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Big freeze 'for another month'

The Met Office has warned the freezing weather could last until the end of April, suggesting that temperatures are unlikely to recover to normal averages until the latter part of next month. Hundreds are facing a sixth day without power in Scotland.

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Sheep farmer's 'career is over' after severe cold

Northern Irish Sheep Farmer James McHenry, who said he was "born to sheep" and has kept the animals his entire life has seen his farmer career will come to an end due to the recent severe weather.

Mr McHenry said, "I realised last night that my farming career is over and I've spoken to other farmers who in something similar and this is it. It's the end of an era. When those sheep in the field are dead, they are irreplaceable."

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