How to instantly melt your windscreen ice

Motorist Angela Hickling had a light bulb moment that went viral as she posted a video on Facebook of a cheap, quick and easy way to melt windscreen ice without freezing your fingers off or waiting for an age for your car to do it.

There’s nothing worse than having to get up even earlier in the mornings to defrost your car and make it to work on time.

As if the 7am darkness wasn’t enough to contend with, having your fingers freeze off while scraping at your car window aimlessly with a library card you’ve not used since 1998 just about takes the biscuit.