Top US Republican Steve Scalise shot at Virginia baseball field

Top US Republican Steve Scalise shot at Virginia baseball field

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game this morning at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia. Five people were injured in the shooting, including Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, as well as the suspect. Scalises office said Scalise was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery. He is listed in stable condition, his office said. Jun 14, 2017
Reverend describes how Grenfell Tower fire conjured images of 9/11

Reverend describes how Grenfell Tower fire conjured images of 9/11

Reverend Michael ODonoghue, the area Dean for Kensington, said that The Grenfell Tower inferno reminded him of that image of 9/11 where you had the blue sky and the block on fire. Grenfell Tower in west London caught fire on the morning of 14 June, killing several people and leaving hundreds displaced. Jun 14, 2017
Residents seen desperately waving for help from Grenfell Tower fire

Residents seen desperately waving for help from Grenfell Tower fire

A massive fire ripped through a 24-storey apartment block in west London before dawn on 14 June, causing fatalities and injuring dozens more after residents were left trapped inside. One resident can be seen waving a piece of white cloth from one of the upper floors as flames ravaged the tower. Jun 14, 2017
UK politicians react on social media after tragic Grenfell Tower fire

UK politicians react on social media after tragic Grenfell Tower fire

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she was deeply saddened by the loss of life at the tower block, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was devastated at the news.  At least six people have died after the 24-storey tower block caught ablaze in the early hours of 14 June. Jun 14, 2017
Video shows onlookers staring at burning tower in London

Video shows onlookers staring at burning tower in London

Around 200 firefighters were deployed to tackle a huge fire at a high-rise apartment block in the Latimer Road area of West London in the early hours of 14 June. The Metropolitan Police have confirmed six deaths related to the fire and they expect the number to rise. Jun 14, 2017
Eyewitnesses describe chaotic scenes at west London fire

Eyewitnesses describe chaotic scenes at west London fire

Several people have been killed in a huge fire that has engulfed and destroyed a large block of flats in west London. Hundreds of firefighters tackled the inferno at Grenfell Tower which consumed almost the entire building near White City, west London, in the middle of the night. Jun 14, 2017