How Britain adapted to an unprecedented heatwave in 1911

The year Britain boiled over: Is the heatwave getting you hot under the collar? Then dip your toes into a glorious account of the summer so steamy the whole country went barmy In 1911 there was summer of unprecedented heat lasting from May to September Back in those days men and women were less equipped to deal with sunshine  100 […]

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Man claimed he was a ‘freeman of the land’

Man who stole £16,500 of charity money raised for his dying son is thrown out of court for refusing to stand in public gallery Julian Emms, 52, was in the public gallery of Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court Emms was jailed for three years in 2012 for embezzling money from a charity  The fraudster refused to stand when Magistrates entered the court […]

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Europe faces its hottest day EVER today

Europe faces its hottest day EVER today with temperatures set to hit 118F: Killer Iberian Plume heatwave claims three lives, glaciers melt in the Alps and people sleep in supermarket REFRIGERATOR aisles Europe faces hottest day ever with the killer Spanish heatwave already having claimed three people’s lives Across the continent dangerous highs of 118F are expected in parts of […]

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Steven Seagal Appointed Special Representative On Russia-U.S. Humanitarian Ties

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal is now in charge of deepening art, cultural, and youth ties between the two countries. Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that it had made Hollywood actor and action movie star Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, Reuters news agency reports. The actor is now in charge of deepening art, cultural, and youth ties […]

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Several sites under consideration for new jail in Lower Manhattan

It’s the ultimate gated community. Early deliberations over a new jail site in lower Manhattan include an option to empty the notorious Tombs and convert portions into affordable housing or other community uses, sources familiar with the discussions said Friday. That plan would be contingent on redeveloping the nearby government building at 80 Centre St., which houses the city’s Marriage […]

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Bestival revellers don circus outfits to soak up the sun

We DO like to be beside the seaside! Thousands pack Brighton beach while Bestival-goers party into the evening as Britain basks in glorious 85F summer sun Festivalgoers were pictured making the most of the hot weather as number of questionable outfits on show People descended on the Dorset-based festival to make the most of the third day, with temperature of […]

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