IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

Warm air from the Mediterranean brought the year's hottest temperatures yet on Wednesday, as parts of the south of Germany sweated in 34C heat.

WATCH: Wild boar surprises sunbathers in Germany by emerging from Baltic Sea

WATCH: Wild boar surprises sunbathers in Germany by emerging from Baltic Sea

Only in Germany: Wild boar steals laptop from naked Berlin sunbather

Only in Germany: Wild boar steals laptop from naked Berlin sunbather

Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian
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Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian

Freibad fracas: Rows escalate at Germany’s open air swimming pools

Freibad fracas: Rows escalate at Germany’s open air swimming pools

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

Bombs away? Elbe evaporation leads to discovery of WWII munitions

Bombs away? Elbe evaporation leads to discovery of WWII munitions

Heatwave: Germany ‘sold out’ of cooling fans, beer bottle supplies run low

Heatwave: Germany ‘sold out’ of cooling fans, beer bottle supplies run low

Incredible satellite images show damaging effects of heatwave

Incredible satellite images show damaging effects of heatwave

Children hospitalised after air-conditioning fails in bus

Children hospitalised after air-conditioning fails in bus

Beer sales soar in scorching World Cup summer

Beer sales soar in scorching World Cup summer

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