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Britain is hit by THUNDERSNOW with more white stuff on the way as windchill makes temperatures feel as cold as -20C
Winter does not officially start until Friday – but thundersnow, the rare phenomenon of lightning strikes illuminating falling snow, was reported today in North Yorkshire and near Newcastle.
Jack Maynard's ex-flame Danielle Sellers suffers an unfortunate run-in with his musician brother Conor at Mahiki bash... days after disgraced I'm A Celeb star DUMPED her
The friends were both in attendance at Mahiki's 'Influencers' bash in London, just days after it emerged that Jack had dumped Danielle amid revelations about his online history.
EXCLUSIVE: Pouty Danniella Westbrook is seen getting 'very close' to Hollyoaks actor Fabrizio Santino on cosy night out... and he's already got his sights set on an EastEnders role
The bra-flashing former EastEnders actress, 44, seemed to be in a playful mood as she pouted at the camera while leaving a party in London.
Aussie porn star fights 'discrimination' after venue BANS Sexpo from holding 'sexual education and entertainment' event?
An Australian porn star is urging Britons to fight a London decision to deny the world's longest-running adult entertainment and lifestyle show from appearing in the city.
Karlie Kloss sharpens up in a velvet black jacket and preppy socks for business talk after arriving in London in casual grey joggers and a cap
The 25-year-old looked every inch of her supermodel status in a velvet black jacket and white polo neck at the Business of Fashion talks on Thursday.
Strictly business: Gemma Atkinson is seen for the first time since claims she 'sends naughty messages to married Simon Rimmer'... as she insists she's 'just pals' with Gorka Marquez
The bubbly blonde smiled as she arrived at the It Takes Two studio, following claims on Thursday that the duo had been exchanging playful texts on a group chat via WhatsApp.
Braless Tyla Carr almost spills out of slinky gown slashed to the navel as she stages mini Love Island reunion with sizzling Chyna Ellis and Danielle Sellers at Urban Music Awards 2017
At Thursday night's bash, the 23-year-old stunner, whose fleeting dalliance with Michael Thalassitis propelled her to the spotlight, was the most daring of her group
Leader of Russian computer hacker gang who stole ￡2m from British firms' bank accounts jailed for nine years
Vugar Mollachiev, 37, pictured, of Berkeley Gardens, north London, was sentenced to nine years imprisonment at Southwark Crown Court for conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.
Olga Kurylenko channels her inner Bond girl in a sizzling coral gown as she poses up a storm at members-only club in London??
The 38-year-old actress exuded elegance as she posed up a storm in a striking one-shoulder coral and ivory gown at The Arts Club in London.
Tallia Storm is uncharacteristically covered-up in punk-inspired ensemble while abs-flashing Jess Woodley goes for Seventies chic at Selfridges bash?
The 19-year-old Scottish songstress was uncharacteristically covered-up at the event as she covered up in a thick jumper and pearls
Gwen STARfani comes to London! Pop queen looks leggy in a superhero-inspired cape and galaxy print as she switches on Westfield Christmas lights
While on her way to the studios, the 48-year-old singer had taken to Instagram to share her appreciation for London - claiming the city had made her the person she is today.
'Panic buy huskies!' Twitter users make fun of 'snowflake' Londoners' panic at light dusting of the white stuff with memes mocking the capital’s Great Blizzard
Snow blizzards caused travel chaos today as swathes of Britain were hit by severe weather. Snow even fell in the capital, but?Twitter users were quick to make fun of excitable Londoners.
Bombshell vote to sack London Stock Exchange chairman Donald Brydon to go ahead this month after top investor refuses to back down
Billionaire hedge fund boss Sir Chris Hohn blames Brydon for forcing out the LSE’s chief executive Xavier Rolet.
Beauty And The Bust! Lizzie Cundy borrows style tips from Belle in billowing yellow gown with a VERY daring neckline as she attends Beatles tribute concert?
The former WAG opted for a stunning yellow number with a billowing skirt and short sleeves, which allowed her eye-popping cleavage to take centre stage
Sally Wood dotes on daughters Gracie and Alice as she takes the twins on festive outing with her brother?
The wife of Ronnie Wood had her hands full as she took her two daughters, Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, to the Connaught Christmas tree lighting ceremony in London on Thursday.
'Human Ken Doll' Rodrigo Alves braves a wintry London night out in plunging blazer ensemble ... amid reports he's 'in talks to co-host' next year's Eurovision Song Contest
Rodrigo Alves certainly looked in good spirits as he was spotted leaving Soho House in London on Thursday.
Kimberley Garner looks every inch the sex kitten as she strips down to lacy lingerie and a sheer blouse for sizzling shoot in London
The 27-year-old reality star showcased every inch of her enviably toned frame as she lounged in the revealing crop top on a lavish terrace, before slipping into a completely sheer lace blouse.
Not such a Dancing Queen? Lily James flashes a brave smile as she hobbles around set of Mamma Mia prequel on foot brace after breaking her toe
The Downtown Abbey star, 28, flashed a brave smile as she hobbled onto the set of the hotly-anticipated prequel in a navy dressing robe and blue floppy hat.
Lucy Mecklenburgh covers up her toned physique in chic white coat and checked trousers in London... after returning from sun-soaked getaway Down Under with beau Ryan Thomas
The 26-year-old looked effortlessly glamorous in a chic white coat with a faux fur trim as she strutted down the streets of Mayfair.
Pixie Lott looks racy in a Ferrari-red leather minidress as she joins leggy Laura Whitmore at the car brand's star-studded launch party in London
Fashionista Pixie Lott certainly plumped for a fitting shade when she stepped out in a red hot leather dress on Wednesday as she joined Laura at a Ferrari Portofino launch.
Prince Harry's 'former flame' Ellie Goulding cuts an elegant figure as she joins his cousin Lady Kitty Spencer and smouldering Lottie Moss at Elton John AIDS Foundation's CLUB LOVE bash
The 30-year-old Burn hitmaker kept things chic in a sensational Bardot gown with dazzling jewels from the sponsor BVLGARI, while Lady Kitty and Lottie wore near-identical gowns
Furry colourful! Rod Stewart, 72, and wife Penny Lancaster, 46, don garish ensembles at London charity event
They celebrated their son Alastair's 12th birthday on Monday. And Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster kept the good times rolling as they were spotted at the Club Love benefit in London on Wednesday.
We rate you highly! ITV sweethearts Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden joyously cosy up to BBC Strictly stars Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly... despite the channels' ratings war
The 48-year-old appeared to share more than the stage with co-presenter Claudia Winkleman as the pair wore matching suede blazers after the launch a new campaign for npower and MacMillan.
Are they on a date? Charlotte Crosby and Stephen Bear continue to fuel reconciliation rumours at Winter Wonderland... as she prepares for reunion with ex Gaz Beadle
The stop-start couple shared separate shots from the Christmas theme park, adding further fuel to claims of a romantic reconciliation.
The health dangers of underground trains: Subway commuters are exposed to 10 TIMES more cancerous toxins than car drivers, study warns
Commuters riding on busy underground train lines may be exposed to 10 times the safe level of carcinogenic air pollution, a new University of Southern California study's findings suggest.
Former Man United star Ryan Giggs and his estranged wife Stacey reach settlement in their ￡40m High Court divorce after battle over money… but part as ‘firm friends’?
Manchester United legend Giggs has settled his High Court battle with wife Stacey, with a spokesman saying the couple 'remain firm friends' but are 'pleased' bring proceedings to an end.
Jobless father, 39, 'said sorry to his six-year-old daughter moments before he plunged a kitchen knife into her mother's back as she walked away from him in the street'
Mark Morris, 39, was told by his ex-girlfriend, Emma Day, who was also the mother of his child, that if he could afford alcohol he could pay child support moments before he killed her, the court heard.
High Court QUASHES conviction of ex-Tory leader Lord Howard, 76, for failing to say who was driving his car when it was clocked speeding at 37mph in a 30mph zone
The politician and his wife Sandra said they could not recall which of them was driving when it was clocked at 37mph in a 30mph zone in Lewisham Way, south-east London, in January last year.
Abbey Clancy's lookalike sister Elle, 18, proves her model prowess in chic slip dress and biker jacket as she mingles with Made In Chelsea star Sophie Hermann at swimwear launch
The young beauty displayed her chic sense of style in a black lace slip dress and sleek biker jacket, as she viewed the new Pili and Kiki swimwear collection with a host of MIC stars.
Female maths tutor accused of trying to start lesbian affair with teenage pupil after telling her she had ‘attractive and alluring’ eyes faces retrial after jury fails to reach a verdict?
Aveesha Ahsan (pictured) allegedly hugged and kissed the teenager after offering to buy her gifts - but the jury in the 34-year-old's trial at the Inner London Crown Court was discharged today.
Driver, 27, 'killed his girlfriend when he crashed into a lamppost during 91mph police chase after being caught trying to fly a drone into Wandsworth Prison'
Craig Kearney, 27, is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after nursery nurse Acacia Smith, 25, (pictured) was killed in the collision in south west London.
Research led by University College London found stress was an important factor in influencing how babies perceive and react to pain (stock image).
Topshop on Oxford Street is evacuated just a day after mass panic over fight in the nearby Tube station
Topshop on Oxford Street has been evacuated just a day after a fight in a nearby Tube station sparked mass panic at the tourist hotspot.
The men who 'started' the Oxford Street panic: Police release photos of two passengers whose fight on an overcrowded platform led to a stampede that injured nine - before Olly Murs tweeted that he had heard 'gunshots'?
People ran and screamed on one of the busiest shopping days of the year as police moved in to close down Oxford Circus tube station.
The most-Instagrammed cities and locations of 2017 revealed: New York is No1 with MOSCOW beating London into third place – and Disneyland in California is most-tagged site?
When it comes to popularity on Instagram, New York rules the roost. It's the most Instagrammed city and dominates the location rankings, too, with Times Square and Central Park at No2 and No3.
Keeping Kate company? Carole Middleton is spotted leaving Kensington Palace with her pregnant daughter while Prince William is on an official visit to Finland
The Duchess of Cambridge, 35, was spotted driving mother Carole Middleton, 62, through the gates of Kensington Palace on Wednesday afternoon.
Cheers to that! Kelsey Grammer, 62, and wife Kayte Walsh, 37, lovingly lock lips as they share a cab after the Royal Variety Performance in London
The 62-year-old couldn't keep his hands off his wife as the two shared a passionate smooch in a taxi after the Royal Variety Performance at London's Palladium on Friday night.
Sophie Wessex looks fresh in a crisp cream coat as she visits female inmates in a sewing workshop at Downview Prison
The Countess of Wessex, 52, spent time speaking to the female inmates at HMP Downview in Sutton, south-west London today as she continued a busy week of royal engagements.
Bah humbug! Rhys Ifans is worlds away from his usual self with unkempt hair and beard as he transforms into Scrooge for opening night of A Christmas Carol
The actor, 50, cut a very unkempt figure with scruffy hair and an overgrown beard as he posed at the press night - proving to have fully committed to his Ebenezer Scrooge role, ahead of the theatre run.
Newly-single Stephanie Pratt dazzles in slashed gown as she leads stars at Chicks Ball... as baffled ex Jonny Mitchell protests his innocence amid police drama in 'embarrassing' split
Shortly before her appearance, Jonny spoke exclusively to MailOnline about the break-up as she insisted he had no idea why she referenced the police in the wake of the split
Did downdraft from police helicopters make the Grenfell flames worse? Watchdog will also examine if circling aircraft gave trapped families false hope
A man who lost six relatives in the Grenfell fire disaster said their downdraft from helicopters may have intensified the inferno, which claimed 71 lives.
'Rush hour prowler' who has molested women and girls as young as eight at least 25 TIMES in a year is caught on CCTV running down the street after groping a 15-year-old schoolgirl
About 25 women and girls, as young as 13, have reported being attacked in the past year in south London, mainly in Lewisham and Greenwich but also including Southwark and Bromley.
Tamara Ecclestone decks out her ￡70million home with Christmas trees and a life-sized sleigh for the festive season... after shocking fans by selling ￡40,000 of her ￡5million wardrobe
The heiress was seen having an extensive selection of baubles and Christmas trees put up outside her sprawling Kensington mansion - soon after selling ￡40,000 worth of her clothes.
Well it is a Lady Garden Gala! Braless Suki Waterhouse flashes her hot pink knickers in a sheer skirt and plunging top as she supports cancer charity at star-studded bash in London
Kooky Suki wore a completely sheer skirt, with her bright pink knickers on show, being deliberately brazen in aid of the?Silent No More?Gynaecological Cancer Fund.
Horrifying moment man 'stabs a rival brawler' after violence erupted in Trafalgar Square during Albanian Independence Day celebrations
A man could be seen running towards a group of men who were fighting outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square before allegedly stabbing a fellow reveller in the back several times.
I will find you, Piers Morgan warns the thieves who stole two years of his son's work and smashed up his car?
The 52-year-old journalist took to Twitter offering a 'handsome' reward for anyone who found his son Stanley's bag, which was stolen from the M&S service station in Hammersmith, London.
Fly by night! Amateur photographer captures stunning footage of a plane crossing the face of the moon on her iPhone?
Melissa Jayne Long, 34, recorded the jumbo jet coming into frame from her garden at her home in Surbiton, London on Saturday night (pictured).
Fashionista Tallia Storm puts on a leggy display as she glitters in festive thigh-high minidress at Ferrari launch party
19-year-old singer Tallia Storm glitters in a stunning festive minidress as she parties for her second night of the week with Pixie Lott and a star-studded guest list at Ferrari launch party.
Great-grandfather, 72, is stabbed in stomach, beaten and 'left for dead' by two robbers as he walked through park
Dave Rider, 72, was attacked while walking home through a park in London and was 'left for dead' by thugs who stabbed him and stole his watch, keys and wallet.
Amanda Holden wows in a festive coat and strapless dress as she celebrates launch of new charity campaign with a glamorous Alesha Dixon and Michelle Mone in London
The 46-year-old Britain's Got Talent host looked stunning in a red two-piece comprising of a bandeau dress with a stylish overcoat as she shone a message to her late grandfather
Keira Knightley slips into Gothic-inspired frock as she joins suave husband James Righton at charity gala in London
Keira Knightley, 32, and James Righton, 34, still looked in the first throes of love as they attended the mothers2mothers Winter Fundraiser in London on Wednesday.
Dancing bears, freaks, marvellous contraptions... and even a 1900s Daily Mail stall: Fascinating pictures show the incredible history of Britain's most popular fairs
One photograph in the fascinating collection shows hundreds men and women flock to busy fairs including the Amusement Park at Wembley, north west London (pictured), in the early 1900s.
It must be a miracle (or fake)! Commuter is stunned to find seven nuns waiting at SEVEN SISTERS Tube
This was the scene on a London train platform yesterday when seven nuns were spotted at Seven Sisters station (pictured). Onlooker Ben Patey, 33, said he had to do a double-take.
The REAL reason why you can't drink milk: Experts reveal it's not lactose intolerence but a protein found in dairy products that is causing problems - and there is a solution
If milk makes you suffer tummy upset, bloating, wind and diarrhoea it's not lactose intolerance that is the cause but a protein, reveal researchers from University College London
Downtown Abbey star Daisy Lewis goes braless in a VERY plunging fuchsia slip gown as she leads the glamour at charity gala in London
The British actress, 31, certainly turned heads as she posed in a plunging silky fuchsia gown, which featured racy thigh splits.
She's known for her provocative ensembles. But rapper Cardi B kept in somewhat demure as she was spotted in a full length gown at the Mobo awards in London on Wednesday.
EXCLUSIVE: 'He wants five outfit changes for the show!' 'Human Ken Doll' Rodrigo Alves arrives in London as it's revealed he's 'in talks to co-host' next year's Eurovision Song Contest
A told MailOnline: 'As Portuguese is his native language - and he speaks Spanish, French, Italian, English and German - he's a perfect fit. Bosses of the show have also noted his rising popularity.'
Glum Nicole Scherzinger looks leggy in a black jumper dress as she returns to London after supporting X Factor finalist Kevin in Glasgow
The X Factor judge looked sensational in a casual black jumper dress as she as she was spotted Christmas shopping in London.
Loophole that could allow BBC to secretly give stars pay rises: Director suggests making production arm a private firm means they can pay what they need to get the 'right' people?
BBC Studios director Mark Linsey said the production arm could pay staff more after being spun off as a commercial firm earlier this year meaning stars could expect bumper pay rises.
Scaredy cat! Permanently surprised rescue kitten whose wide eyes make her look permanently startled amasses thousands of followers
The rescue kitten, who lives with her 31-year-old owner Matt Taghioff in Beckenham, South East London, has more than 30,000 Twitter followers who enjoy her startled look.
Lady in lace! Kitty Spencer dons a black bustier-style dress as she joins a glittering line-up of stars for the Elton John AIDS Foundation gala
Lady Kitty Spencer, 26, stunned in a racy black bustier-style dress as she joined a dazzling line-up of stars at the Elton John AIDS Foundation gala in London.
Buxom Cardi B puts on an eye-popping display in a PVC bra and bedazzled blazer as she steps out in London ahead of MOBO performance
The 25-year-old flaunted her ample assets in a revealing bra and fancy blazer as she visited Mayfair on Tuesday evening. She is set to perform at the MOBO Awards on Wednesday.
Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher showcases her slender figure in chic black dress at star-studded sports bash... following shocking drink-driving ban and conviction
The Sky Sports presenter dazzled as she arrived to the PCA sponsored event in a form-fitting black midi dress which featured cold-shoulder detail.
TOWIE's Georgia Kousoulou proudly steps out for the first time since divisive 'nose job' as she sizzles in plunging mini while leaving Beauty Awards 2017
The 25-year-old TOWIE star looked sensational in a busty ensemble comprising of a bra-flashing blazer paired with a scanty mini while she kept her make-up flawless with a red lip
Busty Stephanie Pratt hides the heartache of shock split from Love Island's Jonny Mitchell as she dazzles at the Beauty Awards... amid worrying claims she 'called police' during fight
Putting a brave face on the sudden split, Stephanie was a guest at the OK! Beauty Awards in London while the details of her shock split from the Love Island star continued to leak out.
These boots were made for keeping! Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge wears the ￡475 pair she’s had for a DECADE for a day of gardening with children in London (and is left 'roaring with laughter' at a caterpillar house called 'Bug-ingham Palace')
The Duchess of Cambridge was on a visit to the Robin Hood Primary School to celebrate their work with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening.
Youthful Priscilla Presley, 72, revisits some of late husband Elvis' favourite possessions at new Tour Exhibition in London... but she hasn't aged a day in four decades
The former wife to rock legend Elvis Presley continued to showcase her flawless complexion on Wednesday as she attended the Elvis On Tour Exhibition at the O2 in London.
Now that's a facelift! Big Ben tower looks unrecognisable with scaffolding obscuring its famous clock faces as repairs continue on 300ft London landmark that won't chime for four years
Repair work began on the Elizabeth tower in June and slowly the platforms surrounding it have reached higher. From a distance, the red safety/debris netting gives it the air of a pagoda.
Lisa Snowdon flaunts her enviably svelte limbs in a thigh-skimming sequin wrap dress as she storms the star-studded Beauty Awards
She put on a glamorous display as she attended?OK! Magazine's Beauty Awards 2017 at the Pavilion in the Tower of London. The host cracked a smile as she left the event on Tuesday evening.
The areas where HALF of care beds are in failing homes: Six authorities have more than 50% in residences rated inadequate or needing improvement?
In six areas across England, more than 50 per cent of the beds available are in elderly care homes rated as inadequate or needing improvement. (file photo)
Jamie Theakston steps out without his wedding ring during a gruelling bike ride... as he is pictured for the first time after holding hands with Jenni Falconer on exit from charity event
Casually clad, the TV presenter and radio host appeared to cover up from the cold in multiple layers as he hit the road, with the band that usually sits on his left hand noticeably absent.?
Newly-divorced Petra Ecclestone looks in very high spirits as she wraps up warm in feather coat... after sister Tamara weighs in on her staying 'strong' and 'a lady' during ￡5.5billion divorce
Petra Ecclestone, 28, was keeping the party going well into the night following the event, heading on to private members' club Lou Lou's in Mayfair with a female friend.
Youthful Kylie Minogue, 49, looks effortlessly stylish in a leopard print coat with knee-high boots as she steps out for shopping spree
Earlier this month, she kicked off the holiday season in style, when she made her way to London's Covent Garden to turn on the Christmas lights.
Beaming Gwen Stefani wraps up in a bright scarf and oversized bomber as she touches down in London ahead of her Westfield Christmas Lights show
The 48-year-old cut a casual figure as she arrived in London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday. She is set to switch on Westfield's Christmas Lights in London on Thursday.
Body confident Lauren Goodger displays VERY peachy posterior in thong bodysuit under sheer gown as she makes a bleary exit from the Beauty Awards 2017
The 31-year-old former TOWIE star slipped into the eye-catching gown to ensure all eyes were on her with the sheer middle clinging tight to her frame
How Grenfell Tower hero firefighter wracked by guilt over the 12-year-old girl he couldn't save from the blaze finds comfort in embrace of her family?
David Badillo was among the 200 firefighters called to the blaze which killed 71 in a west London tower block in June this year.
Widow who lost a leg in speedboat tragedy that killed her husband and daughter is hit by moped thieves who steal THREE prosthetic limbs from her car while she eats lunch?
Victoria Milligan, 45, was with friends at Megan's restaurant on Kings Road in London when two men riding motorcycles and armed with knives broke into her Audi Q5.
Her suited knight! Suzanne Shaw is helped by a chivalrous male companion as she emerges barefoot from The Beauty Awards
Suzanne Shaw took some well-deserved time out to enjoy a night at The Beauty Awards in London on Tuesday.
Vixens in velvet! Glamorous Duchess of York dissolves into giggles with Tamara Beckwith at a charity event in Mayfair?
Sarah Ferguson, 58, joined old friend and socialite Tamara Beckwith, 47, at a gala in aid of Cancer Research at a five star hotel in London's Mayfair.