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Official London Grenfell fire toll at 79, say police

Official London Grenfell fire toll at 79, say police

Fire had ripped through the 24-storey residential block in north Kensington in the early hours of June 13, trapping hundreds of people inside. The cause of the massive blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that the rain-screen cladding on the exterior of Grenfell Tower may have spread the flames.



Theresa May 'confident' of Queen's Speech vote with or without DUP deal

The highly unusual move would allow MPs to scrutinise "substantial amounts of legislation", she said. In a rare move, the United Kingdom government today announced the cancellation of the Queen's Speech for 2018 to give Parliament more time to push through controversial Brexit laws after Prime Minister Theresa May's election debacle.



'Happy' that Bihar Governor is Presidential nominee: Nitish Kumar

Earlier in the day, Naveen had told reporters, "No one has talked to me", on queries about Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking to him on Presidential polls. At the meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Singh and Naidu did not divulge the candidate's name but did show an intent to garner consensus on the issue.


Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians affected by Finsbury Park Mosque attack

Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians affected by Finsbury Park Mosque attack

The man who died had already been receiving first aid from a member of the public, police said . Amin said that when people seized the driver, "he was shouting: 'All Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.' Literally, he said that". Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the people at the scene "worked with officers to calmly and quickly get him into our custody". "We treat this as a terrorist attack and we in the Met are as shocked as anybody in this local community or across the ...



'Trump's Cuba policy to ease pressure over Russia'

The Cuban ambassador to the United States trolled President Donald Trump Friday after Trump's announcement of rollbacks on Obama-era policies . Travel by Americans to Cuba will still be possible, but with new restrictions that require US travelers do business with individual Cubans and not their military.