• Faced with mounting criticism, May visits London fire victims
Faced with mounting criticism, May visits London fire victims

British Prime Minister Theresa May , facing criticism for the government's handling of the disaster, met Saturday with 15 fire survivors invited to her official residence at 10 Downing Street. Queen Elizabeth and Prince William , the Duke of Cambridge, visited the area and met residents and community representatives Friday. She said Britain rem...

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  • Eyewitness describes aftermath of London mosque attack
Eyewitness describes aftermath of London mosque attack

Crowds of Muslim worshippers were leaving an evening prayer session linked to Ramadan when the white van approached at speed and smashed into them. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. She said, "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones and the emergency services on the scene". He added: "This is a...

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  • Trump's lawyer says President not informed he is under investigation
Trump's lawyer says President not informed he is under investigation

Trump appeared to acknowledge that he was a target of the probe when he tweeted about it. Jay Sekulow , one of the personal lawyers Trump has hired, made the rounds of Sunday talk shows insisting that the president wasn't being investigated , despite a tweet to the contrary from Trump last week.

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  • Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshippers
Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshippers

The Metropolitan Police's Counter-terrorism command is now leading the investigation. "Everybody was shouting: "A van's hit people, a van's hit people", one woman who lives opposite the scene told the media. Muslims pray on a sidewalk in the Finsbury Park area of north London after a vehichle hit pedestrians, June 19, 2017 . "I've seen abo...

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  • Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79
Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79

It comes after Mrs May avoided speaking to the protestors who gathered outside Kensington Town Hall on Friday night to demand answers about the tragic fire. One banner showed a drawing of May with the words "Shame" and "Disgrace". Shortly after the fire had died down, news of residents being saved by Muslim residents emerged after several said th...

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  • Grenfell Tower Deaths Rise to 79, London Police Say
Grenfell Tower Deaths Rise to 79, London Police Say

Police now say at least 58 people are presumed dead following a horrific fire Wednesday that destroyed a high-rise apartment building - and the people who lived there are demanding answers. May, criticized in the first few days after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly ...

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  • London van incident is 'potential terrorist attack': PM
London van incident is 'potential terrorist attack': PM

Britain has seen two other attacks this year. Police did not confirm that. Eight people were killed and 50 injured on June 3 when three Islamist militants drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at nearby restaurants and bars.

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  • London police investigating incident of collision with pedestrians
London police investigating incident of collision with pedestrians

The Muslim Council of Britain said its "prayers were with the victims". Video posted on social media showed people screaming as bystanders performed chest compressions on one of the injured victims, while another man held a bloody cloth to his head.

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  • French President Macron wins parliamentary election
French President Macron wins parliamentary election

Well Mark... With nearly all votes counted the LREM and its Modem allies won more than 300 seats in the 577-seat lower house. The Republicans hung on to between 97 and 130 seats, down from over 200 in the last parliament, and remain the main opposition party.

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  • London van incident 'potential terrorist attack'
London van incident 'potential terrorist attack'

The Metropolitan Police said the investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command. Rudd, who is in charge for government law enforcement, said: "Londoners have been hit with a series of attacks and have been nothing short of heroic." she said Monday.

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  • Not aware of ECI fiat on FIR, says Tamil Nadu CM
Not aware of ECI fiat on FIR, says Tamil Nadu CM

The letter said the Commission had received a report on April 9 from IT department on search and seizure of documents indicating large-scale distribution of money to bribe voters . "He claims that the matter is being probed but refused to divulge the details of the FIR or if it has even been filed", said MK Stalin, working President of the DMK.

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"No doubt" over Britain leaving EU: UK minister

International Trade Minister Liam Fox will travel to Washington on Monday to explore new trade ties - although no formal negotiations are possible until Britain has actually left the bloc. He was responding to suggestions by France and Germany that the "door remains open" for Britain to stay in the EU. The government has developed a strategy of...

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  • Palestinian militants deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli
Palestinian militants deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Israeli police stand around a body of a Palestinian after the attack in Jerusalem's occupied Old City on Friday. In the other attack, the third Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli woman working as a border police officer . Israeli security services also cast doubt on the claims by IS. Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman, rejected the ...

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  • Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government
Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Scotland will be independent by 2025. The SNP won 56 of the 59 seats in Scotland in the 2015 general election , a record result which they will struggle to match this time round. Commenting in the final days of the campaign, Black said: "The Tories think they can do anything they want to youn...

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  • Popov: Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents stand for continuation of peace talks
Popov: Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents stand for continuation of peace talks

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan . According to him, the OSCE Minsk Group hopes that the parties will continue political dialogue. "They simply step back a bit at some points, trying to hide their stance and mislead the worldwide community". Hasanov al...

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  • West Mids Emergency Services React To Finsbury Park Terror Attack
West Mids Emergency Services React To Finsbury Park Terror Attack

A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack Who was behind it? CNN talked with an eyewitness who said it did not appear to be an accident because the van apparently accelerated. It is suspected to be the third terrorist incident in London in which a van has been used as a weapon. A man was inside in the van, I saw wit...

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  • 1 killed, 10 injured as van plows into pedestrians near London mosque
1 killed, 10 injured as van plows into pedestrians near London mosque

Describing the "horrible moment" the van mounted the pavement before ploughing into pedestrians, another man, who chose to not give his name, told Good Morning Britain: "We saw a lot of people coming out of the mosque, walking down Seven Sisters road".

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  • Muslim leaders: Finsbury Park attack 'senseless and evil'
Muslim leaders: Finsbury Park attack 'senseless and evil'

The Muslim Council of Britain umbrella group said it expected increased security "as a matter of urgency". Witness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP the van "drove at people" and some of the victims were carried for several metres along the road.

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  • London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor
London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor

LONDON: Seventy-nine people are dead or missing and presumed dead following a devastating blaze in a London tower block last week, police said on Monday, as Britain held a minute's silence for the victims. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "...

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  • London police plead for calm after attack at mosque
London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

Police said a man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Officers appeared to be aiding people who were injured. "We stopped the guy and we put him on the floor and people managed to call police", Hashi said, showing CNN his bruises. Finsbury Park mosque was once infamous as the stamping ground of...

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