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Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France:

Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions.

Extinction Rebellion climate protests spread across UK:

In London, protesters at the Royal Court of Justice demanded the “legal system take responsibility in this crisis” and called for “ecocide” to become an internationally recognised crime.

“At the moment, the damage and destruction to our planet that continues day by day does so because it’s permitted,” Jojo Mehta, director of a campaign called “Stop ecocide: change the law”, told Al Jazeera.

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UK turns brown, long periods without rain has changed the view from space. Photo: Met Office

UK turns brown, long periods without rain has changed the view from space. Photo: Met Office