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Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

They added that insulation and tiles recovered from the building have failed fire safety tests. "Preliminary tests show the insulation samples collected from Grenfell Tower combusted soon after the test started", McCormack told journalists gathered outside Scotland Yard.


Troops shoot suspected bomber in Brussels station

Troops shoot suspected bomber in Brussels station

He told RTBF television: "The terrorist's identity is known". "The man then returned to the hall where he rushed to a soldier shouting " Allahu Akbar " (God is Greatest)". The attack happened at around 8.30pm, well after the evening rush hour. Initial reports said the blast at Central Station could have come from an explosive belt but subsequent accounts suggested it may have been a suitcase on a trolley.



Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar

Before the blockade, Qatar had imported most of its dairy products from neighboring countries, including Saudi Arabia . Macron's office says he has held a series of conversations over the past week with the emir of Qatar, the king of Saudi Arabia, the Turkish president and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.



American senators reach deal on Russian Federation sanctions

The amendment on Russian Federation, which passed in a 97-2 vote on Wednesday, was attached to a bill to strengthen sanctions on Iran . The vote to strengthen sanctions against Russia - which Senators on both parties made clear was created to send a message on Russian meddling in the 2016 elections - came hours after President Donald Trump had again mocked the investigation surrounding those charges.



Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll

But voters weren't having a bit of it, denying the Conservatives their victory, crashing Mrs May's political authority, delighting Mr Corbyn's supporters by overwhelming their expectations, and robbing his internal enemies in the Labour party of their excuse to move against him.



Qatar's neighbours issue demands to end crisis

The four countries have not made their demands public yet. - Halt the development of a Turkish military base in the country. Cutting ties to Iran would prove incredibly hard. "The more time goes by, the more doubt is raised about the actions taken by Saudi Arabia and the UAE". But the country acknowledges that it allows members of some extremist groups such as Hamas to reside in Qatar , arguing that fostering dialogue with those groups is key to resolving global conflicts.