The red heat warning is at the level of a “national emergency” and is similar to those issued for very strong winds and heavy snow.
Russian forces have fired a series of missiles at the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, at the very moment that leaders from the G7 group of nations met in Germany to declare their continuing support for Ukraine and announce new embargoes against Russia.
The RMT union has threatened further strikes as a third day of industrial action brought the rail network to a halt in many parts of the country – causing huge headaches for tourism and entertainment venues.
Throughout the Jubilee festivities it’s been a chance to look back and reflect on the last seventy years. But in a rapidly changing Britain, what about the future? Not least of the monarchy itself.
The convenience store chain McColl’s says it is to go into administration, putting the jobs of 16,000 workers at risk.
The UK government could suspend the parliament in the British Virgin Islands after its leader Andrew Foy was arrested on suspicion of cocaine smuggling and money laundering in a sting by US agents.
Exclusive new modelling, seen by this programme, suggests that 70 per cent of UK households are in areas that breach three World Health Organisation guidelines on dangerous air pollutants, and 97% breach at least one guideline.
For the second time in two months, a Royal visit intended to foster goodwill for the Queen in her Platinum Jubilee year has collided with the anger of people in the Caribbean about Britain’s historic connections with slavery.
Vladimir Putin’s Russian army is close to capturing the city of Mariupol, in Ukraine.
Climate change activists have blocked streets in London and Paris, to protest what they call “climate inaction” by the authorities.
At least 152 Palestinians have been injured, after Israeli riot police entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
Ali Harbi Ali had shown no remorse or shame, according to the judge, who described his crime as “a murder that struck at the heart of democracy”.
The images of bodies strewn across the roads in Bucha have shocked the world and drawn widespread condemnation.
Despite the Kremlin’s draconian crackdown, crowds of people have turned out at anti-war protests across Russia.
Just weeks into her Platinum Jubilee year, the Queen has tested positive for Covid.