Today's ruling the EU court on the duty of care owed to passengers by airlines is significant. Our guide to how it could affect you.
The airlines like Ryanair argued it was an "act of God" but today an "act of court" dramatically clarified passengers rights.
Ryanair should have compensated passengers whose flights were cancelled because of volcanic ash in 2010, the EU's top court has found.
Britons are set to flee freezing temperatures in record numbers after airports and tour operators reported a last-minute surge in bookings.
Almost 2 million will fly out over the weekend, a 30% rise on the annual average.
As travellers go in search of the sun, the most popular destinations include Spain, Tunisia, Egypt and Florida.
Cross-Channel ferry passengers looking to escape the cold in the UK could face delays as port control officers plan to stage a 24-hour strike over pay.
The strike, which will start Thursday morning, is likely to cause delays to those travelling to French ports over the Easter weekend.
P&O Ferries said: "We advise that following failed pay talks yesterday [Tuesday] in Paris, French port control officers will be holding a national day of industrial action which is likely to affect the majority of ports in France."
Train operator Southern said it expects to run a normal service tomorrow after many of its trains were delayed or cancelled today due to adverse weather conditions:
Brighton saw some of the heaviest snowfall last night and today causing many roads to and schools to close.
Some pupils from the dozens of schools across Sussex that had to close put their time to good use building snowmen on the beach.
The task of clearing more than 100 vehicles involved in a pile-up on an autobahn in central Germany has begun and tow trucks are at the scene.
More than 30 people were injured in the accident on the A45 between Giessen and Hanau but there were no reported deaths.
The Met Office has issued "yellow" warnings for snow and ice across northern, eastern and western coasts for tomorrow.
A yellow warning urges the public and emergency responders to "be aware" of severe or hazardous weather conditions.
The image on the left shows the Met Office warnings issued for today and the image on the right shows tomorrow's warnings.
Wintry showers will continue to affect northern, eastern and westerns coasts tonight, with temperatures likely to be below freezing across the UK.
It will be a cold, frosty start tomorrow, with further wintry showers and some sunny intervals expected throughout the day.
ITV Weather Presenter Alex Beresford reports:
More than 100 cars and lorries were involved in a pile-up on the autobahn north of Frankfurt today amid severe weather conditions.
Police said dozens of people were injured, but no deaths have been reported.
The incident took place on the A45 near near Muenzenberg, Germany.
Eurostar has issued an amended timetable for tomorrow after its services were suspended today due to severe weather in northern France.
The firm said that although it is working hard to restore services "as quickly as possible", the disruption will continue and speed restrictions are expected to remain in place throughout tomorrow.
"Unfortunately as a consequence, we will only be able to operate an amended timetable and journey times will be between 40 and 60 minutes longer than usual", it said.