In the headlines
“Red hot alert,” says the Daily Mirror, as temperatures are set to hit 35C in the coming days, and may peak at a record 40C. This “killer scorcher” could overwhelm the NHS with a “huge surge of heat-related casualties”. The final five Tory leadership candidates have their first TV debate tonight, on Channel 4 at 7.30pm. Kemi Badenoch and Tom Tugendhat, in fourth and fifth place respectively, have “the most to gain” from the exposure, says Politico – the frontrunners “risk being outshone”. Country star Dolly Parton plans to bring out a range of clothes and accessories for dogs, says The Sun. The collection, to launch later this year, will unsurprisingly be named “Doggy Parton”.