Northern Lights brighten Britain's skies

The Northern Lights made a rare and incredible appearance in the British skies last night, with sightings reported as far south as Essex.

Embleton Bay in Northumberland.
Embleton Bay in Northumberland. Credit: Tom White/PA Wire

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Spectacular Northern Lights illuminate Britain

Britain was treated to spectacular views of the Northern Lights last night, with reported sightings as far south as Essex.