London fire: Death toll rises to 17 but ‘no more survivors’

London fire: Death toll rises to 17 but ‘no more survivors’

Image caption Flames are still visible on the lower floors of the building At least 17 people died in a massive fire that engulfed a west London block of flats, police said, as they warned that figure could rise further. Earlier, the fire service said rescuers did not expect to find any more survivors in […]

London fire: Fears grow for the missing as death toll set to rise

London fire: Fears grow for the missing as death toll set to rise

Media captionThe man who filmed the fire: ‘We’re standing here helpless’ Many people remain unaccounted for following the deadly fire at a west London block of flats that killed 12. Police have warned the number of deaths is expected to rise as they carry out a long and complex recovery operation. One day on, fire […]

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Media captionOne eyewitness said he saw people blinking lights within the building Twelve people have died in a west London tower block fire and the number of deaths is expected to rise, police have said. Firefighters rescued 65 people from Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, after they were called at 00:54 BST. Witnesses said people […]

Erdogan visit violence: Washington police arrest two Turkish men

Erdogan visit violence: Washington police arrest two Turkish men

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Two Turkish nationals living in the US have been arrested in connection with violence outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington. Eyup Yildirim of New Jersey and Sinan Narin of Virginia face assault charges, police said. The brawl involving protesters and Turkish security personnel happened during a […]

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

Media captionOne eyewitness said he saw people blinking lights within the building Six people have been confirmed dead after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block, and police expect that number to rise. Eyewitnesses described people trapped in the burning Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and […]

Baby death: Parents convicted over vegetable milk diet

Baby death: Parents convicted over vegetable milk diet

Image copyright AFP Image caption A baby needs more nutrients than those contained in vegetable milk A Belgian court has given six-month suspended jail terms to the mother and father of a baby boy who died after being fed a diet of vegetable milk. They were found guilty of causing the baby’s death unintentionally. The […]

Varadkar set to become Irish PM

Varadkar set to become Irish PM

Image copyright PA Image caption He will meet the President on Wednesday to receive his formal seal of office Leo Varadkar is set to officially become the Republic of Ireland’s Taoiseach (prime minister) on Wednesday. A vote in the Dáil (Irish parliament) is expected to confirm the 38-year-old as the country’s youngest, and first gay […]

Anita Pallenberg, model and Rolling Stone girlfriend, dies aged 73

Anita Pallenberg, model and Rolling Stone girlfriend, dies aged 73

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pallenberg began as a model and was a popular pin-up in the 1960s Anita Pallenberg, the model and actress best known for her relationships with members of the Rolling Stones, has died at the age of 73. Her death was made public by Stella Schnabel, daughter of painter and […]

London fire: Flames engulf tower block

London fire: Flames engulf tower block

Media captionImages show the scale of the fire spreading to all floors Thirty people are in hospital and there are fears that more may be unaccounted for after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block. Firefighters are still tackling the blaze at Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, where hundreds […]

UK PM ‘must listen’ over Brexit, says Cameron

UK PM ‘must listen’ over Brexit, says Cameron

Image copyright EPA Image caption The ex-PM campaigned to remain in the EU in last year’s referendum Theresa May will have to “listen to other parties” as she reviews her Brexit strategy in the wake of the election, David Cameron has said. The Financial Times reported the former PM saying there would be pressure for […]