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'Heroic' nurse Kirsty Boden died helping people London Bridge

She was among seven people who died in the attack on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market on Saturday night local time (Sunday AEST). On Wednesday afternoon (Australian times) Ms Zelenak's mother, Julie Wallace , who had travelled to London after funds were raised in a GoFundMe campaign, confirmed her and the nation's worst fears. Read More »

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

In the West Bank city of Bethlehem, an Israeli settler was injured in a stabbing attack, the Israeli army said in a statement. "At this stage no indication has been found it was directed by terrorist organisations nor has any connection to any organisation been found", police spokeswoman Luba Simri said. Read More »

A minute silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire

LONDON (AP) - London's fire department posted photos of Adele meeting with firefighters to offer support following a devastating fire in the borough that is believed to have killed 79 people. Appearing on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Mr Hammond said: "My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the U.S., is also banned here". Read More »

Fifth Grenfell Tower victim named, as death toll rises to 79


Mr Cundy said the search-and-recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out, 24-storey tower. "It is incredibly hard to describe the devastation in some parts of the building", he continued, his voice breaking. Prince William spoke emotionally about the visit, describing it as "one of the most awful things I have ever seen", according to the Daily Mail . Read More »

Banned building materials suspected in London high-rise fire

He said: "We must also prepare people for the bad reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire". Cundy said it was hard to describe what he saw when he went into the building on Saturday. Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed. David Lammy, the Labour MP for Tottenham who lost his friend Khadija Saye in the fire, has said the "very best senior officers" in the ... Read More »

Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79


Italian luxury fashion designer Carla Fendi has died at the age of 79 after a long illness, her family announced on Tuesday. Along the way she had a strong relationship with creative director Karl Lagerfeld - who was brought on in 1966 and past year marked his 50th anniversary at the brand - as well as LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, whose company first started acquiring stakes in the company in the late Nineties and which now controls it completely. Read More »

Poroshenko congratulates Macron on his party's victory

The findings of the party debate, including a meeting of top officials in late July, will go to party members in a much-broader party congress, expected to take place at the end of this year or the beginning of next. Pollsters projected Republic on the Move! and its allies could take up to about 360 of the lower chamber's 577 seats. The National Front party she leads won eight seats in total. Read More »

UK PM May's party confident of sensible deal with NIrish DUP-minister

The DUP source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was possible that a deal was possible this week as it was agreed in principle, but some details needed to be tied down. Mr Varadkar offered condolences on behalf of the Irish people for the terrorist attacks and other tragedies which have hit Britain, especially London, in recent weeks. Read More »

Vigils held in London to remember Finsbury Park attack


Hatred breeds hatred". We will restore Christianity as the bedrock and foundation of our national life as it has been for the last one thousand years. It is the fourth terror attack in the United Kingdom in three months, after incidents in Westminster, Manchester and on London Bridge . The Finsbury Park Mosque had been associated with Islamist terrorism in the early 2000s. Read More »

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Dies

In 1982, he became Chancellor in a coalition with the FDP. "He was a great statesman and a visionary politician who marked our continent for decades", Leuthard said in a brief statement on Friday. He became governor of the western state of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1969. "When the Berlin Wall fell, he rose to the occasion. Now they're back again". Read More »

New opponent for Murray as Bedene withdraws

He starts his campaign for a sixth Queen's title on Tuesday when he faces fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene . The Daily Mail reveals how the news leaked out: "Tournament sources said that he had asked for all his prize money to be directed there, although the player's management declined to comment, describing it as a private matter". Read More »

Adele meets firefighters after fatal fire at Grenfell Tower in London


Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy identified five victims of the blaze on Monday but warned of the difficulties officers face in identifying bodies charred beyond recognition . The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has written to councils and housing associations throughout the country, asking them to check by the end of yesterday whether tower blocks in their areas have been cladded using similar materials to those at the Grenfell Tower. Read More »

Sea of pink takes over Carlisle as women Race For Life


One in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some stage in their lives, but thanks to research by charity's such as Cancer Research UK more people are now surviving the disease than ever before; cancer survival has doubled since the early 1970s. Read More »

Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

They were making their way back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society between 3 and 4 a.m. Sunday, some walking and some riding bikes, when the suspect drove up to the group and began to argue with a male teen, Parker said. Authorities haven't released details of how Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Va., died but tweeted that they are not investigating the killing as a hate crime. Read More »

London attacker on Muslims named by British media

Osborne's mother, sister and nephew said in a statement: "We are massively in shock, it's unbelievable". The alleged attacker is now in custody, and a residence in Cardiff, Wales, is being inspected by the police as possibly associated with the incident. Read More »

Meteorologists: Atlantic could see two tropical storms this week


Gusty wind could accompany the strongest storms as well as very heavy rain. So far, "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three" has winds of 40 miles per hour, but Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft were unable to find a well-defined center of circulation, which keeps it from being a named storm. Read More »

Trump Approval Rating Falls to Lowest Level Since Taking Office


It should be noted, an Associated Press/NORC poll last week found Trump to have a 35% approval rating, with a 64% disapproval. Forty-six percent of all polled approved of his response to the tragedy. The poll also found 40 percent of Republicans now think it is at least somewhat likely the Trump campaign had improper contact with Russian Federation, up from 25 percent in March. Read More »

May calls attack outside London mosque an act of terror

Police have said that it is believed the middle-aged man, who neighbors say recently separated from the mother of his children, acted alone, and there is no known link to any far-right organization. A woman living next door to the property being searched told an AFP photographer her neighbour was Osborne, without linking him directly to the attack. Read More »

Darren Osborne Photos: Full Story & Must-See Pictures Of Finsbury Park Terrorist

McDonagh said the attack was "not human" and voiced criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May for failing to prevent four attacks - three of them Islamist-inspired - in the past four months. "Diverse, welcoming, vibrant, compassionate, confident and determined never to give in to hate", she said in her statement . "My thoughts are with those and the community affected by this terrible event", Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who is an MP from the area, said as he paid a visit to ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire death toll reaches 79


Such policies work on the basis that fires which break out in one flat should not spread throughout the rest of the building. The charity says, these people are ready to take in Grenfell Tower residents too. We in Malaysia also have similar old, high-rise residential units such as the low-priced flats in Kuala Lumpur and other parts of the country which may give rise to fire outbreaks due to inadequate attention on fire prevention. Read More »

Hammond: 'UK will leave single market and customs union'


Davis said he was looking for a "positive and constructive tone" to deal with the myriad issues dividing both sides. "As David Davis boards the plane to negotiate Brexit on behalf of the Government, it is unclear what the Government's position actually is". Read More »

Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'

On most Fridays, the faithful stream towards several mosques in the neighborhood, home to a large Muslim community of mostly North and West African descent. "We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us", Cox had said in her inaugural speech to parliament a year earlier. Read More »