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Met Office warning over heatwave

Met Office warning over heatwave

In addition, young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles during hot weather, when auto interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes, officials warn. Monday was the hottest day of the year so far, with 33.3C (91.9F) recorded in Santon Downham, Suffolk. An amber heatwave warning has been issued for Portsmouth and the surrounding area by the Met Office.



Israel shoots down Syrian fighter near Golan Heights

The army radio report said the condition of the pilot was unclear. Tensions along the frontier haven't been so high since February, when Israel launched a wave of airstrikes inside Syria following what it said was the infiltration of its airspace by an Iranian drone launched from Syrian territory.


PM Narendra Modi gifts 200 cows to Rwanda village

PM Narendra Modi gifts 200 cows to Rwanda village

In recent years, India has reinforced its relations with Africa to reclaim lost ground, focussing on lines of credit and capacity building, including skilling the local people. Kagame confirmed that he will accompany the Indian PM to Rweru. He said it is of great importance for Rwanda and Africa to develop friendly ties with China.


Greek wildfires kill 50; hugging bodies found near beach

Greek wildfires kill 50; hugging bodies found near beach

An ominous cloud of black-orange smoke hung over the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon temple in Athens on Monday afternoon, but the fire posed no immediate threat to Greece's famed ancient monuments. "But we couldn't escape it", she said. Reuters reports the fire that hit Mati had slowed as of Tuesday, with winds that had been as high as 50mph losing that strength.


Imran Khan talks about his third wife, reveals many details

Imran Khan talks about his third wife, reveals many details

Video images from the scene showed three bleeding, unconscious passengers inside the badly damaged Toyota Land Cruiser. Meanwhile, Hanif Abbasi, a candidate for the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court.


Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the Netherlands

Longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the Netherlands

Dr Paige Godfrey, an astronomer at robotic telescope service Slooh, said: "This is the first total lunar eclipse since the supermoon trilogy that concluded in January 2018 with a lunar eclipse". This event is set to be the longest lunar eclipse of the century. However, not everyone will be able to see the blood moon. Lunar fans across the United Kingdom will be able to catch a glimpse of the spectacular event during which the moon's surface is stained red.