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How lax building rules and ambiguity contributed to Grenfell disaster - Financial Times;

How lax building rules and ambiguity contributed to Grenfell disaster - Financial Times

Financial TimesHow lax building rules and ambiguity contributed to Grenfell disasterFinancial TimesOn June 11, 1999, a disabled man was killed as a fire tore quickly through eight floors of the Scottish tower block he was living in. Alexander Linton, 55, may not be widely remembered, but his death sparked a review of Scottish building regulations ...France plans new cladding law after Grenfell fire disasterSky NewsGrenfell 'miracle baby': Why people invent fake victims of attacks and disastersBBC NewsHampshire and Southampton councils allay fears over schools' cladding after Grenfell Tower fireDaily EchoEagle Radio -News24 -The Boston Globe -Independent.ieall 216 news articles »

'ISIS recruiter' behind Paris attack Tarik Chadlioui fighting to stay in UK despite Spanish terror charges - The Sun;

'ISIS recruiter' behind Paris attack Tarik Chadlioui fighting to stay in UK despite Spanish terror charges - The Sun

The Sun'ISIS recruiter' behind Paris attack Tarik Chadlioui fighting to stay in UK despite Spanish terror chargesThe SunA CLERIC accused of radicalising a Bataclan gunman is battling to stay in Britain — claiming extradition to Spain on terror charges will breach his human rights. Tarik Chadlioui, 43, preached at the mosque attended by Omar Mostefai, the ISIS maniac ...Six held in Spain, UK and Germany in anti-jihadist raidsBBC NewsBirmingham counter-terror arrest: Alleged 'spiritual leader' of Majorca-based cell is heldTelegraph.co.ukSpain shuts down suspected ISIS cellArutz ShevaBirmingham Mail -The Times (subscription) -Deutsche Welle -Daily Mailall 27 news articles »

Rise in poorer students dropping out of university - BBC News;

Rise in poorer students dropping out of university - BBC News

BBC NewsRise in poorer students dropping out of universityBBC NewsRising numbers of students from more disadvantaged homes are dropping out of universities in England before completing their studies, figures show. The proportion of youngsters from disadvantaged families who do not continue after their first year has ...Oxford and Cambridge 'need to improve access for disadvantaged students'The GuardianNumber of poor students dropping out of university at highest level in five yearsTelegraph.co.ukPoorer students increasingly more likely to drop out of university early, figures showThe IndependentTimes Higher Education (THE) -News & Star -The Times (subscription)all 8 news articles »

Mascot Bradley Lowery's condition 'deteriorating fast', says mother - Belfast Telegraph;

Mascot Bradley Lowery's condition 'deteriorating fast', says mother - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMascot Bradley Lowery's condition 'deteriorating fast', says motherBelfast TelegraphThe six-year-old Sunderland fan, who has childhood cancer neuroblastoma, is “sleeping most of the time”. Bradley Lowery and his mother Gemma (Owen Humphreys/PA). 1 1 Bradley Lowery and his mother Gemma (Owen Humphreys/PA). June 28 2017.Cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery 'deteriorating fast', heartbroken family revealsEvening StandardSix-year-old cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery is "deteriorating fast", his devastated family revealMirror.co.ukBradley Lowery's condition 'deteriorating fast', heartbroken mum revealsBirmingham MailMetro -Gazette Live -ITV News -Liverpool Echoall 21 news articles »

Who is David Duckenfield and why is he charged over the Hillsborough disaster - Evening Standard;

Who is David Duckenfield and why is he charged over the Hillsborough disaster - Evening Standard

Evening StandardWho is David Duckenfield and why is he charged over the Hillsborough disasterEvening StandardFormer Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield is facing 95 individual charges of manslaughter in relation to the Hillsborough tragedy in 1989. On Wednesday, Sue Hemming, head of the special crime and counter-terrorism at the Crown Prosecution Service ...Hillsborough: Relatives welcome CPS decision to pursue charges against six including David DuckenfieldThe IndependentHillsborough: Criminal charges explainedBBC NewsHillsborough police commander charged with manslaughterFinancial TimesTelegraph.co.uk -Mirror.co.uk -Liverpool Echo -Daily Mailall 279 news articles »

Confusion after No 10 backtracks on end to public sector pay cap - The Guardian;

Confusion after No 10 backtracks on end to public sector pay cap - The Guardian

The GuardianConfusion after No 10 backtracks on end to public sector pay capThe GuardianGovernment hints at a possible end to the cap on pay rises for public sector workers have descended into utter confusion after Downing Street rapidly changed tack, insisting that the policy of limiting annual rises to 1% would remain in place. Hours ...Tory Government branded "shambles" over public sector pay cap U-turn as May survives Commons vote thanks to DUPHerald ScotlandDowning Street backtracks on end to public-sector pay freezeFinancial TimesTheresa May 'ready to review 1% cap on public sector pay rises'Belfast TelegraphSky News -HuffPost UK -The Independent -Mirror.co.ukall 19 news articles »

Brexit 'will blow hole in budget', EU commissioner warns - BBC News;

Brexit 'will blow hole in budget', EU commissioner warns - BBC News

BBC NewsBrexit 'will blow hole in budget', EU commissioner warnsBBC NewsThe UK's departure from the EU will leave a budget shortfall of at least €10bn (£8.8bn; $11.4bn), the budget commissioner has warned. Günther Oettinger said the bloc must either spend less or find new money to fill the gap, equivalent to an estimated ...Brexit set to blow hole in common EU budget, Brussels warnsFinancial TimesEU farm subsidies face chop due to Brexit budget holeIndependent.ieEU considers new taxes as it scratches its head over the budget funding shortfall from BrexitCity A.M.New York Times -Metro -Bloomberg -Mondaq News Alerts (registration)all 31 news articles »

London Bridge attack officer fought 'to keep people alive' - BBC News;

London Bridge attack officer fought 'to keep people alive' - BBC News

BBC NewsLondon Bridge attack officer fought 'to keep people alive'BBC NewsThe police officer who single-handedly tried to stop the London Bridge attackers took them on armed just with his baton. PC Wayne Marques of British Transport Police was temporarily blinded in one eye as the three attackers slashed at him with their ...Police officer describes how he took on all three London Bridge terrorists with just a batonThe IndependentPoliceman tells how he fought London Bridge attackers with batonThe GuardianHero officer describes fight with London Bridge attackersSky NewsTelegraph.co.uk -Independent.ie -HuffPost UK -The Australianall 33 news articles »

Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap - The Guardian;

Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap - The Guardian

The GuardianJeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay capThe GuardianJeremy Corbyn: 'Seven years of cuts to our emergency services has made us less safe.' Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Jeremy Corbyn. Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap. Labour leader will table amendment to Queen's ...Queen's Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay capBBC NewsCorbyn to tempt Tories with emergency service pay amendmentSky NewsIt's 10 years today since the last Labour leader to win a general election quit as PMWalesOnlineThe Independent -HuffPost UK -ChesterChronicle.co.uk -Spectator.co.uk (blog)all 314 news articles »

Man charged over 'sexual assault' of girl aged four - Belfast Telegraph;

Man charged over 'sexual assault' of girl aged four - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMan charged over 'sexual assault' of girl aged fourBelfast TelegraphA man has been charged with the sexual assault of a four-year-old girl. Conrad Asa Pritchard, 21, of Isaac Close, Salford is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, said Greater Manchester Police.Man charged with sexual assault of four-year-old girlThe GuardianMan charged with sexual assault of 4-year-old girl in SalfordThe IndependentMan, 21, charged with sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl in SalfordManchester Evening NewsBBC News -ITV News -2BRall 10 news articles »

Cyber attack could lead to military retaliation, says Fallon - Telegraph.co.uk;

Cyber attack could lead to military retaliation, says Fallon - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukCyber attack could lead to military retaliation, says FallonTelegraph.co.ukBritain could launch military retaliation such as air strikes against a future cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has suggested. Sir Michael Fallon warned potential attackers that a strike on UK systems “could invite a response from any domain - air ...UK defence secretary threatens military strikes against hackersBBC NewsBritain may go to war with foreign states attempting cyber attack on UK, Defence Secretary warnsThe SunBritain will back US over another Syria chemical attack, defence secretary saysCoventry TelegraphDaily Mail -Mirror.co.uk -Business Insider -RTall 20 news articles »

Nicola Sturgeon puts Scottish independence referendum bill on hold - BBC News;

Nicola Sturgeon puts Scottish independence referendum bill on hold - BBC News

BBC NewsNicola Sturgeon puts Scottish independence referendum bill on holdBBC NewsNicola Sturgeon has put her independence referendum plans temporarily on hold after announcing a "reset" of her proposed timetable. The first minister had called for an independence referendum to be held in the autumn of 2018 or spring of 2019.Second Scottish independence referendum plans on hold, Nicola Sturgeon tells HolyroodCoventry TelegraphNicola Sturgeon shelves second Scottish independence referendumThe GuardianNicola Sturgeon refuses to abandon indy ref 2 and promises new timetable in 2018Telegraph.co.ukSpectator.co.uk (blog) -The Scotsman -HuffPost UK -STV Newsall 157 news articles »

Doctors call for 'abortion on demand' as BMA votes to decriminalise procedure in heated termination debate - Mirror.co.uk;

Doctors call for 'abortion on demand' as BMA votes to decriminalise procedure in heated termination debate - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukDoctors call for 'abortion on demand' as BMA votes to decriminalise procedure in heated termination debateMirror.co.ukCurrently, women in England and Wales have to prove to a doctor that carrying on with their pregnancy is detrimental to their health to get permission for a termination. Without permission, abortion is a criminal offence. But medics at the British ...Why is the BMA trying to decriminalise abortion?Spectator.co.uk (blog)UK doctors' union calls for change in abortion lawDaily MailDoctors vote to lobby for liberalisation of abortion lawThe Christian Instituteall 30 news articles »

CCTV footage shows man get hit by bus in Reading then walking into the pub - The Independent;

CCTV footage shows man get hit by bus in Reading then walking into the pub - The Independent

The IndependentCCTV footage shows man get hit by bus in Reading then walking into the pubThe IndependentVideo footage has shown a man get hit by a bus – and then immediately get up and calmly walk into a pub. Simon Smith, 53, was walking down Gun Street in Reading at the weekend, when a purple double-decker bus came careening around a corner and hit ...Man walks away after being hit by double decker bus in ReadingSky NewsIncredible moment man is flattened by out-of-control bus... before getting back up and walking into a pubEvening StandardMan hit by bus as he crosses road - before walking away with bruisesDaily MailTelegraph.co.uk -ITV News -The Guardian -Metroall 75 news articles »

Couple blocked from adopting 'due to cultural heritage' - BBC News;

Couple blocked from adopting 'due to cultural heritage' - BBC News

BBC NewsCouple blocked from adopting 'due to cultural heritage'BBC NewsA Sikh couple claim they were advised by an adoption agency not to apply because of their "cultural heritage". Sandeep and Reena Mander said they were told by Adopt Berkshire that white British or European applicants would be given preference as only ...British Sikh couple take legal action after being advised not to adoptThe GuardianBritish Asian couple claim they were told not to bother applying to adopt baby 'because white couples get priority'Mirror.co.ukSikh couple 'told they could not adopt because only white babies were available'Telegraph.co.ukHuffPost -Metro -Maidenhead Advertiser -PoliticsHome.comall 37 news articles »

Tower cladding tests after Grenfell fire lack transparency, say experts - The Guardian;

Tower cladding tests after Grenfell fire lack transparency, say experts - The Guardian

The GuardianTower cladding tests after Grenfell fire lack transparency, say expertsThe GuardianCladding is removed for testing from one of the tower blocks in Salford City. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Grenfell Tower fire. Tower cladding tests after Grenfell fire lack transparency, say experts. Fire risk consultants suggest ...Grenfell fire: Landlords are refusing to submit their cladding to tests, reveals Sajid JavidThe IndependentCompany curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-riseDaily MailSwansea hospital cladding checked after Grenfell Tower fireBBC NewsEvening Standard -HuffPost UK -Hull Daily Mail -ChronicleLiveall 187 news articles »

Sinn Fein blasts DUP deal as 'blank cheque for Tory Brexit which threatens peace agreement' - Belfast Telegraph;

Sinn Fein blasts DUP deal as 'blank cheque for Tory Brexit which threatens peace agreement' - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphSinn Fein blasts DUP deal as 'blank cheque for Tory Brexit which threatens peace agreement'Belfast TelegraphSinn Fein President Gerry Adams leads out some of his party colleagues to speak to the. 4 4 Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams leads out some of his party colleagues to speak to the media at Stormont Castle in east Belfast as talks continue between the ...Stormont talks: Coveney warns time 'running out'BBC NewsDUP to seek corporation tax and air passenger duty deal to back ToriesThe GuardianThis Tory-DUP deal really is a pact with the DevilThe IndependentSpectator.co.uk (blog) -Herald Scotland -Nottingham Post -Daily Mailall 478 news articles »

EU citizens 'bitterly disappointed' with post-Brexit rights offer - The Guardian;

EU citizens 'bitterly disappointed' with post-Brexit rights offer - The Guardian

The GuardianEU citizens 'bitterly disappointed' with post-Brexit rights offerThe GuardianHundreds of pro-EU supporters gather in London on the first anniversary of the referendum to protest against Brexit and Theresa May's vision of it. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft. EU referendum and Brexit ...9 nasty details hidden in the small print of Theresa May's deal for EU citizens after BrexitMirror.co.ukBrexit: EU citizens in UK will lose right to stay if they leave for two yearsThe IndependentBusiness groups say UK's plans for EU nationals lack clarityFinancial TimesTelegraph.co.uk -HuffPost UK -New Statesman -Evening Standardall 149 news articles »

What is MDMA 'pink champagne'? - Manchester Evening News;

What is MDMA 'pink champagne'? - Manchester Evening News

Manchester Evening NewsWhat is MDMA 'pink champagne'?Manchester Evening NewsEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... MDMA crystals (Photo: Thawt Hawthje/ Wiki). Share. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links Sponsored Links.One dead and four critically ill after taking potent form of MDMAThe GuardianThis is what happens if you take too much MDMABBC NewsOne dead and four critically ill after taking MDMATelegraph.co.ukEagle Radio -The Independent -Mirror.co.uk -Belfast Telegraphall 32 news articles »

HMS Queen Elizabeth squeezes out of dockyard for the first time - and Russian spies are watching - Telegraph.co.uk;

HMS Queen Elizabeth squeezes out of dockyard for the first time - and Russian spies are watching - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukHMS Queen Elizabeth squeezes out of dockyard for the first time - and Russian spies are watchingTelegraph.co.ukBritain's largest ever warship has squeezed out of its dockyard, as the ship heads out on sea trials. The 65,000 ton HMS Queen Elizabeth slipped out of Rosyth dockyard and into open water through an exit with only 14in clearance on either side and 20in ...Royal Navy's new £3bn aircraft carrier sets sail for first timeFinancial TimesHMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier sets sail for sea trialsThe IndependentHMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to take to the seasThe GuardianEvening Standard -Plymouth Herald -Sky News -STV Newsall 69 news articles »