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The hot, dry weather is set to continue into the weekend but is there any rain to come next week? Elizabeth Rizzini looks ahead.
Parts of southern, central and eastern England are moved to drought status, meaning water companies can bring in new restrictions.
The Met Office has issued its highest alert for fire severity over the weekend.
Hot, dry weather has been making headlines across the UK and Europe this summer. Ben Rich looks at the consequences of the long, intense heatwave.
The blaze in France's south-west has gutted a number of homes and forced some 10,000 people to flee.
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