.
Police say the A1079 Beverley Road in Hull is closed in both directions due to a road accident near Pearson Avenue. It is not yet clear when it will re-open.
Police are asking drivers to avoid the A1(M) Southbound between junctions 46 and 45 - Wetherby and Boston Spa - due to a serious accident.
Three people were trapped in the crash involving two HGVs just before 3am this morning. Fire crews cut them from the vehicles using hydraulic equipment.
Appliances from Wetherby, Tadcaster and Stanks attended with the Technical Rescue Unit from Cleckheaton and a heavy rescue pump also from Tadcaster.
The road is expected to be closed until later this morning.
CLEARED: Trains are now running normally between Goole and Doncaster following a non-passenger train derailed near #Goole
Rail passengers are being warned that the derailment of a freight train near Goole last night will cause delays throughout today and until late this evening. The train derailed at Goole Potters Grange Junction and there are replacement buses getween Goole and Doncaster.
Trains to Sheffield which usually run via Goole will be diverted via Selby and trains from Sheffield towards Hull will run at a reduced speed through the area. A train shuttle service will run between Hull and Goole will connect with buses to and from Doncaster.
Hull City Council and Network Rail have announced that Spring Bank West is now expected to reopen this afternoon as the work to replace the rail bridge has been completed slightly earlier than expected.
– Network Rail
I’d once again like to thank road users and residents of Spring Bank West for their patience during these essential works. They were necessary in order to provide a reliable freight route from Hull docks to the rest of the rail network. Rail freight is essential to support the economy and to keep lorries off the roads. The bridge is designed to last for 125 years and should not require any major maintenance for the next 25 years.
Two lanes of the M62 are closed and there is queueing traffic Eastbound at Chain Bar due to an overturned van and oil spillage. The van has been recovered - there are also reports of a broken down van in the queues.
John Gelson, from East Coast Trains, warns passengers to expect extended journey times becuase of high winds.
At Harbrough in Lincolnshire, the A180 westbound exit slip to the A160 is closed due to an overturned vehicle. The road expected to re-open from 4:00 pm
All East Coast services north of Doncaster are having to run at reduced speed because of high winds, adding up to 60 minutes to journey times.
This will continue until 2pm today.
In addition, trains going through Peterborough are disrupted due to planned engineering works, so passengers are being advised to travel only if their journey is absolutely necessary.
East Coast said: "Ticket restrictions have been lifted today so passengers can travel at any time. Passengers may also travel tomorrow, but services are expected to be busy."
Due to strong winds across the country, Virgin Trains is operating an amended timetable. The company advises passengers to check with National Rail Enquiries before they travel. Tickets for today will be accepted for travel on any train.