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Grenfell Tower fire: 79 now believed to have died

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Guardian reporter Jamie Grierson has been tweeting the posters of the missing. These people are missing in the Grenfell Tower tragedy: can you help? Scuffles broke out near the Kensington and Chelsea town hall offices as demonstrators chanting "We want justice!" surged toward the doors. Read More »

Trump Endorses Karen Handel for Georgia Special Election

Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who left the seat open when he joined Trump's Cabinet. "I think the shooting is going to win this election for us", 11th District GOP party chairman Brad Carver said Saturday, according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho, 7 other players to visit Pakistan

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Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet said that worldwide football team will arrive Pakistan on 6-8 next month. "After cricket its football now", the sources said. "We welcome @10Ronaldinho and his team to Pakistan 6-8 Jul 17 in coord with @leisureleaguepk", he said on his official Twitter. "Their visit to Pakistan is indicative of return of sports and peace and sports loving Pakistani nation", Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted. Read More »

Airbus upgrades A380 to up efficiency

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People familiar with the matter said on Sunday Airbus was also close to clinching a roughly $5 billion deal with low-priced carrier Viva Air Peru. The cost of the plane's upkeep will also be reduced by longer intervals between maintenance checks. The study also involves an "optimized" A380 maintenance program and new cabin features first shown at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg last April. Read More »

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

Victorious Pakistan players dominated the Champions Trophy team of the tournament which was announced on Monday with their captain Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side. "Once we put up a strong total, I was more than million percent sure India can't beat us today", said Zahra Mehmood, a housewife. Afridi also exuded confidence that the Sarfraz Ahmed-led young brigade can become one of the top three teams in the world if they continue to produce such performances consistently. Read More »

79 now feared dead or missing in London blaze, police say

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Another said: "I'm sorry we couldn't get to you". She added: "There are people in there, obviously, who have been subject to a very intense fire, and that will make some of the identification very hard, which is why it's even more important that we make sure we do this in a measured, careful and very well managed way". Read More »

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring global cricket to Pak

In reply, Pakistan raced to 74 without loss and looked on course for a comfortable win, only for a flurry of wickets to see them slip to 162-7. India's top three batsmen - Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma, and captain Virat Kohli - came to the final having combined for 874 runs, more than 80 percent of the team's tally in the tournament. Read More »

British Jews Condemn Van Attack On Muslims

She and Jeremy Corbyn both visited the scene today, and held separate meetings with members of the community. "We have been informed that a van has run over worshipers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque", the Muslim Council of Britain said on Twitter . Read More »

'Man killed in London mosque attack Bangladeshi'

A van driver ploughed down worshippers outside the mosque on Seven Sisters Road in north London just after 12.20am. One was detained and two left the scene, the witnesses said . British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain. Read More »

Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

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The report went on to quote an alleged statement made by Saudi Arabia saying that "This tells us Malta's stand on the issue at hand". Elsewhere in his remarks, the Qatari foreign minister asserted that Doha would rely on other countries if the blockade continued, including Iran. Read More »

At least 79 dead or missing after Grenfell Tower fire

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In the days that have followed the Grenfell Tower fire in London , a complex mix of emotions has gripped those directly affected by the unfolding tragedy and, indeed, those watching from afar. Mrs May, who has since ordered more boots on the ground at the scene, is said to have "welled up" after hearing harrowing accounts from people caught up in the fire. Read More »

Sessions to appear before Senate committee

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Richard Shelby, chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee on justice, "it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in (the Senate Intelligence Committee, which) has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified information". Read More »

Family: Alexandria shooting victim to make 'full recovery'

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Friends have set up a fundraising website to help pay for medical expenses for Matt Mika, the Oakland County native who was shot multiple times last week while volunteering at practice for the congressional baseball game. A spokesman for Mika's family says the page was started by friends of his in the DC area. Congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were also shot in the Wednesday morning incident; Capitol Police officer David Bailey and Texas Rep. Read More »

Flags at half mast in Jersey after Finsbury Park terror attack

She said the driver of the van acted alone, and police declared it a terrorist incident within eight minutes. (Photo: REUTERS/Neil Hall) Forensic and police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London , Britain June 19, 2017 . Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Number of people presumed dead up to 79

Queen Elizabeth and Prince William visited the disaster site, which was compared to the visit of May, who confined herself to speaking to police and fire brigade officials and not the victims. A day after the deadly incident, Housing Minister Alok Sharma told MPs the government "will guarantee that every single family from Grenfell Tower will be re-housed in the local area". Read More »

Maha BJP prepared for mid-term polls: Fadnavis

Fadnavis made the remarks in reference to reports speculating mid-term polls in the state against the backdrop of farmers' stir for loan waiver in view of the agrarian crisis. If the ruling BJP-led NDA and the opposition fail to reach an agreement with regards to a common candidate, polling will be held for the election of the next President on July 17, with the individual nominations facing each other. Read More »

Grenfell Tower Fire Victim Count Increases, Police Investigate Possible Crimes

In fact, the report is so complimentary about the apartment block's safety standards, it suggests it should be used as a model for a number of other tower blocks. "It has been incredibly emotional working in there". Prime minister Theresa May's government earlier sought to quell anger over the disaster, pledging to support the victims after protesters jeered her when she visited residents. Read More »

Portugal declares day of mourning following devastating fires

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They also stood for a moment of silence with the Mexican team to show respect to the 61 people who have lost their lives. Spain has sent four firefighting aircrafts to the area on Sunday. President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet victims' families, saying he was " sharing their pain in the name of all the Portuguese people". Read More »

Mueller Probing Jared Kushner's Business Activities

Prominent criminal lawyers have been contacted to possibly represent Jared Kushner in the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, The New York Times reports . "This is an active investigation", said Carr. Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an ... Read More »

'Bachelor in Paradise' couple Carly Waddell Evan Bass gets married in Mexico

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According to Hollywood Life , Corinne Olympios claims she was much too drunk to remember her sexual encounter with DeMario Jackson , let alone give consent for any sexual contact with the former Bachelorette contestant. Obviously, Carly's BFF, Jade Roper , was there with husband Tanner Tolbert, and so were the couple's closest family and friends. We're definitely hoping that ABC still decides to play it for us though. Read More »