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Britain's hottest day since 2006

Temperatures have reached 33.5 celsius at Heathrow - not only making today the hottest of the year, but also the hottest day since 2006.

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Sales of paddling pools and deodrants soar in heatwave

Sales of dog paddling pools, deodrants and ice lollies are all soaring as the heatwave looks set to enter another week.

  • Sales of deodorants were up 17.5 per cent according to Superdrug
  • Amazon said sales of dog paddling pools had surged while a brand of dog sun wipes were up by 295 per cent
  • Sales of ice lollies increased by 310 per cent, according to Waitrose

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