• Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment tower in London
Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment tower in London

Some locals feared the charred tower block might collapse but a structural engineer said the building was not in danger, London Fire Brigade said. London Ambulances' hazardous environments team has also rushed to the scene. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton confirmed that there have been a "number of fatalities" in the "unpreceden...

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  • Witness Reports Hearing 'Screams' From Grenfell Tower
Witness Reports Hearing 'Screams' From Grenfell Tower

A website run by the "Grenfell Action Group" said residents of the tower had expressed concerns over the safety of the building, specifically pointing to fire risks. Witnesses said they saw trapped residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as flames enveloped the building. Many people at St.

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  • Deadly London high-rise fire: Woman threw baby from window in escape attempt
Deadly London high-rise fire: Woman threw baby from window in escape attempt

Speaking on BBC Radio 4, the mayor of London Sadiq Khan said that fire advice "will be looked into" in the wake of the tragedy. "With a number of tower blocks in Belfast recently refurbished or now undergoing refurbishment, I have contacted the Northern Ireland Housing Executive so people can be assured that any materials used for the cladd...

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  • Arizona Senator describes scene of shooting at softball practice
Arizona Senator describes scene of shooting at softball practice

The President is monitoring the situation, the White House said in a statement . Citing government officials, both the Associated Press and the Washington Post identified Hodgkinson of IL as the alleged shooter. Two Capitol police officers shot Wednesday have been identified as Krystal Griner and David Bailey . He is expected to make a ...

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  • Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice
Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice

At 9:45 a.m., he was on his way to a briefing on the shooting and as yet has no official comment, staff in his D.C. office said. Police engaged in gunfire with Hodgkinson, 66, who was also shot and taken to area hospital where he died of his wounds.

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  • Trump administration abstains from global climate change pledge
Trump administration abstains from global climate change pledge

McKenna says Canada has no interest in renegotiating the Paris climate change agreement in order to bring the United States back on board. The final version stated that the USA will continue to engage with "key worldwide partners" in a way consistent with its domestic priorities - a "strong" economy and a "healthy environment".

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  • Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee
Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee

Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) accused Sessions of impeding the Senate's investigations, the Los Angeles Times reported. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a star player in two key controversies about the Trump administration: the investigation into Donald Trump campaign's connections with Russian Federation and whether the president ...

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  • SNP MPs step forward to replace ousted Angus Robertson as Westminster leader
SNP MPs step forward to replace ousted Angus Robertson as Westminster leader

Brexit negotiations are scheduled to begin on Monday, June 19, the day Parliament had been due to reopen following the General Election. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said plans for a second independence referendum are now "dead", while Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said the issue must now "disappear".

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  • US Congressman, aide shot at baseball practice in Virginia
US Congressman, aide shot at baseball practice in Virginia

Scalise is reported to be in a stable condition at the George Washington University hospital . President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. "I just didn't want her to wake up and hear the news and not know what was going on". "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on hi...

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  • Three key questions Sessions didn't answer
Three key questions Sessions didn't answer

But Comey wanted Sessions to serve as an intermediary with the president, telling him it was wrong to be buddy-buddy with someone directing an investigation of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. "I think your silence, like the silence of Director Coats, like the silence of Admiral Rogers, speaks volumes", said Sen. The former FBI direct...

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  • Sessions Avoids Senate Intel Committee Questions Without Legal Reasons - Senator
Sessions Avoids Senate Intel Committee Questions Without Legal Reasons - Senator

Rebutting allegations of wrongdoing by Sessions , Levin reminded everyone that it was former President Barack Obama who met with Russian leadership and famously noted the increased "flexibility" he would have after the upcoming election. One of her questions, she tweeted, would be, "Did Sessions violate the terms of his recusal from the Russia...

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  • Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane
Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane

Three bodies, including two adults and a child, were found some 35 km (22 miles) from the southern coastal town of Launglon, the military said in a statement on its official Facebook page. The Myanmar military confirmed Thursday that it recovered the bodies of several passengers from a missing military plane in the Andaman Sea. A navy search sh...

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  • London fire tears through residential tower, leaving 12 dead
London fire tears through residential tower, leaving 12 dead

The London Fire Brigade dispatched at least 40 fire engines, 20 ambulance crews and more than 200 firefighters in an effort to battle the conflagration, at the 24-story Grenfell Tower in West London . "It's so heartbreaking, I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out". Standing near the burne...

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  • Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released
Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released

Spurs fans will have hoped for an appealing start to life at Wembley - the venue for their home matches next season as their new stadium is being built - and Chelsea should fit the bill. Everton host Stoke, Southampton face Swansea and West Brom are at home to Bournemouth in the other opening day matches. Their second battle is the wee...

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  • Community centres and churches overwhelmed with donations for Grenfell Tower residents
Community centres and churches overwhelmed with donations for Grenfell Tower residents

Commissioner Dany Cotton calls the fire an "unprecedented incident" and says she has never seen anything on this scale in her 29-year career. But nearly nine hours after the blaze broke out, Cotton admitted "we have absolutely no idea" how many people remained unaccounted for.

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  • London Fire: Viewers shocked as This Morning airs competition segment during coverage
London Fire: Viewers shocked as This Morning airs competition segment during coverage

In a statement posted to Twitter, London police said people are being treated for a range of injuries. "The cause of the fire was not immediately known", according to the New York Times , and it took more than 200 firefighters to "contain the smoke and to search for survivors".

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  • The fire at the tower of London became known fresh details
The fire at the tower of London became known fresh details

At least 30 people were sent to hospitals. "This is an unprecedented situation, with a major fire that has affected all floors of this 24 story building, from the second floor up", said London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton . Damage caused by Wednesday's apartment complex fire in Kensington, England, is likely to largely be covered by reins...

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  • AIIMS MBBS 2017 results to be declared today, visit aiimsexams.org
AIIMS MBBS 2017 results to be declared today, visit aiimsexams.org

The counseling session for the AIIMS 2017 exam will began on July 3 and will continue till July 6, 2017. AIIMS stands for All India Institute of Medical Sciences. -The roll number-wise pdf will list out candidates who have passed the entrance exam as per the qualifying criteria. Candidates are requested to be patient because it happens that t...

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  • Labour loss still a triumph for Corbyn
Labour loss still a triumph for Corbyn

On Friday, May announced her plans to form the coalition between Tories and the DUP. I am fully committed to maintaining regular and close contact at our level to facilitate the work of our negotiators.”. An exit poll has projected that Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will win the biggest share of seats in Britain's Thursday ele...

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  • London fire could delay deal between May's Conservatives and DUP
London fire could delay deal between May's Conservatives and DUP

May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union , has promised to start the Brexit talks next week but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy.

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