• 79 people presumed dead or missing in London's Grenfell Tower blaze
79 people presumed dead or missing in London's Grenfell Tower blaze

After a church ceremony to pay respect to those who died in the fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said he found "a community frustrated and angry". The 23-year-old Alhajali is the only victim of the Grenfell Tower fire to be officially named as the hard process of identifying human remains continues.

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  • Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray
Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

During the campaign, Thackeray had put the BJP government "on notice period" and said he would decide whether to continue the state-level alliance after the results, a threat he has wielded on a number of occasions since then. An election to choose the next President of India appears inevitable as the initial round of talks between the BJP and th...

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  • 79 now feared dead or missing in London blaze, police say
79 now feared dead or missing in London blaze, police say

Mas has also instructed councils to complete urgent safety checks on similar tower blocks. "At this stage, it is my grave concern that the families of Grenfell Tower will not get justice if documents are being quietly destroyed and shredded and emails are being deleted", Lammy (pictured below) further warned.

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  • President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Sad! Rosenstein in a memo to Trump raised concerns over FBI Director James Comey . The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey. Mueller's investigation appeared to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials. The order also wants background records on former campaig...

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  • Portugal's government criticized for fire deaths
Portugal's government criticized for fire deaths

He said authorities were anxious about strong winds that could help spread the blaze further. An alert issued by Portugal's National Authority for Public Safety on Friday warned of an enhanced risk of wildfire ignition and spread due to the hot, windy weather .

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  • WaPo: Mueller Investigating Kushner's Finances
WaPo: Mueller Investigating Kushner's Finances

Kushner is President Donald Trump's son-in-law. The New York Times previously reported that investigators in the FBI's probe were scrutinizing a series of meetings Kushner had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, and then with Sergey Gorkov, the head of a state-owned Russian development bank.

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  • Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

U.S. President Donald Trump hosted Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela at the White House on Monday, and took the opportunity to boast about a certain U.S. "The relationship has been very strong", he added. The U.S. oversaw the canal's operations until the end of 1999, when it turned over control to Panama.

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  • 'Bachelor in Paradise' couple Carly Waddell Evan Bass gets married in Mexico
'Bachelor in Paradise' couple Carly Waddell Evan Bass gets married in Mexico

Warner Bros., the production company behind Bachelor in Paradise , is continuing its investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct and expects it to be completed this week, a source close to production told ET on Friday. They are now the only couple from Bachelor in Paradise's history currently married, along with Jade Roper and Tann...

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  • Van plows into crowd outside a mosque in London
Van plows into crowd outside a mosque in London

A statement from Palmers Green mosque , Oakthorpe Road, said: "As peaceful worshippers readied themselves after Tarawih for their suhoor, they fell victim to a bad attack outside Finsbury Park Mosque". Eyewitnesses reported seeing police give emergency heart massage to at least one of the injured . Notts Police and Crime Commissioner Padd...

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  • From the vault: Germany-Australia, 2005 Confederations Cup
From the vault: Germany-Australia, 2005 Confederations Cup

Much has been made of Joachim Low's decision to select a Germany squad lacking most of the country's star names for this trip to Russian Federation, with an emphasis on youth and fringe players a year out from their World Cup defence. However, Low still has a strong group of players at his disposal. "I feel that it's the way that we start. Th...

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  • Hundreds get food poisoning at camp near Mosul
Hundreds get food poisoning at camp near Mosul

With the loss of the Zanjili neighborhood, the enclave still held by Islamic State in the northern Iraqi city has shrunk to two districts along the western banks of the Tigris river - the densely populated Old City center and the Medical City.

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  • Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79
Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79

It is feared many are trapped inside the blazing building as the fire broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday. Hands cautioned that officials don't yet have exact details about the renovation that ended just a year ago. Cundy said that authorities were continuing to investigate whether any crimes had been committed in the fire. Officials are usin...

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  • Five people reported missing in Grenfell Tower inferno FOUND safe and well
Five people reported missing in Grenfell Tower inferno FOUND safe and well

Late Sunday, the Metropolitan Police released three photos from inside Grenfell Tower , which showed in close detail how the fire charred the building that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments. The recovery operation in the 24-storey tower has resumed but could take weeks, the BBC said. Chancellor Philip Hammond said the cladding, wh...

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  • Russia condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet
Russia condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

A US defense official told Fox News that the Super Hornet that shot down the Syrian jet was based on board the USS George H.W. Bush, which is now operating in the Mediterranean Sea. US -led SDF fighters are in the process of encircling the city or Raqqa , the Islamic State group's final major stronghold in Syria. "If the regime continu...

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  • London mosque attack
London mosque attack "clearly" aimed at Muslims

The 48-year-old suspect had been surrounded by an angry crowd that is believed to have pulled him from the van used in the attack. The man was not named by police. The mosque's chairman, Mohammed Kozbar, described the incident as "a cowardly attack which is no different than the attacks in Manchester and London".

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  • 79 dead, missing in wake of London high-rise fire
79 dead, missing in wake of London high-rise fire

The latest official figures confirmed that at least 30 people have died in the fire at the west London tower block. She also says she will receive daily reports from the stricken neighborhood and has established a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the tower families.

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  • United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised
United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

He was fielding at second base while practising for the event when he was shot in the hip and sustained serious injuries as the bullet travelled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., said he will be at third base Thursday even though the gunman, identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James Hodgkins...

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  • Donald Trump's Favorite Poll Shows Approval Rating Drop
Donald Trump's Favorite Poll Shows Approval Rating Drop

For instance, the latest survey from Gallup, on Sunday, found the president's approval rating to be almost 10 points lower than where Rasmussen had it on Monday. However, his claim that his approval rates are higher than Obama's appears to be a lie. The same poll found that only 50 percent of whites without a college degree approve of the job the...

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  • Death toll in London tower block blaze to rise
Death toll in London tower block blaze to rise

Aluminium composite panels are used to add insulation and to make a building more attractive, and consist of two metal panels sandwiching an inner material such as polyethylene, which was reportedly the case at Grenfell Tower . Those families who have not yet had a family liaison officer deployed to support them will be contacted by police through...

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  • Minute's silence as police confirm 79 died in Grenfell fire
Minute's silence as police confirm 79 died in Grenfell fire

One of the family's daughters said the community had been "very nice" and the family were getting help. "Frankly, the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough", she said.

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