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Heat brings the UK to a halt, sparks fires near London

Europe's heat wave is spreading across the continent, with new record highs expected in Germany. In the UK, temperatures reached and surpassed a historic record of 40 degrees Celsius. Fires ignited on the edges of London, forcing residents to evacuate.