UK Easter weather: It"ll be so cold this weekend Boat Race rowers could wear gloves

Glorious sunny morning brings respite from Spring Freeze but it's still so cold rowers are training for the Boat Race in GLOVES Sunny skies this morning for Britain but it'll struggle to breach 6C todayLight snow showers forecast in the East tonight with locally-severe frostGood Friday: Cold but bright start with wintry showers and patchy drizzleThree of Cambridge Boat Race crew seen wearing gloves while practisingSaturday and Sunday to remain cold with cloud and a few wintry showers Edinburgh: 103,006 (down 5.5% from 108,714)Glasgow: 75,000 (up 1.4% from 69,000)Newcastle: 50,000 (up 11.1% from 45,000)Manchester: 215,000 (up 5.9% from 203,000)Heathrow: 1,200,000 (up 3.2% from 1,163,139)Gatwick: 393,000 (up 0.7% from 390,000)Southampton: 30,000 (unchanged from 30,000) But at 2am the strike was called off after successful late-night talks in France.

Humour, politeness and hope: The 10 commandments that teach you how to be a good atheist

Humour, politeness and hope: The 10 rules that teach you how to be a good atheistHope and sacrifice can lead to a happier life, says writer Alain de Botton Manifesto unveiled because evil had a 'peculiar kind of glamour' By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 05:37 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 5 February 2013 Alain de Botton has unveiled a guide for the atheist From Catholicism to the Qur'an, the majority of religions have a code of rules for followers to practice. And now philosopher Alain de Botton has created a set of 10 new rules for atheists

Earl of Cardigan on moving out his stately pile and why he"s living on benefits

I'm so broke I'm trying to get a job as a lorry driver: Earl of Cardigan on moving out his stately pile and why he's living on benefits /06/29/article-2166152-13D3CC0F000005DC-537_634x413.jpg” width=”634″ height=”413″ alt=”The Earl poses in front of Tottenham House, part of the 4,500 acre Savernake Estate in Wiltshire” class=”blkBorder” /> The Earl poses in front of Tottenham House, part of the 4,500 acre Savernake Estate in Wiltshire The Earl appointed the trustees — one of whom was a trusted friend of more than 30 years — several years ago to help him manage the estate’s complex affairs. But now the Earl says the trustees are refusing to give him access to his own money.

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas break

Travel misery as over-running engineering work and signal failures hit first day back at work after Christmas breakOne train was so full passengers were ordered off before it could continueHeathrow Express was not running earlier because of over-running worksPower problems also hold up services between Reading and LondonTrain derailment in the Midlands meant services were replaced by busesWorks also lead to platform problems at Birmingham New Street StationA broken-down train brought hold-ups for passengers in ScotlandRailways in Wales suffer delays because of signalling faults | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 December 2012 Over-running engineering work, signal failures and packed trains have been heaping misery on rail passengers today as they returned to work after the Christmas break. A train at Crewe, Cheshire, was so full some passengers were ordered off before it could continue.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner: Qatar Airways unveils the first jetlag-busting aircraft to operate out of Heathrow

Now you can catch the Dreamliner: Qatar Airways unveils the first jetlag-busting aircraft to operate out of Heathrow Qatar Airways' new Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed at Heathrow yesterday Passenger plane is thought to be the world's most advanced airlinerUK airlines Virgin, Thomson and British Airways have orders for the craft | UPDATED: 09:00 GMT, 14 December 2012 The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to touch down in the UK has arrived at Heathrow Airport. Qatar Airways became the first airline to run a regular service in Britain using the planes which have been dubbed the worlds most advanced airliner

Heathrow appoints a "Secret Santa" to take departing passengers" minds off potential Christmas mishaps

Heathrow appoints a 'Secret Santa' to take departing passengers' minds off potential Christmas mishapsAirport to dole out surprise gifts to passengers flying abroad for the festive periodAn expected 4.3 million travellers will pass through Heathrow this December | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 1 December 2012 You may be forgiven for thinking that the only present passengers flying off from Heathrow this Christmas REALLY want is the reassurance that they’ll take-off on time, without huge queues, lost baggage or the risk of their flight being grounded by uncleared snow on the runway. But instead, millions of passengers at Britain and Europe’s busiest airport run the risk of being accosted by a ‘Secret Santa’ dishing out presents to take their minds off potential mishaps

A 1.3 million time warp in Artists" Row

The perfect home for a 'bachelor artist': A 1.3 million time warp in Artists' RowGrade II listed property designed specifically for single painters up for sale | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 1 December 2012 With its thundering, round-the-clock traffic, Talgarth Road in West London is hardly the place you would expect to find a row of houses purpose-built for painters to gather inspiration.