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Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

It all began when a white transit-style van speeding toward the London Bridge Tube station drove into people including foreigners enjoying a pleasant weather around 10 p.m., sending one man flying some 20 feet in the air. The Sun newspaper said a van hit a crowd of people near Finsbury Park mosque. Numerous victims are believed to have just finished worshipping at the Finsbury Park mosque after breaking the Ramadan fast.



Anger erupts in London fire neighborhood over renovations

At an afternoon news conference, he said that the flames had at last been extinguished, but that the charred, ruined Grenfell Tower remained in a hazardous state and that it would be a long, painstaking task to sweep the building for remains.



Castile protesters march in Minnesota city where acquitted officer worked

It is no surprise, of course, that the acquittal of Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting of Philando Castile has been met with anger and dismay by his family and by the black community and others who have been galvanized by a long string of deaths of young blacks at the hands of police.



Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

Tailored bereavement support for families of the victims, those missing or people affected by the tragedy will also be provided. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has described the fire as a "preventable accident" caused by "years of neglect" by the local council and successive governments.



London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

She added that "I have heard the concerns and I have ordered immediate action across the board to help victims' relatives and the survivors". May announced on Friday that her government has set up a £5 million ($8.4 million Cdn) "discretionary fund" to help pay for food, clothing, personal supplies and funerals.


London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy

London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy

On Saturday, she invited a group of residents and community leaders to Number 10 Downing Street for a two and a half hour meeting to listen to their concerns. "You have to be prepared to receive people's emotions, and not be so frightened about people", former Conservative cabinet minister Michael Portillo told the BBC .