UK weather forecast: Britain now faces 30 DAYS of scorching heat as wet weather dries up

UK weather forecast: Britain now faces 30 DAYS of scorching heat as wet weather dries up

Thermometers will rocket back into the 30Cs this week with the 38.5C (101.3F) all-time record record expected to fall next month. Cool Atlantic winds finally swept into Britain over the weekend bringing some much-needed rain and fresher temperatures across the country. However the relief will be short-lived as a sweltering blast from the Continent where temperatures […]

UPDATE: Body of UK student studying abroad found in the Mediterranean sea

UPDATE: Body of UK student studying abroad found in the Mediterranean sea

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT/WSAZ) — UPDATE 7/30/18 @ 2 p.m.The body of a University of Kentucky student studying abroad this summer in the Middle East was recovered in Israel. Reports say that a body has been found in the Mediterranean Sea near where University of Kentucky student TeNiya Nora Jones went missing. Family confirmed to a […]

UK's new foreign minister in China for first overseas visit

UK's new foreign minister in China for first overseas visit

LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will meet his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on Monday to discuss cooperation between the two countries on his first major overseas trip since he replaced Boris Johnson earlier this month. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt gives a press conference at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, Scotland […]

Heavy rain and 60mph gusts in 'drastic' weather change

Heavy rain and 60mph gusts in 'drastic' weather change

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Tomasz Schafernaker predicts a rainy and windy Sunday and a fresh start to the week ahead Flights are returning to normal and cleanup operations are continuing in flooded areas after storms brought an end to the UK’s heatwave. Thousands of people travelling to and from […]

Storms end UK heatwave but bring travel disruption

Storms end UK heatwave but bring travel disruption

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage from around the UK as storms sweep the country. Passengers are facing long delays on flights, ferries and Eurotunnel trains because of extreme weather conditions. Thunderstorms overnight brought heavy rain and travel disruption as the UK heatwave came to an end. Passengers on the Eurotunnel face […]

Mamma Mia! Film soundtracks have taken over the UK album chart

Mamma Mia! Film soundtracks have taken over the UK album chart

Image copyright Universal Image caption Mamma Mia 2 is a hit in both the music and box office charts The UK album chart is awash with soundtracks in a way that hasn’t been seen since the 1960s. The cast recording of the Abba movie sequel Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again is at number one, […]

UK weather forecast: Temperatures to PLUMMET this weekend after record breaking 37c HEAT

UK weather forecast: Temperatures to PLUMMET this weekend after record breaking 37c HEAT

Met Office weather forecaster, Alex Deakin warned of blaring heat and travel chaos as thunderstorms threaten to break the British heatwave. But, the threat of rain also promises to send temperatures tumbling – with Saturday potentially being more than ten degrees cooler than the end of the working week. Mr Deakin said of today: “Generally […]

Brexit fears of EU citizen who lived in UK for 40 years

Brexit fears of EU citizen who lived in UK for 40 years

Image copyright Ursula Crosby The UK government has tried hard to reassure EU citizens living in the UK – and Britons abroad – that they will be protected from deportation after Brexit. But many people do not fit neatly into either category, throwing up complex and unexpected dilemmas for both the Home Office and the […]