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London hotel blaze centred on outside of ‘cladding-covered’ building

A fire at a five-storey hotel in west London was on the outside of the building, which a witness says was covered in cladding. About...

Hotel blaze fought by 100 firefighters in west London

Around 100 firefighters were battling a blaze at a five-storey hotel in west London in the early hours of Wednesday. Up to 160 people were...

Trumps among guests as Queen hosts Nato leaders at palace

he Queen has hosted US President Donald Trump at a reception for Nato leaders at Buckingham Palace. The controversial American billionaire-turned-politician, who was joined by...

Minke whale found beached underneath London Bridge

A dead whale was spotted washed up on the shore of Battersea Bridge on the River Thames in London on Friday. The Port of London...

Johnson warns early release ‘not working’ as London Bridge attacker was freed to kill

Boris Johnson has said the criminal justice system “simply isn’t working” after a convicted terrorist freed halfway through a 16-year prison sentence killed two...

London Bridge terror attacker was known to police and linked to Islamist terror groups

HOW EVENTS UNFOLDED TODAY: London Police were called at 1.58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. ...

Men who filmed themselves raping woman in London club jailed

Two men who high-fived each other after filming themselves raping a woman in a Soho nightclub have been jailed. Ferdinando Orlando, 25, and Lorenzo Costanzo,...

Three billboards outside Grenfell Tower demand ‘never again’

A Grenfell campaign group unveiled a series of billboards in England criticising the inquiry while also condemning London fire chiefs for their response to...

Gatwick trials new boarding methods to cut delays by up to 14 minutes

New techniques aimed at reducing aircraft boarding delays are being tested at Gatwick Airport. A range of methods is being trialled at the British airport...

Grenfell Tower cladding ‘principal’ reason for fire’s rapid spread – report

The Grenfell Tower cladding did not comply with UK building regulations and was the “principal” reason for the fire’s rapid and “profoundly shocking” spread,...

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Footage captures moment huge blast rocked Beirut injuring more than 2,500

A massive explosion has rocked central Beirut, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over coronavirus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concerns over coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want to...

A billion students worldwide affected by Covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history. School closures in more than 160...

EasyJet increases summer flights to meet demand

EasyJet has said it is operating more flights than previously planned due to demand exceeding expectations. The airline is expanding its schedule to 40 per...

Many injuries and widespread damage reported in huge Beirut explosion

Massive explosions rocked central Beirut, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose...
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