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Christmas motorists urged to take care on icy roads


Millions of motorists are expected to take to the roads today after delaying their Christmas journeys because of the big freeze.

Driving conditions are thought to be worst in northern England and Scotland.

Fiona Trott is by the A1 in Gateshead and described the situation on the roads.

Naomi Cornwell reports from Luton on the situation at airports around the UK.


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