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Fire at a block of flats in south London

The London Fire Brigade received more than 30 calls about the fire.

Prince Harry urged to provide ‘hard evidence’ to back phone hacking claims

The duke also said his motivation for taking legal action was to protect Meghan Markle from similar treatment

Government announces Teesworks panel as Labour brings vote over inquiry decision

Shadow communities secretary Lisa Nandy has been calling for the National Audit Office to lead the investigation into the major development.

Daily and Sunday Telegraph and Spectator up for sale after row with lenders

Howard and Aidan Barclay removed as directors of parent firm


Senior medics demand higher overtime to cover for striking junior doctors

Hundreds have said they will not provide cover unless their employers agree to the demand.

West Ham fans ‘attacked by Fiorentina supporters armed with chains’ in Prague

Czech police detained several people following the clash outside the Tek’ila Tek’ila bar in the city centre.

Croydon fire: Huge blaze at block of flats as 60 firefighters tackle flames

The cause of the fire on Whitehorse Road in Croydon, south London. is not yet known

Court sees CCTV footage of custody sergeant being shot dead in police cell - OLD

Jurors at Northampton Crown Court were played footage of Louis De Zoysa being wrestled to the floor after Sergeant Matt Ratana was shot in the chest.

Jury shown CCTV of moment police officer shot dead in cell ‘by arrested man in handcuffs’

Jurors at Northampton Crown Court were played footage of Louis De Zoysa being wrestled to the floor after Sergeant Matt Ratana was shot in the chest.

Teenager handed three-year prison term for raping 12-year-old

Myles Harris was 18 at the time of the attack, which meant his jail sentence was shorter than had he been older.

Sinn Fein ‘cannot ride two horses’ when it comes to NI’s troubled past – Martin

The Tanaiste was commenting amid a row over the planned attendance of a Sinn Fein MP at an event billed as the South Armagh Volunteers Commemoration.


Gray’s Inn bomb accused was ‘using loo’ when police arrived at manor, court told

Jonathan Nuttall was unhappy at the prospect of losing his family home, a court heard.

Airline saves the day after bridesmaid forgets her dress

New mother Lauren Fernandes forgot her dress for Gemma O’Shea’s wedding in Cyprus, so travel firm TUI stepped in to help.

Some organisations ‘somewhat slow’ over Arena inquiry findings, chairman says

The response to the 2017 terrorist attack has been heavily criticised by a public inquiry into the events of that day.

Rishi Sunak will accept a recession if necessary to get inflation rates down

Rishi Sunak has backed interest-rate hikes to calm inflation even if they increase the risk of the UK entering a recession.

England on track to end new HIV transmissions by 2030, says Government

The Department of Health and Social Care said new transmissions fell by almost a third between 2019 and 2021.

Experts say AI could pose same risks as nuclear war and pandemics, says Sunak

The Prime Minister said he wanted to avoid ‘scaremongering’ about the risks posed by AI technology.

‘Hard to control emotions’ amid Kherson flooding, says Ukrainian aid worker

Father Vitaliy Novak, chairman of Depaul International, called for more financial aid to help those worst affected by the floods.

Sunak denies fear of embarrassment behind bid to stop Covid inquiry seeing texts

The Cabinet Office is challenging inquiry chairwoman Baroness Hallett’s request for Boris Johnson’s unredacted WhatsApp messages.

Sunak says he would let robots look after his grandmother and teach his children

Advances in technology have ‘improved our lives throughout time and will continue to do so’

Ukraine’s long-term future to be on agenda at Sunak and Biden meeting

The Prime Minister said there was still no ‘definitive answer’ about whether Russia was responsible for the destruction of the Kakhovka dam.

Scotland’s deposit return scheme delayed for fourth time

Scottish circular economy minister Lorna Slater said it will not now begin until October 2025 ‘at the earliest’.


Lack of devolution could put NI on path to joint British/Irish rule, MPs told

Westminster would not make decisions on governing the region without consent from the Irish government, a Commons committee was told.

Left-leaning Welsh Labour MP says process ‘unfair’ after losing selection bid

Beth Winter claimed she will be ‘taking advice and soundings’ on her next steps.

Czech police detain 16 people amid clash between Fiorentina and West Ham fans

Officials in Prague said West Ham supporters were attacked in a bar in the city.

Prince Harry court case – live: Duke says phone hacking case is for Meghan as he fights back tears

Duke of Sussex returns to High Court to give evidence against Daily Mirror publisher

First heat health alert of the year issued ahead of sweltering 30C weekend

Parts of the country will be hotter than Marbella, Ibiza and Tenerife as a ‘plume of warm air’ moves in.

Kate shows off sporting skills in game of walking rugby

The Princess of Wales was visiting Maidenhead Rugby Club as part of her Shaping Us campaign.

Michael Gove and Keir Starmer criticise Roger Waters amid antisemitism claims

The minister said the rocker was ‘falling short’ of expectations that people with a significant public profile did not ‘abuse their platform’.