IT IS all about blue skies and sunshine for the next few days as Oxford is expected to be hotter than Ibiza over the weekend.

Temperatures are expected to rise to 18C today according to the Met Office and up to 23C by Sunday - compared to the forecast in Ibiza of light rain and highs of 18C.

The government also put out a warning yesterday of "dirty air" from the Continent set to hit Oxfordshire and Southern England today.

The Department for Enivornment, Food and Rural Affairs said "moderate" air pollution while strike the county and much of England and Wales.

Starting today and continuing through to Saturday, south eastern winds from the continent will increase air pollution.

It said: "With south easterly winds from the Continent dominating, the risk of Moderate air pollution is likely to be widespread through this three-day period, with localised areas of high air pollution also possible."