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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen has said Thomas Siebert has been detained by police, local media claims he admitted to using cocaine

Islamic State are attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim officials

Isis attempting to capture Osama Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan, claim local officials

Isis attempting to seize Bin Laden's old stronghold in Afghanistan - officials

Officials in Afghanistan report the group has seized territory around Tora Bora in Afghanistan

Grenfell Tower: anguished resident tells Paul Ross what she saw

Grenfell Tower: Sobbing resident tells horrific story of how neighbour lost his entire family

Sobbing resident tells horrific story of how neighbour lost his entire family

Agnes believes the final death toll will be far higher than 12

Liberal Democrats to hold leadership election after Tim Farron resigns

Lib Dem Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

The former Lib Dem leader made the surprise announcement on Wednesday

Second London fire breaks out in Walthamstow

New London fire breaks out in Walthamstow

New London fire breaks out in Walthamstow

The fire appears to have broken out on the high street near Lidl, and there are no reported casualties

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Farron was in charge for two years

Tim Farron resigns as leader of Lib Dems

Tim Farron resigns as leader of Lib Dems

Farron took charge after 2015 election but oversaw improvement of just three seats in last week's vote

The shooter is reportedly in custody (Stock photo)

'Two dead' after shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco

'Two dead' after shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco

Attacker named by some outlets as a UPS driver

'Firefighters were just as amazed as the public at the speed Grenfell Tower fire spread' says Fire Brigades Union

Grenfell Tower: Firefighters' union boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Firefighter boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Ian Leahair of the Fire Brigades Union believes rescue workers will have been as surprised as anyone at the speed of the fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Privatisation has left the public unable to influence their own living standards', says Ken Livingstone

Grenfell Tower: Thatcher-era privatisation has left the public helpless, says Ken Livingstone

Thatcher-era privatisation has left the public helpless, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone tells Sam Delaney that the Mayor of London needs more power to oversee housing

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation

Steve Scalise shooting: Donald Trump says gunman James T Hodgkinson is dead

Steve Scalise shooting: Donald Trump confirms gunman dead

Hodgkinson was earlier named as the gunman in Virginia attack

This Nazi dagger was among the images found in the raid

Bust of Hitler, Nazi guns and ancient fossils found in amazing Buenos Aires raid

Bust of Hitler, Nazi guns and ancient fossils found in amazing Buenos Aires raid

The Argentine Federal Police found the items in two separate raids in the capital city

'Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if recommendations from Fire Safety and Rescue Group had been acted upon'

Grenfell Tower fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on, says chair of MPs' fire safety group

'Fire wouldn't have happened if our recommendations had been acted on'

MP David Amess says all fires in homes, tower blocks and offices can be avoided if there are sensible precautions in place

Marbella police investigating fight after one man allegedly molested a woman

WATCH Huge brawl between rival gangs in British tourist haven of Marbella

WATCH Huge brawl between rival gangs in British tourist haven of Marbella

The fight was believed to be caused by a young man who reportedly molested the girlfriend of another man

The inspiration behind Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who served as the base for a horror series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired the Child's Play series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired Child's Play

Robert served as the inspiration for a hit horror movie series

Who is Steve Scalise? The Republican whip shot at baseball practice

Who is Steve Scalise, the key Trump ally shot at baseball practice?

Who is Steve Scalise, the key Trump ally shot at baseball practice?

Steve Scalise was shot by an unidentified man in Virginia and is a strong supporter of Donald Trump and many of his policies

Shooting reported near congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Shooting reported near congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Shooting reported near congressional baseball practice

Details of the attack are still emerging

Police warn bystanders to stay away from Grenfell tower area amid fears of collapse

Police warn public to stay away from Grenfell tower area amid fears of collapse

Police warn public to stay way from area as collapse feared

A police cordon is in place, and up to 30 neighbouring flats are believed to have been evacuated

Man attempts to rob a bank near the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

The man fled after the authorities were called to the Wells Fargo Bank on Pennsylvania Avenue

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Nearly 200 Democrats have thrown their weight behind a legal case regarding alleged payments made to the President through his businesses by foreign governments

Grenfell Tower was engulfed by fire this morning

Grenfell Tower: Conspiracy theorists blasted for saying Ladbroke Grove tragedy proves 9/11 was an 'inside job'

9/11 'truthers' blasted for saying Grenfell Tower proves conspiracy theories

'Truthers' have been out in force this morning, and they've been well and truly put in their place

Grenfell Tower eyewitness says people were screaming from the building for hours, whilst others jumped out

Grenfell Tower eyewitness: 'I saw someone hang their kid out of the window as others jumped out'

Eyewitness: 'I saw someone hang their kid out of the window'

Joe Walsh saw a women throw her child out of a window, but he is not sure if anyone was able to catch the child

Grenfell Tower: eyewitness accounts from talkRADIO reporter at the scene

Grenfell Tower: eyewitness accounts from talkRADIO reporter at the scene

Grenfell Tower: eyewitness accounts from talkRADIO reporter at the scene

Alex Dibble was reporting live from the scene of the fire for a number of hours

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about election impact on second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has said her decisions will be made based on the interests of Scotland and not just the interests of the SNP

Investigators claim US airstrikes on Islamic State have resulting in 'staggering' civilian deaths

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, say investigators

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths

War crime detectives in the US claimed American strikes on Raqqa have been devastating to civilians

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Trains collide in Italy leaving 16 injured

Initial investigations suggest the rash happened due to human error, as one driver didn't respect a red light

Grenfell Tower: Piers Morgan leads Twitter tributes to London Fire Brigade as work continues to extinguish blaze

Grenfell Tower: Piers Morgan leads Twitter tributes to London Fire Brigade as work continues to extinguish blaze

Grenfell Tower: Piers Morgan leads Twitter tributes to London Fire Brigade

The authorities have been working to extinguish the flames since the fire erupted early this morning

Woman asked friend to hide gun at home and seemingly joked about children finding it

Woman asked friend to hide loaded gun at home and 'joked' about children finding it

Woman asked friend to hide gun at home and 'joked' about children finding it

Shyan Wright used WhatsApp to ask a friend to hide a loaded firearm in her house along with a bag of bullets

Grenfell Tower: 'Questions were raised and we were assured it was safe', says Councillor Robert Atkinson

Grenfell Tower: 'Questions were raised and we were assured it was safe', says Councillor Robert Atkinson

'Questions were raised and we were assured Grenfell Tower was safe'

Councillor Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the blaze which engulfed the tower in the early hours of Wednesday morning

Man 'with neo-Nazi links' admits driving into Iraqi demonstrations in Sweden

'Neo-Nazi' admits ploughing vehicle into Iraqi demonstration in Sweden

'Neo-Nazi' admits ploughing vehicle into Iraqi demonstration in Sweden

The demonstrations were taking place outside the Migration Agency in protest against stricter asylum rules

Diane Abbott says type 2 diabetes was the reason she took break from election campaigning

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott has said she hadn't eaten enough food when publicly appearing in the election campaign and that had affected her blood sugar levels

Grenfell Tower: London Fire Commissioner confirms fatalities in 'unprecedented' apartment block fire

Grenfell Tower: 80 people missing or presumed to have died

Grenfell Tower: 80 people missing or presumed to have died

Dany Cotton called the incident 'unprecedented' when making a statement to journalists

Grenfell Tower: Local residents sent several safety warnings to local council

Grenfell Tower: Local residents sent several safety warnings to local council

Local residents sent several safety warnings to local council

Grenfell Action Group also claims 2012 fire risk assessment revealed some equipment was condemned

Witness tells harrowing account of Grenfell Tower fire

Witness tells harrowing account of Grenfell Tower fire

'Police were telling us there was no way out for them'

Yasmin, who lives close to the tower block and has family who lived there, spoke to Paul Ross about the fire

Authorities continue to battle flames on Grenfell Tower as witnesses report people remain trapped

Grenfell Tower: Witnesses heard people shouting 'say a prayer and jump out'

Grenfell Tower: Witnesses heard people shouting 'say a prayer and jump out'

Witnesses report there are some residents who remain trapped in the building as the fire continues to rage

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on return to Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on return to Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn gets standing ovation and mocks Theresa May on Parliament return

The first Parliament sitting of the House of Commons since the general election has taken place

'It's not grim being young today and previous generations didn't walk on a pavement of gold'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Co-editor of post-feminist website The Conservative Woman Laura Perrins says the idea that young people have it tough needs to be challenged

BREAKING Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Warmbier was condemned to 15 years' hard labour in 2015 for stealing hotel sign

Syrian Army liberates oil field as Raqqa offensive on Isis begins in earnest

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Syrian Army liberates key oil field as Raqqa offensive against Isis begins

Government forces launched the assault late on Monday, which is widely seen as the end game in the fight against Islamic State

Salma Hayek was invited out by Donald Trump and rejected him

Salma Hayek was invited out by Donald Trump and rejected him

Salma Hayek was invited out by Donald Trump and rejected him

The actress made the admission on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Sir David Attenborough, watch your back - Snoop Dogg narrates Planet Earth on Jimmy Kimmel show

Sir David Attenborough, watch your back - Snoop Dogg narrates Planet Earth on Jimmy Kimmel show

Snoop Dogg narrates Planet Earth on Jimmy Kimmel show

Sir David Attenborough, better watch your back - this man ain't afraid to come for your job

US appeals court upholds decision to block Donald Trump's travel ban

US appeals court upholds decision to block Donald Trump's travel ban

US appeals court upholds decision to block Donald Trump's travel ban

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said the executive order was discriminatory and the President was overstepping his authority

Refugee imprisoned following conviction of fire attack on homeless man in Berlin

Refugee who set homeless man on fire jailed in Germany

Refugee who set homeless man on fire jailed in Germany

The 21-year-old was handed a sentence of two and a half years for setting the man's headrest on fire in a subway station

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

McDonald's to introduce knives and forks for customers in France

Those who buy burgers from the chain's Signature range will be given knives and forks to eat their meal in a bid to keep up with competition

One arrested after van driven into several vehicles as part of suspected attempted murder in Sweden

Stockholm: One arrested after man drives van into crowd of vehicles

Stockholm: One arrested after man drives van into crowd of vehicles

One person was injured in the incident but the extent of their injuries is not yet known

Bradley James Anderson was arrested last Friday

Man charged with possession and intent to supply spice in Manchester

Man charged with possession and intent to supply spice in Manchester

Bradley James Anderson, of no fixed address, was arrested on Friday

China 'willing to mediate talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan' to improve relations

China 'willing to mediate talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan' to improve relations

China 'willing to mediate talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan'

A statement given by Afghan President Ashram Ghani says peace with Pakistan is his demand and it must be solved between the governments

The Great Get Together - people are coming together to mark one-year anniversary of Jo Cox's tragic death

The Great Get Together - Britons come together to mark one-year anniversary of Jo Cox death

Britons come together to mark one-year anniversary of Jo Cox death

The MP for Batley and Spen was killed by Thomas Mair almost a year ago - and her widower is organising an event to mark the occasion

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway claims full-face veils hinder communication between students and teachers

'Burglar broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

Burglar 'broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

Burglar 'broke into home and was discovered sleeping in bed'

The homeowner pulled the covers off the alleged burglar and found him sleeping in dirty clothes

Ronaldo is one of the most famous footballers in the world

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of defrauding Spanish finance ministry of 14.7 million euros

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of defrauding Spanish government of 14.7 million euros

Provincial prosecutor's office files lawsuit against former Manchester United star

'If British politicians acted like the DUP they would be hung, drawn and quartered', says former Labour advisor

'If London politicians acted like the DUP they'd be hung, drawn and quartered', says former Labour advisor

'If London politicians acted like the DUP they'd be hung, drawn and quartered'

Political commentator Kevin Meagher tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that DUP leader Arlene Foster would already have been long gone if she was in British politics

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

35 people die after landslides caused by monsoon rain in Bangladesh

The country is dealing with the monsoon season, which began two weeks after being hit by a tropical cyclone

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

A 12-year-old boy was decapitated as he was taking selfies on railway tracks with his brother, his head was lodged between two train carriages

1922 Committee: 'Theresa May gave first-rate performance' says Secretary Bob Blackman MP

1922 Committee: 'Theresa May gave us a first-rate performance' says secretary Bob Blackman

'Theresa May gave us a first-rate performance' says 1922 Committee secretary

The MP for Harrow East spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's meeting with the committee

'Israel informed US about Daesh plans to use laptops as bombs on flights'

US electronics ban was prompted by Israeli tip-off about Isis laptop bombs

US electronics ban was prompted by Israeli tip-off about Isis laptop bombs

Anonymous US officials claim that during an Israeli operation in Syria, it was found that extremists were planning and creating laptop battery bombs

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