Don't put your winter coats away just yet: Forecasters warn of four days of freezing weather with temperatures feeling like -10CTemperatures could plunge as low as -6C in some areasWind chill will mean some places feel like -10C By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 00:18 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 21 February 2013 If you were hoping for a little respite from the cold weather, the prospects are not looking good. An unusually cold snap will take hold of Britain over the next few days as freezing winds sweep across the nation. Strong gusts of up to 50mph will mean that temperatures hovering around freezing point could feel more like -10 degrees in some areas.
The internet is leaving children brain-dead: Inventor warns 'Google generation who spend life in front of screens are losing creativity and skills' | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 25 December 2012 One of Britain's leading inventors has warned that a 'Google generation' who rely on the internet for everything are in danger of becoming 'brain-dead'.
The ex-hippy who's made 100m carpeting Britain with wind turbines (and swapped his battered camper van home for a 2.8m 18th-century fort) | UPDATED: 10:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 The large rectangular window in Doreen White’s living-room frames such a timeless East Anglian scene that she sometimes feels she’s gazing out at a landscape painting by Constable. As winter descends, its beauty is stark and sparing. Washed by a watery sunlight, the flat, brown fields stretch out for miles to a tree-lined horizon broken only by the world’s tallest parish church tower, the 500-year-old Boston Stump, which soars 272ft into an otherwise empty sky
The end of frozen fingers for iPhone fans: New leather gloves that let you use a touchscreen | UPDATED: 18:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 Having a touchscreen phone in winter can be a pain, especially when you have to constantly take your glove off to use it. But that inconvenience could now be a thing of the past after a company came up with a novel pair of leather gloves that allow you to use your iPhone without taking them off
What is the point of a Conservative Party if it's planning to concrete our fields | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 28 November 2012 The Conservative Party was once the party of the countryside.