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Met Office releases early estimates detailing facts and figures behind 'seventh-sunniest' summer since records began
After several days of rain and falling temperatures, forecasters said large parts of the country could expect highs of up to 27C (80.6F) and dry weather
Report calls for dramatic curbs in greenhouse gas emissions and warns of threat to human society
Tom Bawden meets a leading lepidopterist who says the decline of prejudice has helped his hobby reach new heights
Passengers turn down sunshine break abroad to top up tans at home
We can't get enough of the 'superfood' that's catching the strawberry at the top of the market
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
EasyJet flew still higher today with shares up almost 8 per cent as struggling competitors pulling out of routes helped the budget carrier put out a stronger-than-expected profit forecast for this year.
UK experiences sixth consecutive day of over 30C temperatures
It is no unfamiliar sight on a British day averaging above 20 degrees – men and women of all shapes and sizes shedding their clothes and taking to public places.
New campaign aims to raise awareness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by encouraging women to grow their armpit hair for the month of August
Met Office issues alert amid longest hot spell for seven years
Temperatures set to reach 32C in the south east
But good news is tempered by health alert
That’s the jet stream, trapped by a warmer Arctic, sparking extreme weather across the planet
Sun worshippers are set to enjoy highs of up to 30C in parts of southern England on Sunday