Hottest days so far

Britain basked in one of its hottest days of the year so far with temperatures reaching a high of 26C yesterday and possibly hitting 30C today.

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At the zoo on the hottest day of the year

If you've been out today, you won't be surprised to hear that it's been the hottest day of the year so far.

It reached 26.3 degrees Celsius in St James's Park - that's nearly 80 in Farenheit.

Great weather for us, but what about the animals at London Zoo?

We sent Martin Stew to find out how they're coping with the heat.

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