Van attack targets worshippers after prayers at London mosque

Jun 19, 2017

Van attack targets worshippers after prayers at London mosque

A van plowed into worshippers leaving a London mosque Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others in what witnesses said was a deliberate attack on Muslims. The hired vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers shortly after midnight at ...

Stay or go? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

Jun 18, 2017

Stay or go? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don’t automatically run for the stairs. Stay put and wait for instructions. That ...

Anger boils over as death toll in London tower block fire hits 30

Jun 17, 2017

Anger boils over as death toll in London tower block fire hits 30

Angry London residents heckled Prime Minister Theresa May and stormed local authority headquarters Friday as they demanded justice for the victims of a tower block fire that left 30 people dead, with dozens more unaccounted for. May was criticized for avoiding locals when she ...

Tragic London blaze highlights Britain's rich-poor divide

Jun 16, 2017

Tragic London blaze highlights Britain's rich-poor divide

Just a short walk from the social housing block in west London where 17 people — and perhaps many more — died this week in a devastating fire, are some of Britain’s wealthiest streets, lined with elegant, multimillion-pound townhouses. The borough of Kensington and ...

Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron hold talks

/ Jun 14, 2017

Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron hold talks

She wants to escape the European Union, he wants to embolden it. British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron held talks Tuesday from opposite sides of the Brexit front line and agreed that negotiations for Britain’s divorce from the European bloc ...