atten down the hatches. Britain faces a battering from snow, ice and gale-force winds as part a front dubbed the ‘Beast from the East 2’. The winter weather may send a chill through No 10, with some Covid jab centres forced to close because of the beast’s return. Speaking of icy sequels, Michael Gove will once talk again to his EU counterpart Maros Sefcovic about problems in Northern Ireland. Can they thaw the frosty relations of the post-Brexit period?
Our political correspondent Ashley Cowburn on what to lookout for today: