The author, 75, has suffered years of Islamist death threats since writing The Satanic Verses.
Some rail operators will run no services at all, as 6,500 train drivers walk out in a dispute over pay.
More people could face hosepipe bans, with five companies already announcing restrictions on water use.
On 12 August 2021, five people were killed and two were injured in the shooting in Keyham.
The children's story-telling tour ends in Cardiff with police outside the city's main library.
Developer Project Genesis is appealing against a decision to refuse planning permission.
England Euro 2022 winners Millie Bright, Beth Mead and Lucy Bronze are nominated for the women's Ballon d'Or but Lionel Messi, the seven-time men's winner, misses out.
Becky Harrington flooded social media with posts about the stolen car and found it three days later.
Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco are among retailers who have also stopped sales due to the heatwave.
Health service chiefs have promised some 7,000 extra beds in England to tackle increased demands.
Finlay MacDonald, 39, appeared at Inverness Sheriff Court following the incidents on Wednesday.
The outgoing PM says he is making sure money is in place for his successor to offer more help.
Charity workers in Bristol are handing out water, advice and sun protection to those in need.
An official drought has been declared in parts of southern, central and eastern England, what happens now?
A hosepipe ban is being introduced for some areas, but what about the rest of the UK?
The heatwave will make conditions on England's farms worse as experts warn of smaller harvests.
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The inflatable was spotted in St George's Square in Pimlico amid soaring temperatures.
More shade, extra fans and ice blocks are also being used at Hatton Country World near Warwick.
With temperatures rising, how can you stop your home overheating?
Rushdie suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses in 1988.
Six contenders to stage the 2023 song contest are in England with one in Scotland.
Dermatologist Adeline Kikam on coping with conditions that can develop in rising temperatures.
Compare the temperature in your area to other locations in the UK and around the world.
Boris Johnson says more help will be needed, but his government has said big decisions will be up to the new PM.
An unofficial Bridgerton musical cancels a planned London show after Netflix intervenes.
It's been a year since the Taliban took control in Afghanistan.
Photographers around the globe capture the final supermoon of the year.
By the time BBC journalist Sarah Lee was able to get doctors to listen, her cancer had spread.
Wildfires are uniquely challenging for fire crews and they are becoming much more frequent.
Conservatives who are not UK citizens explain why they’re voting in the party’s leadership ballot.
The first minister's future is again the subject of speculation, despite her plans for a referendum.
In June 1973, the nightclub Pacha opened in Ibiza and it changed the island forever.
Sue Foulkes says she was in trouble for playing the sport, which was banned in the UK for women.
A farmer, flower grower and animal rescue centre worker speak about the challenges of the conditions.
Video filmed by emergency services shows the weather phenomenon in a field.
A Ukrainian refugee family who are dentists are highlighting barriers preventing them from practising.
The consumer journalist says rising prices are a crisis on a scale with the Covid pandemic.
The attack on author Salman Rushdie in New York and fears that a lack of water will harm UK harvests lead the papers.
The announcement comes as temperatures are set to reach up to 37C this weekend in the capital.
Fan zones seem to be on the subs' bench in Wales ahead of the World Cup. One fan wants a comeback.
Nicola Sturgeon had called on Boris Johnson to hold an emergency meeting with the devolved nations.
The 47-year-old was last seen on New Year's Eve and a Cappagh reservoir search has finished.
Shelagh Robertson, 75, is cleared after a baby boy is killed when his pram is hit on the pavement.