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Day: July 3, 2017

Grenfell Tower tenants illegally subletting given legal protection in bid
ENGLISH, London

Grenfell Tower tenants illegally subletting given legal protection in bid

    Grenfell Tower tenants illegally subletting given legal protection in bid to establish death toll Grenfell Tower tenants who were illegally subletting will not be prosecuted, the Government has announced in an attempt to help establish the number of victims of the deadly blaze. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said that new legal guidance would ensure anybody who was unlawfully renting out their property in the building would avoid charges. It comes as authorities face increasing pressure to establish a total death toll, with some people alleging survivors had not come forward to report those living in their flat as missing due to fear of reprisal. Police believe at least 80 people died in the blaze on Wednesday, June 14, but officials have said they may not know the fina...
Arab deadline effect: Qatar stock exchange drops
Arab world, ENGLISH

Arab deadline effect: Qatar stock exchange drops

    Qatar's stock exchange has dropped following an extended holiday closure as the tiny Gulf nation faces a deadline to accept demands from four Arab countries. The benchmark QE Index lost more than 3 percent Sunday before recovering some of its losses later in the trading session to close down 2.3 percent at 8,822.15. The market was last open before the Eid Al-Fitr holiday on June 22. That was the day that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain issued Qatar a 13-point list of demands and gave it 10 days to comply. Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states over Doha's links to terrorism, as a deadline to accept their demands expired on Sunday night. The countries have said they will impose further sanctions against Qatar if it does not comply wi...
Shameless Theresa May pleaded with David Cameron to support her DUP deal
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Shameless Theresa May pleaded with David Cameron to support her DUP deal

    Theresa May phoned David Cameron to beg him to support her deal to govern alongside the Democratic Unionist Party, according to reports. The Prime Minister is said to have called her predecessor the day before the agreement with the Northern Irish party was publicly confirmed. It is thought to be the first time the two have spoken in months and comes after a year of Mrs May distancing herself from her predecessor’s policies. The Times reported that Mrs May was desperate for Mr Cameron’s backing after losing her majority in June's election. Following the call, Mr Cameron offered to tweet out his support for the controversial deal - which will prop up Mrs May in the Commons. On Monday at 12.05, he tweeted: Task facing PM, given the circs, is to deliver the most stable govt p...
Numerous dead as tour bus goes up in flames after crash in Germany
ENGLISH, Europe

Numerous dead as tour bus goes up in flames after crash in Germany

    The charred structure of the coach remains as firefighters put out the blaze Up to 18 people are believed to have been killed after a coach collided with a lorry in southern Germany - causing it to catch fire. The accident happened on the A9 motorway near the town of Bayreuth in Bavaria at around 7am local time. Around 46 passengers, plus two drivers, were on board the tour bus at the time of the smash in which 30 people were hurt, some suffered serious injuries. Images of the scene showed both vehicles completely gutted by the blaze. Related video: Several feared dead after bus crash in Germany (Provided by PA) "Unfortunately, numerous people... lost their lives in this burning bus, said Steffen Seibert, a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Police spokesman Ju...
Again fires in Tower Hamlets St Paul’s within few hours (Video)
ENGLISH, London

Again fires in Tower Hamlets St Paul’s within few hours (Video)

Sumon Ahmed: Fires had happened in Tower Hamlets again within few hours. This fire incident happened on the 4th floor of a residential building in St. Paul's Way in front of St. Paul's Secondary School. According to the report, A woman jumped from the 4-storied building and was on the street. Ambulance workers are providing medical services to a leopard from a 4 storey building. In the social media, the woman's body is covered by a fire service worker. The 17-year-old is believed to have fallen to her death as the blaze swept through a third-floor maisonette in St Paul’s Way. Fire fighters and paramedics were called to the scene shortly before 6am where a man was rescued from a fourth floor bedroom before being rushed to hospital. Three other people, who escaped the blaze before fire fight...