People cool off in the Trocadero fountains across the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Reuters
The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.
A British record high temperature, 38.7°C (101.6 Fahrenheit), may have been reached on Thursday, provisional data from the UK Met Office showed on Friday.
As Europe sizzled Tuesday at the start of a heatwave tipped to break records, drivers on Germany's famously speedy motorways were ordered to slow down and fans at the women's World Cup were showered in health warnings.
Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during the last week of violence on the streets of Northern Ireland. Police responded with rubber bullets and water cannons. The streets were
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