Britain basks in hot weather

Britain is set to bask in more sunshine in the coming days as temperatures soar above 30C.

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Basking in the sun in the shadow of St Paul's

It may not be the most obvious place to head when temperatures soar. But central London has a few stretches of sandy beach and some tourists are making the most of them.

Julia Yeung and Amy Liu enjoy the hot weather on the banks of the River Thames Credit: Reuters
One of the few stretches of sand in central London Credit: Reuters
Young girls enjoys the hot weather playing in fountains in central London Credit: Reuters

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