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Germany's Merkel says EU ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

Britain's ruling Conservative party unexpectedly lost its parliamentary majority last week, weakening Prime Minister Theresa May just days before negotiations over the UK's departure from the European Union start. "Let me tell you, the only certainty in this mess is that we will be leaving but that hasn't stopped a parade of former Prime Ministers and of former European commissioners lining up and attempting to get the British Government to backslide on its commitments".



A deadly blaze in London sparks a political crisis

Many residents blame the fire's rapid spread on cladding fitted to the outside of the tower in a recent refurbishment. Omnis Exteriors, a Worcester-based company specialising in ACM panelling, said it had been asked to supply Reynobond PE to Harley Facades, the contractor carrying out the cladding renovation of the west London tower block, The Guardian reported .


17 killed, 26 wounded in attacks on Mogadishu restaurants

17 killed, 26 wounded in attacks on Mogadishu restaurants

Witnesses said the attack was launched after the Iftar dinner for customers who are fasting for Ramadan. They were killing people on sight'. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility as the restaurant was under siege. "The unity and resilience of the people of Somalia shall win over those that seek to spread terror by disregarding the sanctity of human life", Madeira said.


Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

AP first reported the comments and the aide confirmed them to USA TODAY. Another congressional source said Trump used a vulgar phrase to describe the bill and urged the senators to make it " more generous". "I know we made mistakes on the Affordable Care Act ... and one of the criticisms we got over and over again was the vote was partisan, but you couldn't have a more partisan exercise than what you're engaged in right now".


Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and on Friday promised a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing. Rydon said the project met all building regulations, fire regulations and health and safety standards. He said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately ".