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How are the snow & ice affecting us today?

Extremely low temperatures for most of the day today.

Planning - Housing

Application for 84 houses in Waddesdon refused

It wasn't considered to be sustainable development.

Snowbound registrar

Vulnerable adults & wedding couple helped by volunteers in the snow

Bucks and Oxon 4x4 Response Group (BORG) worked for almost 18 hours on Sunday

AVDC

Inquiry launched into running of AVDC broadband company

It was set up two years ago as part of the council's commercial arm, but has since run into significant financial issues.

Pharmacy/Pharmacist

Over half surveyed in Bucks knew of all services pharmacies offer

A new report by Healthwatch Bucks has been looking at what people know about community pharmacies.

York refuses to grant Uber licence to operate

York has refused to grant ride-hailing app Uber a licence to operate following a number of complaints in the city.

Shock moment flare explodes in recycling plant worker's hands

Shock moment flare explodes in recycling plant worker's hands

This is the dramatic moment a marine flare exploded in the hands of a man at a recycling plant after it was left in with household waste.

130 schools have not improved for more than a decade, Ofsted report finds

130 schools have not improved for more than a decade, Ofsted report finds

Hundreds of underperforming schools are continuing to fail pupils despite targeted investment and attention, a report by the new chief inspector of schools has revealed.

Vanellope: Baby survives after being born with heart outside body

Vanellope: Baby survives after being born with heart outside body

A baby born with her heart outside of her body has defied odds to become the first in Britain thought to have survived the rare condition.

Star Wars: Prince Harry and Duke of Cambridge join stormtroopers on red carpet

Star Wars: Prince Harry and Duke of Cambridge join stormtroopers on red carpet

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were among those gracing the red carpet at The Last Jedi premiere in London.

Star Wars: Prince Harry and Duke of Cambridge join stormtroopers on red carpet

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were among those gracing the red carpet at The Last Jedi premiere in London.

No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

A long time ago, I gave up on Star Wars. Grew tired of bad acting and vague catchphrases. "What this franchise needs is a rebel," I thought. Now it has found one.

Netflix accused of spying on users after 'creepy' tweet

Netflix accused of spying on users after 'creepy' tweet

Video-streaming service Netflix has been accused of spying on its users after tweeting a "creepy" joke regarding their viewing habits.

Tearful Jimmy Kimmel returns with son in his arms after boy's second heart surgery

Tearful Jimmy Kimmel returns with son in his arms after boy's second heart surgery

US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had tears in his eyes as he held his baby son in front of the cameras and made a passionate plea over children's healthcare.

Tony Blackburn on Keith Chegwin and his 'drink problems'

Tony Blackburn on Keith Chegwin and his 'drink problems'

Radio DJ Tony Blackburn has paid tribute to his great friend, TV presenter Keith Chegwin, who has died aged 60, and says he will miss his childish sense of humour.

Furious Jose Mourinho storms out of Manchester United press conference

A furious Jose Mourinho stormed out of his Manchester United press conference after being questioned about his role in the post-match fracas after the Manchester derby.

Tyson Fury accepts backdated UKAD ban; still requires boxing licence

Tyson Fury accepts backdated UKAD ban; still requires boxing licence

Tyson Fury is free to resume his career, subject to regaining his boxing licence, after accepting a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping.

Jurgen Klopp defends post-match interview after Merseyside derby insisting he is 'not an actor'

Jurgen Klopp defends post-match interview after Merseyside derby insisting he is 'not an actor'

Jurgen Klopp has defended his comments in his post-match interview following Sunday's Merseyside derby and insists he didn't use any words he'd "take back". 

Pep Guardiola defends Man City's celebrations after Manchester derby

Pep Guardiola defends Man City's celebrations after Manchester derby

Pep Guardiola has defended Manchester City's dressing-room celebrations at Old Trafford, insisting he encouraged them.

Jose Mourinho questions Manchester City's behaviour and education after their derby win

Jose Mourinho questions Manchester City's behaviour and education after their derby win

Jose Mourinho questioned Manchester City’s behaviour and education when asked about the post-match fracas after the Manchester derby.

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race

Democrat Doug Jones has won the US Senate race in Alabama in a blow to Donald Trump, projections suggest.

New Year's Eve security tightened after botched NYC bomb attack

New Year's Eve security tightened after botched NYC bomb attack

Security preparations for New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square will be altered following a botched suicide bombing in a subway tunnel, the city's counterterrorism chief has said.

World faces 'last best chance' to avoid war with North Korea, US general warns

World faces 'last best chance' to avoid war with North Korea, US general warns

US national security adviser HR McMaster has said the international community is facing its "last best chance" to avoid military confrontation over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

EU must take 'urgent action' to stop Rohingya being 'wiped out', MEPs warn

EU must take 'urgent action' to stop Rohingya being 'wiped out', MEPs warn

Members of the European Parliament have called for immediate action to end "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar.

New York City bombing suspect warned Trump he 'failed to protect US'

New York City bombing suspect warned Trump he 'failed to protect US'

Prosecutors have revealed the New York subway bomb suspect wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you failed to protect your nation."

Worcestershire man makes igloo with washing up bowl and snow

A man who built an igloo in his girlfriend's back garden in Worcestershire says he would like to take tips from "real eskimos" to improve his skills.

Oumuamua: Mysterious interstellar object probed for signs of alien life

Oumuamua: Mysterious interstellar object probed for signs of alien life

Astronomers are to scan a huge cigar-shaped interstellar object for signs of alien life, amid claims it could be some kind of artefact.

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