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.
Feud over Frankie the cat leaves family with 20,000 legal bill after 'foster owner' refuses to hand him back Rosalind Mahoney handed Frankie over to June Allan on what she thought was a temporary basis while her house was being renovatedBut Mrs Allan, 83, has refused to hand the cat back and a judge has ruled in her favour – leaving the Mahoneys distraught | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 22 December 2012 The black dot on his nose and his white-socked paws do not single out Frankie as a particularly remarkable cat. So it must be his charm that has led this moggy into the centre of a bitter tug-of-love which ended in a courtroom drama and left one family 20,000 worse off. The extraordinary row, which has set two lifetime animal lovers against each other, began last year when Rosalind Mahoney handed over Frankie to June Allan on what she thought was a temporary basis.
A nation of telly addicts: Average Briton now spends four hours glued to the screenThe average viewing figure in Britain is now the third highest in the world behind only the U.S. and ItalyBritons watch 242 minutes of television every day, according to Ofcom | UPDATED: 09:01 GMT, 13 December 2012 We are a nation of television addicts and now spend more than four hours in a day glued to the screen. The average viewing figure is the third highest in the world behind the United States and Italy