• 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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  • 'British Conservative Party will never take youth vote for granted again'
'British Conservative Party will never take youth vote for granted again'

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. Voters failed to give a ringing endorsement to May's plan for Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc.

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  • Dublin warns May over pact with Northern Irish party
Dublin warns May over pact with Northern Irish party

Devolution in Northern Ireland is based on the template laid out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. "It's important we have that Northern Ireland voice in those Brexit negotiations". "There is an immediate problem to get a government fixed with a workable majority so that we can begin to work on Brexit - this is coming down the track, the train is ...

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  • Emirati ambassador: US should rethink its air base in Qatar
Emirati ambassador: US should rethink its air base in Qatar

While the dispute hasn't escalated to a military confrontation, Qatar's military is dwarfed by neighbouring Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , two of its biggest opponents in the crisis. While Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received on Tuesday a telephone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin to discu...

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  • London fire: baby dropped from 10th floor caught by man on ground
London fire: baby dropped from 10th floor caught by man on ground

A huge fire has broken out in a 24-storey tower block of flats in west London . The brigade says "it is safe for our crews to be in there". The cause of the fire is yet unknown. "I watched flames burst out of our window and our flat was engulfed in flames", he said. More than 100 police officers were on scene, alongside 100 medics and 250 fi...

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  • US says 'worst behind us' in Qatar crisis
US says 'worst behind us' in Qatar crisis

Talking to Gulf News , Dr Garoub, who has worked with the Legal Committee of the International Football Federation for several years, said: "Due to the political situation in the region Saudi Arabia will have to negotiate with Fifa on the rights issues".

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  • Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night
Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night

A still image taken from video shows people leaving the open-air weekend " Rock am Ring " concert near the Nuerburgring race track in Nurburg, Germany June 2, 2017 . The cancellation was announced on the Rock am Ring Facebook page . They also noted that they "take all tips and suspicious incidents extremely seriously and investigate closely...

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  • Woman drops baby from window to escape London tower fir
Woman drops baby from window to escape London tower fir

Jody Martin, a witness, told the BBC: "I watched one person falling out, I watched another woman holding her baby out the window .hearing screams". They also raised concern about the possibility of power surges causing a blaze. Some of them do not know where their friends, family and neighbours are.

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  • Qatar stabilises amidst Saudi-led blockade
Qatar stabilises amidst Saudi-led blockade

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker acknowledged the measures in a statement in the company's annual fiscal report . Qatar and Turkey also seek to engage Saudi Arabia's rival Iran despite differences with Tehran's policies in the broader region.

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  • Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections
Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections

This is a significant achievement for Mr. Macron's LREM, considering how the party did not even exist a year ago , and how many of its candidates have little or no political experience. "Today, one in every two French people voted, a record abstention rate not seen since 1958", said Franois Baroin, a senior Republican official. "My heartfelt c...

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  • Jeff Sessions Begins His Campaign To Kill Legal Marijuana
Jeff Sessions Begins His Campaign To Kill Legal Marijuana

The protections Sessions is talking about, in place since 2014, are known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, and they were recently extended in an appropriations act, as Consumerist noted , meaning the Department of Justice cannot allocate funds to the prosecution of medical marijuana possession, cultivation, or sale until at least September 30....

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  • Massive fire engulfs tower block in west London
Massive fire engulfs tower block in west London

Former chancellor and now editor of the Evening Standard George Osborne tweeted: "Just seen this bad tower block fire near my home in W London ". More than 200 firefighters have been called in, the London Fire Brigade says. The ambulance service said 50 people had been hospitalised. "A neighbor's smoke alarm went off and another neighbor pho...

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  • Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries
Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries

Settlers planted in Gaza were evacuated in 2005 while more than 20,000 Israelis have settled in the Syrian Golan. June 5 marks the beginning of the Six- Day War . The global body's chief said the occupation has shaped the lives of Palestinians and Israelis alike, fueling "recurring cycles of violence and retribution".

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  • Rita Ora: I used to play in Grenfell Tower block
Rita Ora: I used to play in Grenfell Tower block

Firefighters arriving at the scene of a high-rise fire would normally set up a base about two floors below the actual fire, says Bob Parkin, an ex-firefighter turned safety consultant. Fire safety experts have already pointed to cladding on the building as a likely reason the blaze spread so quickly - making it impossible for the fire to be conta...

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  • Latest on the west London tower block Fire
Latest on the west London tower block Fire

Some British media were reporting that residents had been seen shouting for help from windows on upper floors as the fire spread. At least six people have died from the fire, which was an uncontrolled inferno for hours. "I could not find the stairs". Police have turned a church near the scene of a massive west London high-rise fire into a mak...

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