• Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire
Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire

Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work recommended under previous assessments have been carried out".

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  • Queen's Speech and parliament opening date confirmed
Queen's Speech and parliament opening date confirmed

The delay comes as the United Kingdom grapples with political uncertainty after last week's inconclusive election cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to stay in office or govern effectively. Delegations from Northern Irish Parties met the Prime Minister at Downing Street to express their concern at the impact a deal with the DUP co...

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  • Trump Attorney Insists President Is Not Under Investigation
Trump Attorney Insists President Is Not Under Investigation

Securing the cooperation of people close to Trump, many of whom have been retaining their own lawyers, could be important for Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the election , possible ties between Team Trump and the Kremlin and whether Trump himself has sought to obstruct justice.

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  • Pakistan's innings was characterised by intent, says Graeme Smith
Pakistan's innings was characterised by intent, says Graeme Smith

June 07, Edgbaston: Beat South Africa by 19 runs- Hasan Ali, with three wickets, leads a brilliant bowling display as bottom-ranked Pakistan hold the top-ranked Proteas to 219. India, after a very impressive tournament, just got caught out on the big final day. He is sure that Virat Kohli's team will make a thumping comeback but feels that i...

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  • Imam stops angry Muslims assailing London van suspect
Imam stops angry Muslims assailing London van suspect

Three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack were killed by police. "ANIC calls upon all Muslims and non-Muslims to stand united against any form of violence and attempts to cause disunity". "I've been reassured by the Commissioner and by Gold Command that borough commanders across London will able to use leave from officers, including call...

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  • London mosque attack suspect now arrested on terror grounds
London mosque attack suspect now arrested on terror grounds

All the victims were Muslim, he said. Khan added: 'We all need to come together and get on with each other. - Two eyewitnesses tell CNN they saw three men in the van. Other witnesses said the group had nowhere to go when the van "drove up and hit them out of nowhere". He was pronounced dead at the scene at around 1am.

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  • Paris police operation underway on Champs-Elysees
Paris police operation underway on Champs-Elysees

The anti-terrorist section of the prosecutor's office has opened up an investigation. Gerard Collomb told reporters that the man's motives were not immediately clear. "We saw big flames coming out of the front windows of the auto", 16-year-old eyewitness Adrien Cairo told Reuters. "We were waiting to cross the street and suddenly heard an exp...

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  • Three killed in Colombia mall blast
Three killed in Colombia mall blast

The attack happened on Saturday afternoon, during a peak shopping time. At least three people were killed and eight others injured Saturday when a deliberate explosion rocked the second floor of one of Bogota's most iconic shopping malls, according to Anadolu Agency.

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  • May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque
May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims near London mosque

Two others were treated for minor injuries. The man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at the scene following the attack just after midnight on Seven Sisters Road outside the Muslim Welfare House which killed one and injured nine.

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  • Iraqi troops launch battle for last IS stronghold in Mosul
Iraqi troops launch battle for last IS stronghold in Mosul

The last stage of the military campaign includes personnel from Iraq's anti-terrorist forces, the Federal Police and the army, with support from the global coalition, the joint operations commander, Abdel Amir Rashid Yarallah, was quoted as saying by Efe news agency.

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  • Imam stops angry Muslims from assailing London van suspect
Imam stops angry Muslims from assailing London van suspect

Forensics officers are examining a white van which has Pontyclun Van Hire on it - a firm from Rhondda Cynon Taff in south Wales . The PM added that "there has been far too much tolerance of extremism over many years". President Trump has yet to comment on the incident, which took place after evening Ramadan prayers had finished. Around 10% of ...

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  • Vehicle hits rams into pedestrians in London, police say 'number of casualties'
Vehicle hits rams into pedestrians in London, police say 'number of casualties'

Another witness, Adil Rana, 24, said, "The van was driving towards us to try and basically hit us at speed". Counter-terrorism police were called out to investigate the incident, which occurred in London's Finsbury Park neighborhood just after midnight.

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  • Russia will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says
Russia will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants, an action that appeared to mark a new escalation of the conflict.

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  • Vehicle Hits Multiple Pedestrians in Finsbury Park, London
Vehicle Hits Multiple Pedestrians in Finsbury Park, London

More information will be released when confirmed", police said. All the victims were Muslim, he said. In his mind, it didn't matter that these were old men and women with no known connection to terrorism or extremism of any kind; all that mattered is that they were a group of "those people".

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  • Mechanic on Va. shooter: 'There was so much anger'
Mechanic on Va. shooter: 'There was so much anger'

Sava said he told Scalise's family that 'I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family'. The man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing baseball had angrily railed against President Donald Trump the day before the shooting.

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  • Otto Warmbier, American student recently released by North Korea, has died
Otto Warmbier, American student recently released by North Korea, has died

A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane after he was brought home from detention in North Korea . "There is nothing more tragic for a parent than to lose a child in the prime of life", he said .

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  • London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead, says Scotland Yard
London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead, says Scotland Yard

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just previous year. CTMO, the Kensington and Chelsea Management Organization, has managed the building on behalf of local public authorities who own it. The group previous ye...

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  • Paris attacker dead, French minister says
Paris attacker dead, French minister says

Police and judicial sources said they suspect the incident was a deliberate act. Brandet said bomb squads were still securing the scene. Authorities say they believe the crash was an intentional attack, and the vehicle driven by the assailant may have been packed with explosives .

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  • Van Hits Pedestrians Near London Mosque In Possible Terrorist Attack
Van Hits Pedestrians Near London Mosque In Possible Terrorist Attack

The London Bridge terrorist attack was also committed with a van plowing through pedestrians. Several hundred worshippers would have been in the area at the time after attending prayers as part of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan .

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  • Trump's Cuba Policy Draws Mixed Reactions From Travel Companies And Other Businesses
Trump's Cuba Policy Draws Mixed Reactions From Travel Companies And Other Businesses

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Thursday that Trump will "make an announcement on U.S. -Cuba policy", but did not offer any further details on the matter. The administration has been drafting a new policy with input from Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Sen. Trump's changes would not go into effect until specific new regu...

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