A layer of snow and icy conditions are set to cause travel chaos across the UK today, with rail networks, airports and roads all affected by Britain's cold snap.
- Low visibility means 10 per cent of Heathrow Airport flights will be grounded.
- East Coast, Eurostar, First Capital Connect, London Overground, Southeastern, Southern, South West Trains and Virgin trains are all facing disruption
- Two major roads across the Pennines, the A628 Woodhead Pass and the A66 between Brough and Bowes, are closed.
More top news
The helicopter, which the royal was not in at the time, avoided a potentially deadly mid-air crash.
The shots on a bus sparked a major security scare as weekend tourists in some of the world's most famous casinos were told to bunker down.
The Ukip leader confirmed he had "no prior warning" of Douglas Carswell's resignation from the party as he hit out at the "staunch Tory".