A huge bolt of lightning directly hit The Shard this afternoon during a sudden downpour in central London. The dramatic moment was caught by Michael Hoskinson who was working in an office nearby.
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Clear periods and light winds tonight. Staying warm and muggy. Lows of 17°C.
It took police six days to launch a murder investigation after notorious British criminal John 'Goldfinger' Palmer was shot dead.
The high of 35C was recorded on a Bakerloo line train between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus at 2pm.