The heatwave is taking its toll of London's emergency services. With no let-up in the soaring temperatures, firefighters and paramedics have seen a surge in calls.
And as Londoners heed advice about coping with the heat, Thames Water said it has seen a 15% rise in the demand for tap water in the capital. Piers Hopkirk reports:
More top news
Chelsea won the first domestic trophy of the season thanks to a 2-0 win over London rivals Spurs at Wembley.
An online video showing a naked man apparently falling down the outside of Buckingham Palace has split opinion online - is it a hoax?
A new market has started up in London championing the production of sustainably produced, local food.