• Donations hit more than £3m for Grenfell Tower victims
Donations hit more than £3m for Grenfell Tower victims

People look at posters of missing persons attached to railings after the fire that gutted Grenfell Tower , a residential tower block in west London on June 14. The London Metropolitan Police service said that there were likely no more survivors, which could further increase the death toll and bring it into triple digits.

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  • Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him
Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied against Mue...

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  • Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures
Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

Florida Governor Rick Scott followed Rubio by saying that President Obama's policy was a "capitulation" but Trump's "will stand for freedom". The goal is to halt the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services in a bid to increase pressure on Cuba's government.

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  • People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead
People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the fire. "It's because that tower was such an eyesore for these people in very expensive houses just opposite", she said . Her government is also due to launch hard Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday. Earlier yesterday, May met victi...

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  • Trump financial form shows revenue up at hotel, resort
Trump financial form shows revenue up at hotel, resort

The Mar-a-Lago figure is up from $29.8 million in his 2015 disclosure. They're affiliated with Trump-branded developments in Canada and India. Trump released a disclosure form in May 2016 that his campaign at the time said showed his net worth was $10 billion.

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  • General election: Northern Ireland parties to meet May
General election: Northern Ireland parties to meet May

Speculation has mounted that an agreement will be hard to reach due to the deal now being negotiated between the DUP and Conservative Party to support the Tory government. It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it". SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said: "The context in w...

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  • 58 presumed dead in London tower fire
58 presumed dead in London tower fire

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Cambridge met volunteers, residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre, near the charred remains of the tower block in north Kensington . "Sadly we do not expect there to be any survivors", Cundy said. "One rang up and offered to deliver 1,000 hot meals", she said. "Unite...

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  • Trump family flies to Camp David
Trump family flies to Camp David

Well, it's not gilded faucets and crystal chandeliers, but U.S. presidents have been visiting the camp for seven decades. Trump's trips to Florida aboard Air Force One have raised complaints among some Americans because of the cost and the disruption it causes for Palm Beach locals because of the enhanced security traveling with the president.

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  • Comey reportedly confronted Lynch over Clinton email probe involvement
Comey reportedly confronted Lynch over Clinton email probe involvement

Comey testified that he was concerned that Lynch urged him to refer to the investigation into Clinton's emails a "matter" instead of an " investigation ". At the time, The New York Times reported that "The White House quickly backed off the president's remarks and said he had not been trying to influence the investigation ".

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  • The reasons behind Trump's 'witch hunt' investigation tweets
The reasons behind Trump's 'witch hunt' investigation tweets

Christopher Ruddy, a friend of the president's, on Monday first said that Trump had been "weighing" whether to fire Mueller, who was appointed by Rosenstein after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday. The order also covers...

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  • Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation
Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is now overseeing the investigation into President Trump's campaign, but there's been speculation he could step down . What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.

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  • Brexit negotiations will start on Monday, UK govt confirms
Brexit negotiations will start on Monday, UK govt confirms

It is thought the DUP will eventually agree a deal with the Tories as the two parties have enjoyed close ties over the years, but ultimately because the Unionists are unlikely to want a Republican Sinn Fein-backed Jeremy Corbyn as the next Prime Minister.

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  • Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire
Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

There were also angry scenes outside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council, which was responsible for managing the 1970s social housing block, in a working-class enclave in one of London's richest areas. The monarch and her grandson, Prince William, paid a visit to the Westway Sports Centre in White City, West London , on Friday....

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  • Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to speak around 1700 GMT in Rome. "In Russia, he will be remembered as a principled advocate of friendly relations between our countries", Putin said. Kohl considered Konrad Adenauer - West Germany s visionary first chancellor , who allowed the nation to make a fresh start after World War II - as an ideologica...

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  • Philip Hammond to prioritise economic prosperity in Brexit talks
Philip Hammond to prioritise economic prosperity in Brexit talks

The two leaders will hold their bilateral dialogue as they attend a France vs England worldwide friendly football match. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account".

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise

A member of Scalise's staff read a statement from Jennifer Scalise , the congressman's wife. The first pitch was thrown by one of the two heroes of the shooting , member of the Capitol Police David Bailey , who along with colleague Crystal Griner are credited with taking down the gunman .

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  • 'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows
'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows

Tensions were high two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless. The Independent reports that Saye posted to Facebook at 3 am Wednesday that she and her mother were trapped in their apartment, and asked people to pray for them.

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  • Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe
Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

The BBC reports that Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein , wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI chief. Confidants and advisers close to Mr Trump said his fury was mounting at the probe and he had been yelling at TV sets about its press coverage.

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  • DUP Arrives Westminster For Talks With British PM
DUP Arrives Westminster For Talks With British PM

The 1998 Good Friday Agreement - also referred to as the Belfast Agreement - commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland .

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  • Sinn Fein bears Queen no ill will, says Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein bears Queen no ill will, says Gerry Adams

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. The ceremonial event features the Queen's Speech, where the monarch sets out the British government's legislative programme for the coming year.

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