In the headlines
It’s “hotter than the Sahara”, says The Sun, as Britain is forecast two consecutive days of record-breaking temperatures: 39C today and 41C tomorrow. The country will be warmer than 98.8% of the planet. The five remaining Tory leadership hopefuls face a third round of knockout voting today, with Tom Tugendhat likeliest to be “out on his ear” this evening, says Politico. Results are at 8pm. We’re “drinking the bar dry”, says the Daily Mail, after new research found almost a third of pub visits are now alcohol free. Health-mad youngsters in particular are snubbing booze to protect their “wellness”, with 26% of those aged between 16 and 24 completely teetotal.