Britain on Tuesday shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered — and the national weather forecaster predicted it would get hotter still in a country ill prepared for such extremes.
Authorities issued their first ever "red" warning for extreme heat early next week. The alert covers large parts of England on Monday and Tuesday when temperatures may reach 104 F for the first time.
A certain anti-authoritarian anthem linked to the punk rock pioneers and the British monarch, is being re-released as Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her platinum jubilee.
Voting for local councils across the country will be an important barometer for the next national elections.
Detaining the yacht, named Phi, is "a clear and stark warning to Putin and his cronies," Britain's transport secretary said. Officials said the yacht's ownership is "deliberately well hidden."
Riot police arrived after protesters entered the building and unfurled banners on the balcony, including one reading "This property has been liberated." It's linked to billionaire Oleg Deripaska.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on "The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grassy Bank," by Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. The previously unknown drawing was unveiled this week in London.
The quintessential British institutions have changed over time and now face threats to their very existence.
The original source code for the World Wide Web, written by British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, is being auctioned as a non-fungible token.
Police constable Wayne Couzens, 48, also took responsibility for Everard's death but did not enter a formal plea on a murder charge in the 33-year-old marketing executive's killing.