For the full detailed forecast for your area, call: 0905 168 0619 Calls cost 50p per minute at all times from a BT landline (Mobile costs may vary) weatherweather TONIGHT TOMORROW EUROPE c-cloudy dr-drizzle f-fair fg-fog h-hail m-mist r-rain s-sunny sl-sleet sn-snow sh-showers th-thunder Low 9-12C (48-54F) Dry with clear spells and vari- able cloud. A moderate wind. AirQuality NitrogenDioxide Yesterday82ppb Forecast-Low. Calculatedonpartsperbillion.Less than150-Low,150-299-Moderate, 300+-High FineParticles Yesterday27ug/m3 Forecast-Low. Calculatedonmicrogramspercubic metre.Lessthan50-Low,50-74 -Moderate,75+-High Lights High 18-21C (64-70F) Five-day London forecast Rather cloudy. A chance of showery afternoon rain. TOMORROW 20Showers SATURDAY 23 Fair SUNDAY 24 Fair MONDAY 23 Fair TUESDAY 23 Showers Tomorrow 18 18 18 19 19 20 19 20 11 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 Under 5 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-30 Over 30 Under 41 41-48 50-57 59-66 68-75 77-86 Over 86 C F 13 Edinburgh 16C sh Manchester 16C sh Birmingham 17C fCardiff 15C sh Bergen 17C sh Oslo 22C r Riga 21C s Warsaw 26C sBerlin 29C f Prague 30C th Munich 28C th Zurich 27C th Geneva 26C f Marseille 33C s Rome 32C s Palermo 31C sTunis 34C s Cagliari 31C s Ajaccio 31C s Barcelona 30C s Madrid 37C s Malaga 30C s Tangier 32C s Faro 28C s Lisbon 27C s Funchal 25C f Tenerife 32C sh Palma 32C s Bordeaux 25C c Bonn 24C drBrussels 22C f Paris 26C s Vienna 30C s Budapest 31C s Sarajevo 29C s Athens 33C s Stockholm 24C s Gothenburg 19C r Copenhagen 21C r Amsterdam 21C f London 20C f Penzance 16C r Belfast 17C sh Dublin 17C c Sunsetand lighting-uptimes 8.12pm,rises5.56am Moonrise 5.51am,sets7.57pm Thursday, 20 August 2009 London Lite Im afraid weve sold out of economics for dummies THE FAR SIDE BY GARY LARSON Her answer off by miles, Sheilas cow sense was always a target a ridicule TODAYONAPAGE UKs800bnoverdraftisworstever PThe GovernmenT was forced to borrow a record 8bn last month and is now more than 800bn overdrawn for the first time in history. The July figure was worse than the City had been expecting and was caused by huge falls in tax revenues combined with soaring public spending during the recession. The Government is normally in credit in July because that is when the Treasury receives company tax payments. In July last year the Government enjoyed a 5.2bn surplus and last months was the first July deficit since 1996. The grim public finance figures will pile pressure on Chancellor Alistair Darling and threaten to overshadow more encouraging economic news from the high street and the housing market. The Council for mortgage Lenders reported that banks and building societies loosened the purse strings last month, with lending up by 26 per cent on June to 16bn. But this was still down 36 per cent from 24.9bn in July 2008. high street sales rose 0.4 per cent in July from June, taking the annual gain to 3.3 per cent, according to official figures. Among the sectors doing well, clothing and footwear sales were up 10.3 per cent from July 2008, helped by heavy discounting by chains, while furniture and electrical goods also sold well. Bad news: Darling Cameron:Wemuststopcheapalcohol PLEASE RECYCLE YOUR COPY OF LITE RESPONSIBLY PThIS foxy cricket fan tried to bag a front-row seat at The oval today only hours before the start of play at the final Ashes Test. But the fox, which ducked under the fence at the Kennington ground, was soon shooed off the pitch by a groundsman. A spokesman for The Brit Insurance oval said the animal is one of a family of three living at a nearby disused gasworks.Cricket cub: a groundsman at The Oval shoos away the fox How did YOU get innings? Toryvictoryon DNAdatabase PTorY mP Damian Green today called for the DnA records of thousands of innocent people to be deleted from the police database after winning a battle to have his own removed. mr Green was arrested by Scotland Yard officers after obtaining leaked Whitehall documents. he said: I want every innocent person whose records are being wrongly held to be treated the same as me. PThe Conservative Party has unveiled plans to increase tax on alcohol to tackle binge drinking. The Tories said they would treble taxes on alcopops, strong lagers and ciders, ban supermarkets selling cut-price booze and strip food stores and takeaways of late-night licences. Wines, spirits and 90 per cent of beer and cider would be unaffected. Party leader David Cameron, who recently joined late-night police patrols in hull to witness the drinking culture, said serious changes were needed. he added that the availability of cheap alcohol is wrecking peoples health and fuelling violence and antisocial behaviour. Alcohol-related crime is estimated to cost the economy 7bn a year, with almost half of victims of attack claiming the culprits were drunk. mr Cameron said: We need to look at the unbelievable availability of cheap drink [and] do something about it. Tories believe tax hikes will encourage young people to buy less or switch to weaker products.Changes: Cameron Mushrooms are f**king boring. Sexy underwear is boring. Sexy dressing is generally boring -- WILD CHILD PIxIe GeLDOF, 18, Left, rants about tartIng HerseLf up... anD fungI Off to Felixstowe to film The Great British Holiday Show. Should be at a villa in France really... -- Dragons Den star DuNCAN BANNATYNe Is perHaps a LIttLe too Honest on tWItter When he started he was a very cute boy who couldnt resist having sex behind doors -- DIreCtor FRANCO zeFFIReLLI reCaLLs frIenD sILvIo berLusConIs WomanIsIng HeyDay In tHe seventIes DISTRIBuTION HeLPLINe: If you have any comments about the distribution of London Lite, ring 020 7651 5276, or email distribution@thelondonlite.co.uk On the Tube JOURNEY PLANNER For the easiest way to get around London visit tfl.gov. uk and click on Journey Planner London travel information Call 020 7222 1234 24-hours Textphone 020 7918 3015 Travel alerts receive free real-time travel info on your mobile or email, subscribe at tfl.gov. uk/travelalerts for more information on oyster, visit oystercard.com Lu Customer services for inquiries, call 0845 330 9880 between 8am and 8pm daily Congestion charging for payment details call 0845 900 1234 or visit cclondon. com London Travelwatch Call 020 7505 9000 or visit londontravel watch.org.uk Roadwatch Victoria embankment, Holborn: lanes restricted around northumberland avenue. 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