In pictures: Britain basks in the heat as summer finally arrives

Nick Reilly

It’s been a long time coming – but it seems that Britain might at last be experiencing the first signs of summer.

Across the country, things are beginning to heat up, with London experiencing highs of 25 degrees.

It’s very much the same story across the whole country, with Manchester experiencing highs of 26 degrees, while Glasgow basks in a similar heatwave.

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Here’s a selection of pictures of the sunny weather across UK – which go a long way in proving that everything seems a little bit nicer when the sun is out.