Authorities around Paris have issued an orange alert for intense heat, the second-highest level on its scale, as very hot temperatures are expected across continental Europe this week.
Four of the 10 warmest Junes on record have occurred within the past two decades.
CLIMATE change made this year's summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than it would be under natural conditions, the Met Office has said.
SCOTLAND'S summer will return with a 10-day sizzle from next weekend.
A TRADITIONAL Scottish highland games has become a victim of the summer heatwave.
THE prolonged hot weather and World Cup fever has scorched the UK high street with retailers suffering another month of negative growth, figures show.
MUCH of the planet is currently experiencing some sort of heatwave.
RISING global temperatures caused by human activity are making the heatwaves gripping the northern hemisphere more likely, scientists warn.
SUMMER is a brilliant time for getting outdoors and enjoying the best of our beaches, forests and grassy spots.
SCOTLAND'S recent heatwave has revealed new evidence of ancient settlements.
MIKE Abernethy goes to work every day and sets himself on fire.