Three people are killed and two are injured after a lorry crashes into a minibus in Thatcham, England.
Three members of staff from the school died in the crash between a minibus and a lorry on the M4.
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Sean Fitzgerald, 31, is shot dead by police officers during a raid on a house in Coventry, England, United Kingdom. Two 26-year-old men were arrested during the same raid, in connection with cannabis production.
Gatwick Airport in West Sussex, England, is shut down intermittently since Wednesday night, after drones are seen flying over the airfield. Police believe it is "a deliberate act to disrupt the airport". Hundreds of thousands of passengers are affected.
Tolls are scrapped for the Severn crossing bridges connecting England and South Wales, making travel across the River Severn free for all commuters for the first time in 800 years.
Margaash, an eight year old snow leopard, is shot dead by staff at Dudley Zoological Gardens, England after escaping its enclosure.
Heavy rainfall from Bronagh results in severe flash floods across northern England. Sheffield is the worst affected city, with dozens of vehicles becoming stranded in rising floodwaters during the evening rush hour.