UK: Late-August bank holiday weekend record broken in London; record-challenging warmth to continue through Monday

The United Kingdom is set to warm up this weekend, reaching the highest temperatures of the month in time for the upcoming summer bank holiday.

British Airways Bank Holiday chaos as thousands of holidaymakers spend hours on the phone trying to salvage plans  The Telegraph

British Airways was accused of "ruining" the bank holiday weekend as thousands of holidaymakers attempted to salvage their travel plans in the wake of the ...

Things to do in Baltimore this week: Billie Holiday Arts & Music Festival, Baltimore Comedy Festival and more  Baltimore Sun

The top A&E events in the Baltimore area for the week of Aug. 25-31, 2019.

Addisleigh Park leaders slam Chirlane McCray over Billie Holiday statue location  New York Post

A statue of Billie Holiday, commissioned by first lady Chirlane McCray's program to honor female luminaries, is slated to be erected in front of Queens Borough ...

Is there post on Bank Holiday Monday 2019? All you need to know about Royal Mail deliveries and collections  The Sun

IF you're expecting mail or an important delivery this weekend, you might need to plan ahead or make alternative arrangements. While many use the weekend to ...

Inching up to the holiday weekend, lane closures to watch for

Labor Day will mean all of the regular lane closures for road work will be lifted across the state starting at noon Friday.

From sleeping without stress to the outdoor diet, the healthy holiday habits to hold onto

No matter how old I get, I still subconsciously mark my year by the school calendar. Somehow, September always feels like the start of a new year more than ...

Government urged to create new Bank Holiday before Christmas to help people cope with ‘intense’ pressures of w  The Sun

THE Government is being urged to create a new public holiday before Christmas to help people cope with the “intense” pressures of work. The TUC said there ...

Sainsburys opening hours: What time is Sainsburys open on Bank Holiday Monday?  Express

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY is a cause for celebration for most, and this weekend could bring some much-needed sunshine. What time is Sainsbury's open on ...

Target, Disney Partner on Store Displays to Grab Holiday Sales  Bloomberg

Target Corp. will create a dedicated section for Walt Disney Co. products inside some of its stores just in time for the holidays, looking to boost sales of ...

Chris Dixon's top tips for Bank Holiday Monday: Rely on Strong Power  Racing TV

Once again York's Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival produced the goods with the big names delivering during a brilliant week on the Knavesmire. For me, the ...

Travel firms all need a holiday from bad news of no-deal Brexit, weak pound and recession fears  iNews

As the summer holiday season reaches its climax, British travel firms find themselves facing a communications conundrum. Recognising that potential customers ...

Britain bakes in record August bank holiday heatwave  The Irish Times

Forecasters say temperatures could hit 33 degrees on Sunday and Monday.

Returning To Lady: A Reflection On Two Decades 'In Search Of Billie Holiday'  NPR

Farah Jasmine Griffin's 2001 book on Billie Holiday posed a challenge to biographers and our understanding of Holiday. Here, she reflects on her changing ...

7 Reasons To Take The Family On A Holiday River Cruise  Forbes

The holiday season is a perfect time to book a relaxing river cruise, minimize the predictable stresses of the season, and create new shared memories.

Crash on M6 in Cheshire causes further bank holiday delays  Cheshire Live

The roads are already busy on this baking bank holiday.

A letter to... a holiday romance that changed my life  The Guardian

'You imprinted on my soul. You changed me for ever': the letter you always wanted to write.

London weather: Hour-by-hour bank holiday Sunday and Monday heatwave forecast  MyLondon

London is set to roast for the rest of the bank holiday.. The unsettled weather that has plagued the city over the past few weeks has passed and so Londoners ...

The Best Bank Holiday Tech & Gaming Deals  Stuff

Get kitted out with the best tech and gaming deals of the August bank holiday.

Dubai announces Hijri New Year holiday - News  Khaleej Times

UAE had announced same holiday for public and private sector.

Bank Holiday Travel: Friday and Saturday busiest days on the roads  The Independent

Saturday expected to be the busiest days on the roads as people try to get away for the bank holiday weekend. More than 16.5 million leisure journeys are ...

August bank holiday 2019: Where to avoid on roads and rail  BBC News

Drivers are being warned of hour-long delays on some roads as traffic builds over the August bank holiday weekend. Rush-hour motorists in much of the UK ...

Greece Is The Word: The New Ikos Aria In Kos Is A Holiday Game-Changer  Forbes

Ikos Aria is the fifth property from Ikos Resorts. Having first opened its first hotel in Halkidiki in 2015, the brand has gone on to carve out its own niche for top-end, ...

The Guardian view on bank holidays: give us a break  The Guardian

There is an argument that bank holidays are more trouble than they are worth. In Northern Ireland, for instance, who could possibly contend that it was sensible ...

Majorca plane crash: Holiday horror as plane and helicopter collide – five dead

A helicopter and light aircraft have collided in Majorca, leaving at least five people dead.

Jamie Oliver's wife Jools shares the sweetest summer holiday photo  HELLO!

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's wife Jools shared the sweetest throwback photo to Instagram on Sunday. The mum-of-five often shares pictures of her children's ...

Buy a classic Guardian photograph: bank holiday Monday, Brighton, August 1980  The Guardian

This week in our Guardian Print Shop series, E Hamilton West captures an elderly couple enjoying the sunshine on Brighton beach.

UK: Record-challenging warmth to arrive for bank holiday weekend

The United Kingdom is set to warm up this weekend, reaching the highest temperatures of the month in time for the upcoming summer bank holiday.

Heavy Rain And Thunderstorms To Follow Bank Holiday Heatwave  LADbible

The UK looks set to endure heavy rain and thunderstorms after the bank holiday heatwave.

Instagram holiday debt: 'I spent £5,000 for the gram'  BBC News

Fiona Melbul spent over £5,000 on a six-week holiday to Disneyland "for the 'gram". The 27-year-old from Australia admits getting into thousands of dollars of ...

How Nick Holiday Ended up Designing Merch for Brockhampton, Shia LaBeouf  Complex

Every week, Nick Holiday sits in on group therapy sessions with Shia LaBeouf and Kevin Abstract of Brockhampton. He and the other 12 members of the ...

UK weather forecast – Brits to swelter in ‘record’ August Bank Holiday heatwave this weekend  The Sun

BRITS could bake in record-breaking temperatures this Bank Holiday weekend as a heatwave sweeps the country. The Met Office warned the mercury could ...

All the Bank Holiday madness faced by Devon and Cornwall Police  Cornwall Live

With a 'plane crash', a bomb threat and an attempted murder, this weekend has been anything but quiet for the police.

Bank Holiday heatwave could fill hospitals to 'bursting', medics warn  The Telegraph

Hospitals could be “full to bursting” by Monday evening, senior medics have warned as Britain experiences its forecast hottest August Bank Holiday ever.

British boy drowns on camping holiday in France  The Guardian

Child from east Yorkshire dies after getting into difficulty in Berny-Rivière lake.

Belgians take more risks on holiday, death toll at record high  The Brussels Times

Belgians are taking part in more risky activities when on holiday, leading to a record number of deaths of Belgian abroad this year, according to figures from.

Petition: Give Trans Pioneer Marsha P. Johnson a National Holiday

A petition is asking for formal recognition of the late Stonewall veteran on her birthday.

7-year-old hit, seriously injured by truck in Holiday hit-and-run  WFLA

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that left a child seriously injured in Pasco County.

Tess Daly shares rare glimpse into family life on idyllic Maldives holiday  HELLO!

Tess Daly has given fans a rare glimpse into her family life with some stunning throwback pics from her Maldives getaway.

Islamic New Year 2019 holidays announced for UAE public and private sector

UAE public and private sector employees will get a holiday for the Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year), the Federal Authority for Human Resources (FAHR) and ...

Florida Highway Patrol: 4-Year-Old Child Struck by Truck in Holiday  Bay News 9

HOLIDAY, Fla. — A four-year-old child was struck by a truck and seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a neighborhood in Holiday, according to the Florida ...

News Daily: Macron's Amazon warning and a bank holiday round-up  BBC News

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here. Emmanuel Macron and Jair Bolsonaro at the G20 Summit in Osaka, in June 2019 Image copyright AFP ...

Boozy Bank Holiday bender descends into chaos as bloody brawls break out  Daily Star

Brits hit the the town for the glutenous three-day bender.

August bank holiday opening hours: Is the Post Office open today?  Express

August 26 marks the Summer bank holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. So today, Brits around the UK are celebrating in the sunshine and enjoying ...

Pittsburgh's Tree of Life shul to hold High Holiday services at local church  Jewish News

The Calvary Episcopal Church reached out to the congregation just days after the attack that left 11 Jewish worshippers dead,

How To Stick To Your Workout Routine While On Holiday

A healthy, active lifestyle doesn't need to take a break when you go on holiday. By no means do you need to hit pause on your morning jog or pilates routine ...

5 reasons why this bank holiday is the perfect time to sort your broadband deal  TechRadar

Swimming costume on, barbecue at the ready, sat-nav set for your nearest park or beach - it's looking like a bank holiday weekend to savour. But before you ...

Bank holiday opening hours: What time are Homebase, Wickes and B&Q open today?  Express

BANK holiday weekend is finally here and the weather has cleared up enough for it to be an outdoorsy one. So if you've decided to do some spontaneous DIY, ...

Military holiday cards campaign kicks off  WMUR Manchester

An effort to brighten the holidays for servicemembers is underway.

Bank Holiday boozers collapse in the street as they get the three-day weekend off to a shaky start  The Sun

BANK Holiday boozers kicked off the long weekend with drink-fuelled evenings out all over the country last night. Pubs and bars across the UK were packed full ...

It's a scorching Bank Holiday - so why am I panicking?

Where were you last August bank holiday, when the heavens opened? I ask because a number of people have told me their tales of woe over the last couple of ...

Turning The Tables: Stream Billie Holiday's Greatest Songs  NPR

Jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater offers a playlist of Billie Holiday's greatest songs paired with versions performed by other artists.

Man, 22, found dead on holiday after going to get beer for friends  Mirror Online

Ciaran O'Boyle, 22, was on holiday with friends when he was found dead in Brooklyn by the emergency services.

Boy who died falling from balcony during holiday in Spain named  The Guardian

Mother pays tribute to Lucas Briscoe, 12, who fell on last day of stay in Costa del Sol resort.

Guest finds 'old hand grenade' on holiday park  BBC News

A guest thought the device they took back to their caravan was a fossil, according to local media.

Lacey Turner's dramatic transformation as she takes baby Dusty on first holiday  Mirror Online

The EastEnders actress took daughter Dusty to South East Asia for their first family holiday a month after giving birth.

August bank holiday: Rail passengers told not to travel  BBC News

East Midlands Railway says improvement works and events could put services under pressure.

Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue to hold High Holiday services at local church  JTA News

(JTA) — Pittsburgh's Tree of Life congregation will hold its High Holiday services in an Episcopal church located just down the street. The Calvary Episcopal ...

Pittsburgh Episcopal church will host Jewish High Holiday services for synagogue targeted in 2018 mass shooting  Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News *Service*] The Pittsburgh synagogue that was devastated by a mass shooting last October will hold its Jewish High Holiday services this fall at an ...

Singing For Eternity: Billie Holiday At The House Of The Good Shepherd  NPR

The only place Billie Holiday received vocal instruction also gave her bad-girl cred and an ambitious spiritual discipline. It was The House of the Good Shepherd ...

Holiday dressing by Boyet Fajardo  Business Mirror

IT took him a while but fashion designer Boyet Fajardo is having a smooth, unimpeded comeback. After a meltdown at a department store and a series of health.

Tributes to 'hero' London father killed 'protecting his family' during holiday at luxury Thai hotel  Evening Standard

A British father has been hailed a "hero" after he is said to have died protecting his family when a hotel guest barged into their room and attacked him. Amitpal ...

Girl, 7, gets vile sickness bug during family's 'holiday from hell' in Majorca  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Norman, 30, was desperate to treat kids Ava and Elijah to the getaway at Hotel Porto Playa I in Porto Cristo and booked via On The Beach ...

Travel insurance: How to get the right cover for you and your holidays - expert explains  Express

HOLIDAYS should always be covered by travel insurance if you are a savvy traveller to make sure you are protected should anything go wrong. However, it can ...

Mum’s horrifying screams after son, 12, drowns in packed pool on family camping holiday in France  The Sun

A BRIT mum screamed in horror as her 12-year-old son drowned in a packed swimming pool on a French camping holiday. Nearby doctors battled to save the ...

The very best August bank holiday 2019 deals, offers and discounts

If you're looking for bank holiday deals, we've got you. Ahead of the August bank holiday we're already seeing top retailers dropping prices across thousands of ...

Bank Holiday traffic chaos on UK's roads as millions of Brits head for getaways  Mirror Online

There are queues on the M4 and the M5 due to fires, breakdowns and crashes and heavy traffic on the A2 due to a Blackwall Tunnel closure, as people head off ...

Isle of Wight holiday park evacuated after guest brings 'hand grenade he mistook for fossil'  Sky News

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team was called to the Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park in Bembridge and carried out a controlled explosion.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces Pittsburgh holiday concerts  TribLIVE

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the schedule for its popular annual holiday tour, including two Dec. 22 shows at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.

The Very sale is here! And it's full of Bank Holiday deals...  Real Homes

The Very sale is on! And as per, it's filled with loads of amazing prices across all their sections, including tech, appliances, furniture and gardening bits. Yep ...

Kansas City Southern announces schedule for Holiday Express train  KMBC Kansas City

The train will be at Union Station beginning Dec. 18.

These Aldi garden tools are the perfect bank holiday buy – on sale today!  Real Homes

Planning a garden makeover? These Aldi garden tools are on sale just in time for the bank holiday. As with all Aldi special buys you'll have to be quick, so just ...

Warning over King's Cross station bank holiday closure  BBC News

Rail passengers planning a bank holiday getaway are being urged to avoid travelling from Kings Cross.

Santa Ynez Valley Jewish community to celebrate the High Holidays  Santa Maria Times

In the Jewish calendar, there are two special holidays observed by Jewish people everywhere: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Just as Christian people ...

What you need to know about Bank Holiday Monday bin collections in Bath and Somerset  Somerset Live

Some residents will have to put their bins out on a different day.

Our holidays ended in rape hell - why would no one help?

Natasha Golding and Lauren Walsh bravely share their harrowing ordeals with The Sunday People.

Thunderstorms forecast to bring Liverpool Bank Holiday heatwave to crashing end  Liverpool Echo

The glorious weather will soon be replaced by storms.

Cheeky Ricky Hatton strips off on holiday – and Tyson Fury loves it  Daily Star

Fury was left in stitches after Hatton's bared all in a holiday snap.

11 parking tips to help you avoid unnecessary stress this Bank Holiday weekend  Daily Post

Shopping centres, supermarkets, towns and cities are set to be hectic this weekend with families and shoppers enjoying being out and about for Bank Holiday.

Great Yarmouth and Waveney supermarket opening hours on August bank holiday Monday | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

The return of the summer bank holiday weekend has left supermarket shoppers braced for changes in opening hours on Monday.

Six rosé wines from dark to light for Bank Holiday BBQs  Heart

The discount supermarket chain has released a brand new ombré range of rosé wine – and prices start from just £3.99!

Bethel (CT) Officials Finally Agree to Fair Lottery for All Holiday Displays  Patheos

For nearly two years now, the city of Bethel, Connecticut has been debating whether or not to allow holiday displays on government land. The easy answer ...

Funding struggle for projects which feed children during holidays  ITV News

rojects which provide free lunches to children in deprived areas across the region say they're struggling to get enough funding. The Juice Community Project in ...

Boats and beach huts: a family holiday on Denmark’s Ærø island  The Guardian

A Danish camping break … with three generations under canvas. It may not sound fun but this picturesque island makes it a memorable escape from 'reality'

'Noelle' Trailer: Anna Kendrick & Bill Hader Get Into Holiday Spirit For Disney+ Movie  Deadline

Watch the first trailer for 'Noelle,' a holiday movie starring Anna Kendrick, and Bill Hader that premieres with Disney+ straming *service* in November.

August holiday weekend in full swing as the sun continues to shine  Netweather

More sunshine and heat with highs into the low-thirties, as the bank holiday weekend continues.

Three Albany holiday concerts announced  Albany Times Union

It might not be time to pull the boxes of ornaments out of the attic just yet, but the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Times Union Center issued a reminder that the ...

Is “Cheap Flight Day” real… or just another brand-made holiday?  The Hustle

Today is Cheap Flight Day, the start of the cheapest time of year to book flights.

Bank Holiday ticket bonanza for Dorothy House 'Hospice Care Hero Walk'  The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

DOROTHY House Hospice Care is offering local people a Bank Holiday Bonanza with 25 per cent off ticket prices for its 'Hospice Care Hero Walk'…

Government dismisses council's plea for Sweeps Festival bank holiday  Kent Online

The government has dismissed a council's plea for a bank holiday for Sweeps Festival.

Rhyl man Michael Lewis dies on holiday in Tenerife  BBC News

Michael Lewis was attacked in the street and died two days later, his aunt Karen Hughes says.

Heartbreak Holiday: 'We broke up on the flight'  BBC Three

That first big holiday away without your parents is a rite of passage. It's a chance to spread your wings, get sunburnt, snog the wrong people and generally live it ...

Head underground for your next holiday  The Canberra Times

Located on the fringe of the Kanangra Boyd National Park, just a short half hour drive from Oberon in NSW's Central West, lie the Jenolan Caves which are the...

Roger Federer: Caravan holiday helps Swiss prepare for US Open  BBC Sport

Roger Federer says a caravanning holiday around the Swiss countryside has left him feeling the best he has "in years" before the US Open.

Pharmacy opening times this August bank holiday in Devon  Devon Live

This is when your local pharmacy is opening over the bank holiday weekend.

Edinburgh families needed to appear on holiday TV show - they'll get £500 to spend  Edinburgh Live

The new show will look at how families can save money if they book in advance.

Tories pledge to remove Sunday shopping, stat holiday restrictions for Manitoba businesses  Global News

Manitoba Progressive Conservatives are promising to allow grocery stores to be open on Sundays and statutory holidays if they are re-elected in September.

A 20-year-old killed himself on a lads holiday to Greece - but no one knows why  Birmingham Live

The young boxer took his own life on the last day of his break in Greece but he never left a note to explain why.

Why many evangelical Christians now celebrate Jewish holidays  Washington Post

On Aug. 10 and 11, many Jews worldwide observed the religious holiday of Tisha B'Av by fasting, praying and reading Bible passages related to the destruction ...