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 […]

EU jihadist arrests rise for third year – Europol

EU jihadist arrests rise for third year – Europol

Image copyright Reuters Image caption France is still under a state of emergency following jihadist attacks The number of people arrested on suspicion of Islamist terrorism in Europe rose last year for the third year in a row, Europol says. The European police force said 718 jihadist terror suspects were arrested, up from 687 in […]

Serbia to have first gay prime minister as Ana Brnabic is chosen

Serbia to have first gay prime minister as Ana Brnabic is chosen

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Brnabic previously served as public administration and local government minister The president of Serbia has nominated a gay woman to be his prime minister in a double first for the deeply conservative Balkan state. Ana Brnabic was chosen by the new President, Aleksandar Vucic. Her approval by parliament will […]

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: 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 […]

Polish PM Szydlo criticised for Auschwitz speech

Polish PM Szydlo criticised for Auschwitz speech

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Polish leader was accused of using the ceremony to defend the government’s policy on migrants Opponents have accused Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo of making political remarks during a ceremony at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. “In today’s troubled times, Auschwitz is a great lesson that everything must […]

A Spanish youth coach is sacked after his team wins 25-0

A Spanish youth coach is sacked after his team wins 25-0

Many Spanish youth clubs are said to stop counting once the scoreline reaches double digits The coach of a Spanish youth team has been sacked after a 25-0 win – because the club’s management decided the margin of victory went against the spirit of the game. After defeating fellow Valencia side Benicalap C on 3 […]

Turkey jails UN judge in ‘breach of diplomatic immunity’

Turkey jails UN judge in ‘breach of diplomatic immunity’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The arrest of an opposition MP has also led to protests in the capital The United Nations says Turkey’s decision to convict one its judges is a breach of both diplomatic immunity and a binding legal order. Judge Aydin Sefa Akay, from the UN’s Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, was […]

London fire: No more survivors likely, say rescuers

London fire: No more survivors likely, say rescuers

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May speaks to fire commissioner Dany Cotton during a brief visit to the scene Rescuers do not expect to find anyone else alive in the west London block of flats which was engulfed by a massive fire, the fire service says. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said there were […]

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. Eyewitnesses said people […]