Get ready for the hottest day of the year so far as temperatures in the South are set to hit 22C

Get ready for the hottest day of the year so far as temperatures are set to hit 22C (but make the most of it because the weekend will be cold) A '30 to 40% chance' it will be the hottest day of the year, say forecastersTemperatures peaked at 21.3C in East Malling, Kent, yesterdayNorth-south divide with temperatures as low as 10C expected in ScotlandIt will fall to 12C in London on Friday as a cold weather front moves across the country By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 08:00 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 08:00 GMT, 24 April 2013 Britain could bask in the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures set to break through the 22C barrier today, forecasters said.

Hollywood cuts steamy scenes from blockbusters claiming moviegoers prefer special effects

No sex please, it's a box office turn-off: Hollywood falls out of love with bedroom scenes Raunchy movies like Basic Instinct no longer a turn-on for film fans Family-friendly films with handsome male leads now more lucrativeMovie producers want to avoid adult-only rating and appeal to women By Paul Revoir Tv Correspondent PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 25 March 2013 There was a time when films stood little chance of success unless there was something steamy going on at some point. These days, however, it seems movie moguls find sex one big turn-off

No sex please we"re film stars! Hollywood cuts steamy scenes from blockbusters claiming moviegoers prefer special effects

Hollywood cleans up its act: Film bosses cut steamy scenes from blockbusters claiming moviegoers prefer special effects Raunchy movies like Basic Instinct no longer a turn-on for film fans Family-friendly films with handsome male leads now more lucrativeMore sex on TV and internet one of the factors behind changing cinematic landscape By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 24 March 2013 Sizzling sex scenes are increasingly being replaced by mind-boggling special effects in movie-goers' affections, according to film experts.

Daniel Day Lewis: Oscar winner"s brother says I wish Daniel would end our 19-year feud

Brother of Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis says he wishes the star would end their 19-year feud… which started over a bookSean Day-Lewis, 81, 'fell out with his brother over unauthorised biography' Mr Day-Lewis is half brother of the star, from his father's first marriageHe said he longs for a reconciliation with his younger brother By Chris Hastings PUBLISHED: 15:11 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 3 March 2013 Sean Day-Lewis, 81, reportedly fell out with his famous brother over a 'misunderstanding' about a biography of the actor – pictured with his Oscar The estranged brother of Daniel Day-Lewis has revealed he is desperate to end their 19-year feud sparked by an unofficial biography of the actor. Sean Day-Lewis says that the Lincoln star – who last week made history as the first man to win three Best Actor Oscars – cut him off in 1994 and that the pair have not spoken since

Daniel Day Lewis: "F****** get a life" Last words spoken by Oscar-winning actor to half-brother 19 years ago

'F****** get a life': Last words spoken by Daniel Day-Lewis to half-brother 19 years ago when they fell out over book Sean Day-Lewis, 81, 'fell out with his brother over unauthorised biography' Mr Day-Lewis is half brother of the star, from his father's first marriageHe said he longs for a reconciliation with his younger brother By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 15:11 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:45 GMT, 2 March 2013 Sean Day-Lewis, 81, reportedly fell out with his famous brother over a 'misunderstanding' about a biography of the actor – pictured with his Oscar Oscar winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis's older brother has spoken about the 19 year old feud between him and his sibling. Sean Day-Lewis, 81, reportedly fell out with his famous brother over a 'misunderstanding' about a biography of the actor – who recently won an Oscar for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln

"They sent her home and she lay in my arms dying": Husband"s anger at hospital and pub after his wife dies from suspected Christmas Day…

'They sent her home and she lay in my arms dying': Husband's anger at hospital and pub after his wife dies from suspected Christmas Day food poisoningDella Callagher, 46, fell ill hours after Christmas dinnerShe had eaten the meal at the Railway Hotel in Hornchurch, EssexHer furious husband said hospital sent her home despite poor conditionHe is now planning legal action against both the hospital and the pubHealth Protection Authority said 30 diners fell ill after dinner at venueHotel spokesman said it's 'wrong to speculate' until after investigation . One person has sadly died after being admitted to hospital. ‘Laboratory testing has confirmed the presence of Clostridium perfringens bacteria in a number of samples submitted by those experiencing symptoms, including the patient who died.’ The HPA and environment health officers from the London Borough of Havering, which covers Hornchurch, are jointly investigating whether there are any links between the outbreak and the food served at the Railway Hotel.

And you thought your Christmas was dull… More than 1,500 people spend Christmas Day filling out their online tax returns

How dull must your Christmas Day be if you'd rather fill out an online tax return Maybe ask one of the 1,500 people who did | UPDATED: 18:13 GMT, 27 December 2012 While most of us spent Christmas Day enjoying good food and a well-earned break with family, some Britons were not so lucky. More than 1,500 broke off festivities on Tuesday to fill out their tax returns – an increase of 40 per cent on last year. And Christmas Day was not the only day to be filled with onerous duties, as thousands knuckled down to do their taxes on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day too

An appy Christmas: Record breaking download numbers on Christmas day as Apple"s iPad takes the festive crown

An appy Christmas: Record breaking download numbers on Christmas Day as Apple's iPad takes the festive crown 328million apps downloaded on Christmas DayApple iPad, iPad mini and Amazon's Kindle named as the big winners Tablets outnumber smartphones by 51% to 49%A billion apps set to be downloaded between Christmas Day and New Year's Day | UPDATED: 19:23 GMT, 27 December 2012 Apple's iPad has been revealed as the big winner in the Christmas gadget wards, according to record breaking figures for downloads on Christmas day. 328m apps were downloaded on the 25th December, with 51% of them tablets and 49% smartphones, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry

60mph winds to blow in: A brief respite, then gales and more rain are on their way

60mph winds to blow in: A brief respite, then gales and more rain are on their way | UPDATED: 01:11 GMT, 26 December 2012 The wet Christmas is set to last for several more days as rain and winds of up to 60mph lash the country. Heavy rain swept across England and Wales yesterday causing dangerous conditions for motorists and prompting further flooding fears

Ten-year-old girl opens family cafe to serve Christmas dinner to 50 homeless people in memory of her father

Girl of ten opens family cafe to serve dinner for 50 homeless to keep her dead father's promise Gracie McNulty served 50 homeless diners at cafe in Dewsbury, YorkshireHer father Craig had planned the event but died earlier this yearThe 10-year-old said she wanted to carry out plan to 'make him proud' | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 25 December 2012 After ten-year-old Gracie McNulty’s father died in an accident, she wasn’t sure how to cope with her first Christmas without him. So she decided to abandon the usual family festivities – and make her father’s last Christmas wish come true instead