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Police confirm 255 residents managed to escape the Grenfell Tower blaze

Police confirm 255 residents managed to escape the Grenfell Tower blaze

When the new council chief was asked again about visiting council-owned high-rise buildings in the borough, she replied: "I haven't been into the high-rise council blocks before but I am certainly doing that now". Commander Stuart Cundy said the human cost of the blaze on June 14 "is something we are all still trying to fully comprehend". Following PMQs today, MPs will gather at the House of Commons for a debate on the inquiry into the disaster.


Arrests made over 100 kg gold coin robbery in Berlin

Arrests made over 100 kg gold coin robbery in Berlin

The arrests came on Wednesday as part of an investigation involving 300 police officers. They stole the 100-kilogram gold coin known as the " Big Maple Leaf ", a commemorative coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007, and made off with it using a wheelbarrow they found inside the building.


Netanyahu's lawyer being held in submarine corruption deal inquiry

Netanyahu's lawyer being held in submarine corruption deal inquiry

The investigation, also known as "Case 3000", centers on allegations that Shimron, pushed for multi-billion shekel deals in favor of German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp, which is his client in Israel . Shimron is also Netanyahu's second cousin, and suspicions arose late past year that the prime minister helped push the purchase through despite opposition from the IDF and ministry of defense officials, Deutsche Welle reports .


Woman arrested over death of stabbed Dublin toddler

Woman arrested over death of stabbed Dublin toddler

An adult female (early 40s) was also injured in the incident and was taken to St. Jame's Hospital where her condition was described as serious. The boy was stabbed in the upper chest at a flat in Poddle Park, Kimmage, and pronounced dead at the scene.


Troops depart to Djibouti at China's first overseas military base

Troops depart to Djibouti at China's first overseas military base

The base will ensure China's performance of missions, such as escorting, peace-keeping and humanitarian aid in Africa and west Asia. "The base will likewise be helpful for overseas undertakings including military participation, joint activities, clearing and ensuring overseas Chinese and crisis safeguard, and additionally mutually keeping up the security of global vital seaways", the report .