Manchester Airport runs out of aviation fuel.
Planes have been left stranded at airports throughout the United Kingdom as the "Great Fog" descends. Heathrow Airport said around 45 flights had been cancelled there while London City Airport was closed for several hours. Other affected airports include Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Glasgow, Belfast, Southampton and Cardiff.
An empty Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner catches fire eight hours after landing at London Heathrow Airport, closing runways for an hour. Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Thomson Airways-owned) was forced to return to Britain's Manchester Airport after an unspecified mechanical problem.