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UK weather: Schools closed across Wales and England

Hundreds of schools across Wales and southern parts of England are closed due to snow and icy conditions.More than 500 schools are shut in Wales, with about 200 in Berkshire, 250 in Wiltshire and 300 in Buckinghamshire also closed.The Met Office has two yellow warnings in place for snow and ice in parts of England, Wales and north and eastern areas in Scotland.Over 35 flights at Heathrow have been cancelled and Bristol Airport is shut. Flights have been suspended until 12:00 GMT while snow is cleared from the runway.British Airways, which cancelled dozens of flights from Heathrow Airport on Friday morning, advised customers to check their flight status and said people due to travel on short-haul flights were being offered the optio ...