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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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Revellers splash around as UK swelters in the heat

Olivia Currie, aged 2 (right), enjoys a water fountain in Folkestone, Kent, as the warm weather continues into the weekend. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire
People relaxing by the fountains at Marble Arch in London. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire
Children playing in fountains as they enjoy the continuing hot weather in the City Square, Bradford. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

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