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Heatwave crop marks reveal 200 ancient sites in Wales

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow this year’s heatwave helped historians More than 200 new archaeological sites have been found in Wales by experts studying aerial photographs taken during this year’s heatwave….


Climate change: Warming made UK heatwave 30 times more likely

Image copyright AFP Image caption The heat wave experienced across the UK in the summer of 2018 could become commonplace Climate change has significantly boosted the chances of having summer heatwaves in the UK. A…



Thomas Cook blames heatwave for profit warning

Image copyright EPA Thomas Cook shares fell as much as 25% after it blamed the summer heatwave for a drop in its annual profit forecast. “Many customers” had put off booking holidays abroad, instead staying…



Demand for heatwave advice from NHS doubled this summer

Image copyright Getty Images Demand for advice on signs of heat exhaustion and preventing heatstroke more than doubled during this summer’s UK heatwave, according to NHS figures. There were 1.5 million visits to the heat-related…


Heatwave reveals England’s lost prehistoric sites

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHot weather reveals hidden history The heatwave has continued to reveal details of England’s ancient past to archaeologists. Surveys from the air have revealed Neolithic ceremonial monuments,…


Cornwall hit by ‘tourist overcrowding’ amid UK heatwave

Image caption Porthcurno beach and Kynance Cove in west Cornwall are no longer being promoted by Cornwall’s tourist board Cornwall is “struggling to cope” with “unprecedented mass tourism” this summer, it is being claimed. Visit…


Roath Park’s rare Chinese tree flowers in heatwave

Image copyright Cardiff Council Image caption The flowers’ appearance is thought to be the result of a cold winter followed by heatwave conditions A rare Chinese tree in Cardiff has flowered for the first time…


Heatwave bonanza ‘fails to boost shop sales’

Image copyright Getty Images The heatwave has spurred people into splashing out on fans, food and drink, but it still hasn’t been enough to stop a slowdown in spending, a survey found. Retail sales slowed…


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