London fire: At least 79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower inferno

London fire: At least 79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower inferno

Cundy said the police investigation by the Met will be wide ranging, looking at the construction of the building, the recent refurbishment, how it was managed and maintained, and fire safety measures . Officials and UK Chancellor Philip Hammond have indicated that the external rain-screen cladding believed to be the cause of the rapid spread of the fire at the Grenfell Tower may have been banned under building regulations in the UK.

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one

The bearers of two potentially clashing slogans, "Made in India" and "America First", will finally meet Monday at the White House . Prime Minister Narendra Modi , while his stop at USA for days held a round table conference with 20 top CEOs of American firms.

Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Ronaldo expressed his delight at firing Portugal into the semi final after netting his 75th worldwide goal in yesterday's 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand . If Russia's fans agreed with Cherchesov that Russia had done well to limit Portugal to a single Cristiano Ronaldo goal, there was frustration that Russia hadn't done better against a poor Mexican side.

Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

Specifically, the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy , who will turn 81 next month and is the longest-serving current justice, named to the high court nearly 30 years ago. In another post, Bush described slavery and abortion as "the two greatest tragedies in our country" and said they "relied on similar reasoning and activist justices at the U.S.

Trump Sarkar welcomes Modi Sarkar: US prez learns Hindi to greet Modi

It will be interesting to see how " Make in India " of Modi and "Make in America" of Trump will be taken into consideration. "The rollout of the Goods and Services Tax on July 1 will, in a single stroke, convert India into a unified, continent-sized market of 1.3 billion people", he wrote.

Britain's Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Britain's Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

The meeting is taking place to see if an alliance can be created to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament. In a statement that could be interpreted as courageous, or asking for trouble, she told colleagues: "I'll serve you for as long as you want me to".