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Terror gang's rampage in London claims at least 6 lives

London police say they are responding to an incident at Borough Market , a popular tourist area with restaurants and bars a short distance from London Bridge . Police initially responded to what they called an "incident" at London Bridge , and when officers continued to a stabbing at Borough Market, reported shots were fired.



Tens of thousands still marooned in Sri Lanka floods

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said the adverse weather condition had left 112 people injured. The ship is carrying additional relief material requested by Sri Lankan authorities. Sri Lanka on Tuesday said that it was preparing to face health concerns once the floods which lashed the country recede. The UN has promised to donate water purification tablets, tents and other supplies for the displaced, while the USA and Pakistan both announced they will soon dispatch a consignment of ...



London attacks: Why terror can't be stopped, quicker response only option

We went towards Borough Market and everyone went inside (the bar). Soon after, armed officers responded to reports of a stabbing at Borough Market, just one-third of a mile away from the London Bridge. Another man, working as a chef at a nearby restaurant called Fish, said he saw two men stabbing people with big knives. The violence turned a summery night in an area packed with revelers into a scene of panic and chaos, with officers running through crowded streets screaming for people to ...



London Terror Attack: Six dead; 48 hurt; Three suspects killed

Police eventually shot dead the three assailants. It was earlier expected that the terrorists were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later refuted as hoaxes. Among those injured was a British Transport Police officer, authorities said. Armed police stand on Borough High Street after an incident in central London , Saturday, June 3, 2017 .



Business leaders bash Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord

China on Friday said it will uphold the Paris climate agreement after the United States pulled out from it, saying that as a "responsible" major country, it was Beijing's responsibility to carry forward the principles of the accord. Yet, Trump has ensured that the USA would be frowned upon for its actions universally. While Trump ultimately sided with Arab leaders who'd implored him not to move the embassy, on the climate deal he seemed indifferent to similarly aggressive lobbying ...



Pound To Euro Exchange Rate: Sterling Slips After Predictions Of Hung Parliament

Bloomberg's U.K. Election Tracker shows that for the Labour Party to win a majority, it would need perhaps a 10-point lead, requiring a swing of 8 points since the 2015 election. This time, the polls have shown the Conservatives consistently ahead. The Daily Telegraph newspaper's rolling average of the last eight polls now puts the Conservatives on 44 per cent, Labour on 36 per cent, the centrist Liberal Democrats on eight per cent and the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) on five per ...