Britain swelters on hottest July day ever recorded in UK

The UK has seen the hottest July day on record, with temperatures hitting 36.7C (98F). The Met Office said the reading had been registered at Heathrow – breaking the previous record set... Read more »

Killer heat wave claims more than 200 lives in Pakistan

An intense heat wave killed more than 200 people in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi, officials said, as the electricity grid crashed during the first days of the Muslim holy month of... Read more »

Dutch energy company to trial computers to heat homes

Energy company is looking to install computer servers that generate heat in five homes in the Netherlands to check whether the warmth created could be an alternative for traditional radiators By Aimee... Read more »