25th August - Today's News: Italian Earthquake Toll Rises to 247, More Still Missing
Lots of pictures from Italy including the dramatic moment a ten-year-old girl is pulled from the rubble after 17 hours trapped upside down in Italian debris of earthquake that killed 247 people and 'wiped towns off the map' whilst shocking before and after pictures show how Italian towns have been completely destroyed by the devastating earthquake
And in the east, Myanmar earthquake: One dead and temples damaged
The UK saw the hottest day of 2016 recorded at Gravesend in Kent with 33.9c - breaking a date record set in 1899. Although only southeastern England saw especially high temperatures.
Meanwhile France swelters as heatwave pushes on
Widespread damage to buildings as tornado outbreak hits Indiana, Ohio
Scientists begin to unravel summer jet stream mystery - a story the Daily Mail tried unsuccessfully to cover earlier this week ....
And the rather exciting news that our neighbouring star Proxima Centauri has Earth-sized planet - just as so many sci-fi stories over the decades have said ....