With the news the DJ Chris Moyles was stranded in the US and several movie stars would be unable to visit Gordon Brown today called for drastic measures.
Ordinary members of the public being caught up is one thing, but when it affects the lives and schedules of celebrities something has to be done. 'Celebrity' now ranks as the UK's largest industry and I have called on the armed forces to ensure that movie and soap actors be rescued as a priority.
The PM's thoughts were echoed as the Financial Times showed the economic fallout to Hello and OK magazines along with the tabloids and loss of revenue for Max Clifford.
Ironically Radio One listeners unanimously praised the new Breakfast Show.