Celebrations due to be held in Idaho, the hometown of US army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, have been cancelled.
Bergdahl was released after five years in Taliban captivity amid controversy over the circumstances surrounding his capture.
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A widespread frost across the UK as temperatures fall below freezing under clear skies.
After a vote tainted by reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, Putin said Russia was ready to 'cooperate' with Britain.
Largely dry elsewhere tonight with a widespread frost and icy stretches