A judge, who sentenced a triple killer to a minimum of 40 years in prison, was barred from giving a whole life term because of a European judgment that those sentences are in breach of human rights.
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As many as 2,000 British holidaymakers could be among those stuck at emergency accommodation as snow causes chaos for holidaymakers.
Tributes have beenb paid to Harry Potter and Outnumbered actor David Ryall who died on Christmas Day aged 79.
We are set to enjoy some sunshine after all that ice, snow and frost - albeit with temperatures still low.