Day of Rage protester angry at Conservatives voting down Housing Bill Play

Day of Rage protester angry at Conservatives voting down Housing Bill

Around one hundred people gathered on Parliament Square as part of what organisers had billed as the Day of Rage demonstration on June 21. The anti-government demonstration deliberately coincided with the Queens Speech, with the aim of demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.  Jun 22, 2017
Historic Great Mosque of al-Nuri and al-Habda minaret in Mosul destroyed by Islamic State Play

Historic Great Mosque of al-Nuri and al-Habda minaret in Mosul destroyed by Islamic State

Islamic State militants have blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul on June 21, along with its famous leaning al-Habda minaret, according to an Iraqi military statement.The Iraqi militarys media office distributed a picture taken from the air that appears to show the mosque and minaret flattened in the middle of the small houses of the Old City, the historic district where the militants are besieged.Iraqi officials had privately expressed the hope that the mosque could be captured in time for Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month. The first day of the Eid falls this year onJune 25 or 26 in Iraq. Jun 22, 2017