Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft that disappeared from radar in the English Channel last night, French police have confirmed.
Pressure on Theresa May to rule out a "no-deal" Brexit is stacking up after MPs derided her plan B.
The UK has been hit with a band of wintry weather which has brought hill snow and a risk of ice to large parts of the country.
Total pay awards hit their highest level in more than 10 years in the three months to November, according to official figures showing mixed fortunes for employment in the run-up to Brexit.
A digger driver has been filmed smashing up a new hotel in Liverpool on the day it was due to be completed - allegedly because he had not been paid.
Pets at Home says it is considering spending an extra £8m stockpiling products, including food, in case of a "no-deal" Brexit.
A woman and two children have been found dead in a house in Greater Manchester.
EasyJet has said the chaos at Gatwick caused by drone sightings before Christmas cost it £15m, describing it as a "wake-up call" for UK airports.
Campaigners who successfully fought for civil partnerships to be extended to heterosexual couples say the government should deliver on its promise to act.
Cross-Channel freight trade could drop by between 75% and 87% for six months in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, according to a Border Force document obtained by Sky News.