John Prescott in hospital after suffering stroke

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said. The 81-year-old was taken to hospital in Hull last Friday and is receiving “excellent care” from the NHS. “We would like to praise...

'Remarkably intense' heatwave to sweep through Europe

A “remarkably intense” heatwave with possible record-breaking June temperatures is set to sweep across parts of Europe this week. It will be caused by hot air moving north from Africa, triggering a sharp increase in hot weather across the continent. Dani...