A London activist arrested by Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest against drilling in the Arctic has been granted bail. Journalist Kieron Bryan along with Alex Harris from Devon are the first of the six Britons in the so-called Arctic 30 to be given bail.
The six are among the 28 activists and two freelance journalists arrested by Russian security forces two months ago.
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The high of 35C was recorded on a Bakerloo line train between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus at 2pm.
Weather forecasters say temperatures could reach 35C, beating the previous record of 34.6C in the scorching summer of 1976.
After years of political manoeuvring over the future expansion of Heathrow Airport, there has been an important development this lunchtime.