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Another London attack!

One dead as van rams pedestrians near London mosque London, United Kingdom | AFP |  A van ran into pedestrians near a north London mosque, killing one man and injuring eight others in an incident that police on Monday said was being investigated by counter-terrorism officers. The 48-year-old driver of …

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UPDATE: 58 presumed dead in London tower block blaze

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The presumed death toll from the London tower block inferno jumped to 58 on Saturday as embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, accused of misreading the growing anger over the tragedy, pledged action after meeting survivors desperately seeking answers. Dozens of people were still missing …

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London tower block fire finally extinguished, 30 dead

  Toll rises to at least 30 dead in London tower block fire: police London, United Kingdom |  The toll from the London tower block fire has risen to at least 30 people dead and the flames have now been extinguished, police said on Friday. “We know that at least …

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12 dead as deadly fire engulfs London tower block

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  At least 12 people perished on Wednesday after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified residents had leapt from the tower and dropped their children in a desperate bid for survival. As smoke continued to billow from the …

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Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, trapping residents inside as 200 firefighters battled the blaze. Witnesses could hear screaming from the upper floors as the flames rose and one desperate resident could …

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The Guardian to move to tabloid format

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain’s Guardian newspaper is to move to a tabloid format in early 2018 as part of its “three-year transformation programme,” parent company Guardian Media Group (GMG) announced on Tuesday. The Guardian’s sister Sunday title The Observer will also be downsized from their shared Berliner …

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Britain’s May apologises to own MPs for election ‘mess’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May took the blame for the ruling Conservatives’ disastrous performance at last week’s elections, as she faced her party’s angry MPs on Monday, seeking to ward off any challenge to her leadership. “I got us into this mess, and I’m …

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Big names in, big names out in British election

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  As the British general election results rolled in on Friday, here are some of the big names who were voted out of parliament and others who will be returning. – Voted out – NICK CLEGG — The former deputy prime minister and ex-Liberal Democrat …

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