Hundreds of tonnes of timber from the shipwrecked Ice Prince are washed ashore along England's south coast. Beaches are closed to allow heavy machinery to remove the wood.
Floods and torrential rain causes chaos for people across England, forcing the closure of key road and rail routes and inundating homes with flood water.
John Hogan, who leapt from a hotel balcony with his two children, killing his son, goes on trial in Crete. He is later cleared of murder and placed in a psychiatric unit.
A luxury mansion in north-west London is sold for £50m. Toprak Mansion boasts seven bedrooms, seven kitchens, an 80ft salon, a swimming pool and a two acre garden.
Gritters are scrambled in County Durham and Northumberland as up to 6ins (15cm) of snow falls in areas.
The main railway line between London and South Wales is forced to close after a 2,000 tonne landslide at Chipping Sodbury, north east of Bristol.