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Grenfell Tower Fire: All 75 High Rises Tested So Far Fail Safety Checks, Sajid Javid Says

All 75 high-rises to undergo fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze have failed so far, Sajid Javid announced as he urged councils to send samples for testing quicker.

Channel 4 News' Krishnan Guru-Murthy Berates Brandon Lewis For Not Saying Grenfell Tower Fire Exposed Failure

Channel 4 News’ Krishnan Guru-Murthy has berated the ex-fire minister, live on air, after he refused to agree that the Grenfell Tower fire exposed a “catastrophic failure in the system to protect people”.

Harriet Harman Demands Change In Law To Protect Alleged Rape Victims After Ched Evans Case

Veteran Labour MP Harriet Harman is demanding a change in the law to protect alleged rape victims from having their past sexual history pored over in court.

We've Hit Peak Beauty Hack With People Using Toilet Seat Covers To Blot Oily Skin

We’re all about a DIY beauty hack; anything that can save us a little bit of money and keep us feeling like our best selves 24/7 is usually a guaranteed winner.

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EU Citizens: Theresa May Refusing To Give In To Brussels Demands On Family Rights

Theresa May is refusing to back down over two key EU demands on citizens rights as she announced the full details of her post-Brexit offer.

EU Citizens' Rights: Here's Everything Theresa May Is Offering After Brexit

Theresa May has set out her plans for EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit.

The DUP's £1 Billion Confidence And Supply Deal Could Buy These 9 Things

The DUP has signed a deal to prop up the Tory minority Government and earned itself £1 billion in the process.

Scotland and Wales Are Furious About Theresa May Giving Northern Ireland £1bn

The Tories’ deal with the DUP was branded a “straight bung” as anger flared across Great Britain over the extra £1bn for Northern Ireland.

Grown Man Steals The Show As 'Flower Girl' At His Cousin's Wedding

Flower girls are usually under the age of eight. They show up to weddings in adorable dresses, warm hearts by throwing a few petals, then fall asleep at the end of the ceremony.


J.K. Rowling Sends Message To 'Harry Potter' Fans On 20th Anniversary Of 'Philosopher's Stone' Release

J.K. Rowling has thanked her army of fans as she celebrated the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book being released.


Piers Morgan Annihilates Alok Sharma In Car-Crash Interview Over Grenfell Tower

Housing Minister Alok Sharma has been slammed for failing to answer “simple” questions around the Grenfell Tower fire in a heated, car-crash television interview that lasted 15 minutes.


DUP Agrees £1bn Confidence And Supply Deal With Conservative Party To Keep Theresa May In Power

Theresa May has secured a deal with Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) that will see the Northern Ireland party prop up her minority Conservative government.


AirAsia Plane Passengers ‘Told To Pray’ As Aircraft Begins Shaking Mid Air

Passengers on board an Air Asia flight have told of their terror after the plane they were travelling on began violently shuddering mid-flight “like a washing machine.”

Housing Benefit: The Black Hole That Continues To Grow

Something deeply worrying has happened to our private rented market. Since 2011, as benefits have been cut back, a black hole has started to appear in our welfare system for private renters. This black hole is the widening gap between…


The Waugh Zone Monday June 26, 2017

She knows she’s not popular, but Theresa May will try to return to at least looking Prime Ministerial again today. With a likely DUP-Tory agreement securing her short-term future, she will strive for gravitas with her first proper Commons…

Police Issue Urgent Warning As Seven People Seriously Ill After Taking 'Pink Champagne' MDMA

An urgent warning has been issued after seven people became seriously ill after taking what is thought to be a type of MDMA.

Forest Gate Protest Leaves Six Police Officers Injured After Demonstration Over Death Of Edir Frederico Da Costa

Six police officers were injured in a violent clash with protestors in east London over the death of a man following a traffic stop.


Corbyn's Bold, Listening Labour Is The Natural Party Of Business

Everything I am, everything good in my life, and everything I have achieved I owe to the Labour Party and to a Labour government. Today people see a successful entrepreneur who sits on the boards of several public companies and charities…

Holding Down Public Servants' Pay Is Now An Electoral Liability Not A Responsible Spending Policy

No-one can fail to be impressed - and moved - by the dedication on show from our brilliant emergency services in recent weeks. Our heroic firefighters - returning again and again to try to get people out of Grenfell Tower. Medical, nursing…

Tory Voters Want An End To The Public Sector Pay Freeze, New GQR/TUC Poll Shows

Theresa May is facing fresh pressure to end the public sector pay freeze after a new poll found an overwhelming number of floating Tory voters back Labour on the issue.

Sunday, Jun 25

Jeremy Corbyn Tells Michael Eavis He'll Be Prime Minister 'In Six Months'

Jeremy Corbyn has signalled he would scrap the UK’s nuclear weapon as soon as possible and thinks he’ll be Prime Minister by Christmas - at least that’s what Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis said the Labour leader told him.

Sixty Tower Blocks Fail Fire Cladding Safety Tests After Grenfell Blaze

Sixty high-rise buildings in 25 local authority areas have failed fire cladding safety tests, the Government has said.

David Davis Admits He's Not Sure The UK Will Get A Brexit Deal

David Davis is “not 100% sure” the UK will get a free trade deal with the EU after Brexit, he admitted today.

Grenfell Cladding Probe Sees Tally Of Failed Properties Rise To 34

Some 34 high-rise buildings in 17 local authorities across the country have failed fire cladding safety tests after the Grenfell Tower disaster, the Government has said.

Saturday, Jun 24

Jeremy Corbyn Glastonbury Speech: Labour Leader Mocks Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn came out to cheers and crowds normally reserved for headline acts at Glastonbury on Saturday and couldn’t help but take a shot at Donald Trump.

UK Parliament Suffers 'Sustained' Cyber-Attack As All MPs Targeted By Hackers, Sources Tell HuffPost UK

The UK Parliament has come under a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack aimed at MPs and their offices, HuffPost UK can reveal.

Andrea Leadsom's 'Patriotic' Brexit Broadcasting Call Slammed By Tim Farron As 'Sinister'

Calls by a Cabinet minister for broadcasters to be “patriotic” over Brexit have been branded “sinister” by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

Camden Flats Evacuation Sees 83 Residents Refuse To Leave Chalcots Estate Amid Fire Safety Concerns

Eight three people have refused to leave their homes on the Chalcots Estate in north London where hundreds of residents were evacuated on Friday night amid fire safety concerns.

Friday, Jun 23

Theresa May Looks Exhausted As She Leaves EU Summit In Brussels

Theresa May looked exhausted as she emerged from the EU Summit in Brussels on Thursday evening.

Darren Osborne Charged After Finsbury Park Terror Attack

A 47-year-old man has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near Finsbury Park mosque, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Grenfell Tower Investigators To Consider Manslaughter Charges

Police will consider manslaughter charges as part of the investigation into the Grenfell Tower blaze, which left at least 79 people dead.

EU Citizens In Limbo

A year ago my adopted home country decided to leave the European Union. I woke up in the morning and saw my world turned upside down in a way only the fall of the Berlin Wall had done previously. This time an invisible wall was being…

Thursday, Jun 22

EU Citizens To Get Chance To Stay In UK After Brexit As Theresa May Makes 'Fair And Serious Offer'

EU nationals who have lived in the UK for five years or more could be given “settled status” and allowed to stay, Theresa May has said as she made a “fair and serious offer” to European Union leaders.

Grenfell Tower: Seven High-Rise Blocks Found To Have Combustible Cladding

Combustible cladding has been found on seven-high rise blocks of flats in four local authority areas in England, Downing Street has said.

Theresa May Reveals Tests Show Other Towers 'Combustible' Following Grenfell Tower Fire

Theresa May has said tests on cladding on tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire have shown “a number” are “combustible”.

'Chaotic Brexit' Now More Likely Thanks To May's Election Failure, Warn Experts

A chaotic Brexit is now more likely thanks to Theresa May’s election cock-up, experts behind a new report into the EU referendum result are warning.