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Grenfell Inquiry: Kitchen fire spread to cladding in 10 minutes

[ad_1] Picture copyright AFP/Getty The recommendation for Grenfell Tower residents to remain of their flats ought to have been reconsidered as soon as the fireplace reached the skin, which took simply 10 minutes.The Grenfell Inquiry heard the small kitchen fireplace broke out by means of a uPVC window becoming, igniting the cladding.Professor Jose Torero, a hearth security skilled, mentioned from that second "the stay-put technique was compromised" and evacuation ought

In full: Nicola Sturgeon interview with Laura Kuenssberg on Brexit

[ad_1] SNP chief Nicola Sturgeon says she desires to type a "coalition of opposition" to Theresa Could's Brexit plans with Labour and different events, forward of a vote of MPs at Westminster.Scotland's First Minister tells the BBC's Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg she has held "exploratory" talks with Jeremy Corbyn and, in a separate assembly, with different opposition celebration leaders.She says she desires to make sure that a no-deal Brexit isn't
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Likely next Interpol chief Prokopchuk ‘fox in the henhouse’, US senators say

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Russian Alexander Prokopchuk is the frontrunner to turn out to be the following Interpol chief A Russian official is predicted to turn out to be the brand new head of Interpol, regardless of considerations that Moscow has used the company to focus on its opponents.Alexander Prokopchuk, a veteran of the nation's inside ministry, is favorite to be elected on Wednesday.It follows the disappearance

Work with Plaid and SNP on Brexit, Price urges Labour

[ad_1] Picture caption Adam Value says "the least worst choice if there's to be a Brexit is single market membership" Labour ought to attempt to agree a substitute for Theresa Could's Brexit plan with different opposition events, Plaid Cymru's chief has stated.Adam Value spoke as doubts proceed over whether or not MPs will again the prime minister on the EU withdrawal deal. Opposition MPs ought to see if "we truly
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Huge waterspout hits Italy’s south-western city

[ad_1] Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex that happens over a physique of water An enormous waterspout has been captured on video shifting from the ocean and hitting Italy's south-western metropolis of Salerno. Eyewitnesses mentioned the whirling column of air and water lifted containers within the metropolis's port space. There have been no reviews of any accidents.The uncommon phenomenon was noticed at about 15:00

Six celebrities who were injured… by their children

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Coombes has been compelled to cancel gigs because of his harm We have all been there - a soccer within the face throughout a kickabout along with your niece, or a whack on the ankle by your son's out-of-control scooter.So it is good to know we mere mortals aren't the one ones to undergo by the hands of our beloved offspring.Music star Gaz
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Tekashi 6ix9ine: What the latest charges could mean for the US rapper

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Pictures Tekashi 6ix9ine is going through jail time, once more. This time, it is for his involvement with a violent US gang.He was arrested on Sunday night time and faces 32 years in jail for racketeering and different offences, in keeping with a prosecuting US lawyer.The sentence can be for all times in jail and stems from his involvement with the 9 Trey Bloods.The 9 Trey
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Officer fired for ‘watching DVD as homeless man froze to death’

[ad_1] Picture copyright Google Picture caption Officers discovered Pericles Malagardis unresponsive exterior Uxbridge Police Station 4 hours after he had been ejected A Met Police officer who threw a homeless man out of a police station and watched a DVD as he died exterior has been fired. Pericles Malagardis, a 63-year-old man who was sleeping tough at Heathrow Airport, had gone to Uxbridge Police Station to gather his canine.He was

What to look for in Brexit declaration?

[ad_1] Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Gatwick airport: Brexit's impression shall be felt at UK borders The EU and UK are poised to finish the doc that can spell out the form of their future post-Brexit relationship and pave the best way for a commerce deal. The Political Declaration on the longer term framework will sit alongside the Withdrawal Settlement that settles the phrases of the UK's departure, however
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Spitfire and Chinook in near miss at RAF Cosford

[ad_1] Picture copyright Airprox UK Picture caption {A photograph} included in a report following the incident reveals the plane in shut proximity. A Chinook and Spitfire had a close to miss after a follow show forward of an air present.The helicopter was cleared to land on a runway at RAF Cosford, Shropshire on 9 July however needed to transfer after the co-pilot noticed the Spitfire coming in. The Spitfire pilot