Storm Deirdre: Wind, snow and rain hit parts of UK
>High winds, snow and freezing rain have hit parts of the UK as Storm Deirdre swept in, bringing travel disruption and power cuts.
>The Met Office said up to 50cm (20in) of snow fell in the Highlands and wind gusts reached 70mph on the Welsh coast.
>Multiple crashes because of icy conditions were reported by police overnight on Saturday and hundreds of homes lost power in Scotland and Wales.
Jeremy Corbyn slides in approval ratings in spite of Tory schisms
>Only 25% of voters thinks Jeremy Corbyn is decisive, according to a survey, down from 31% in October.
>The Labour leader’s fall to his lowest score at any point since the 2017 general election came despite most voters seeing the Tory party as divided following a week of Brexit infighting.
>Corbyn also recorded his lowest score for being trustworthy and someone that sticks to his principles, according to an Opinium poll of 2,016 adults online on 13 and 14 December, falling below the prime minister.
REVEALED: How German hate preacher who inspired jihadis made UK his HOME under May
>A GERMAN hate preacher who allegedly helped inspire more than 100 jihadists to join terrorists in Syria moved to Britain during Prime Minister Theresa May’s time as home secretary, it has emerged.
>Brahim Belkaid, 41, lived in Leicester for nearly five years where he preached on the streets of Britain, handing out extreme versions of the Quran to fans celebrating Leicester’s 2016 Premier League victory. Post too long. Click here to view the full text.