Heavy snow is set to bring travel disruption and the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for Scotland, northern and central England as the weekend approaches.
Parts of the UK have been battered by snow and freezing rain and a Met Office yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place until 9pm on Thursday, stretching from the northern Highlands to South Yorkshire.
Famous faces were among the mourners at the funeral of actress Dame Barbara Windsor. Former EastEnders actor Ross Kemp, comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams and others joined Dame Barbara’s husband Scott Mitchell, friends and family at Golders Green Crematorium for the service. The EastEnders and Carry On star died in December aged 83.
Protesters backing President Donald Trump have breached the US Capitol, forcing a delay in the process to confirm Joe Biden’s victory in the November election.
Former Manchester City and England midfielder Colin Bell has died at the age of 74.
This week’s Aberdonian features some of the snowy scenes captured by our photographers over the decades.
The streets of the UK have once again gone quiet amid fresh lockdown measures to tackle the rapid spread of coronavirus.
This week’s Aberdonian focuses on Pro Arte theatre group. The group was one of Aberdeen’s longest established amateur theatre companies, with a history going back over 40 years.
There was plenty of deliberate slipping and sliding as the icy conditions continued on Sunday.
Much of the last 12 months has been a challenge, but coronavirus restrictions have encouraged more people to spend time on walks and bike rides in their local area. From storms last winter to some scorching summer days, the weather has provided a varied backdrop to an unforgettable year.
Buoyed by what he described as a “stonking mandate” following the Conservatives’ convincing win in the general election of December 2019, Prime Minister Boris Johnson could not have anticipated such a rollercoaster ride in 2020.
Residents of northern parts of the UK woke up to a blanket of snow on Saturday morning, and sought to take full advantage.
Ireland’s year, like everyone’s, was dominated by the pandemic which took a human and financial toll with other clouds looming on the horizon.
New Year’s Eve celebrations across the globe looked radically different this year as large crowds stayed away from traditional party spots such as New York City’s Times Square and the Champs Elysees in Paris.
It was a year like no other, with Britons told to stay at home, avoid other people and do everything possible to stem the spread of coronavirus in 2020.
New Year’s Eve was a muted affair across the UK, with revellers urged to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. People were warned not to add “fuel to the fire” by mixing in groups with rates of infection rising.
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other, with pandemic restrictions limiting crowds in many places. From New York’s Times Square to Sydney Harbour, big public blowouts are being turned into TV-only shows and digital events. But New Zealand, Taiwan and other places with successes against the virus are celebrating like usual.
New Year’s Eve saw bitterly cold conditions for much of the UK and more snow, as some hardy swimmers braved the North Sea for a bracing dip.
Royal visits, legal firsts, a breakthrough at Stormont, and of course – the pandemic; here are some of the best images from the PA news agency’s Northern Ireland photographers during 2020.
The royal family has had a busy calendar of engagements this year, despite the pandemic disrupting many of their official duties.
Photographers from the PA news agency have captured a range of images this year showing our enduring relationship with the sea, from storm-lashed piers and dangerous rescue missions, to fun at the beach and a festive dip.
Britain remains in the grip of a cold snap – with more wintry weather on the way.
The world of showbiz was put to the test in 2020, as the film, TV, music and theatre industries faced challenges no-one could have foreseen thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
A drop in temperatures following days of stormy conditions meant many people woke up to a covering of snow on Monday morning. The Met Office described it as “a cold and frosty start” to the bank holiday, with yellow weather warnings for ice and snow across much of England and Wales.
Royal visits, sunshine and snow, a celeb-filled castle put on the map and the firebreak: here are some of the best images from the PA news agency’s photographers in Wales during 2020.
Much of the UK woke up to harsher coronavirus restrictions on Boxing Day.
With a white Christmas officially recorded, December 25 still managed to rustle up some special moments despite coronavirus restrictions keeping many families apart.
Festive traditions around the world may have been compromised by Covid-19 restrictions, but families and communities are still doing their best to celebrate.
The UK in 2020 has been a very different place for us all but life in the animal kingdom went on as usual, whether in the wild or in captivity.
Christmas celebrations were getting under way in some parts of the world, while others dashed home or did some last-minute shopping in a year blighted by coronavirus.