News: World

Grenfell: 60 high-rises fail fire safety tests

Monday  01:20,   26 june 2017
Sky News

Sixty high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities have failed fire cladding safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell blaze, the Government has said. The figure amounts to a 100% failure rate as all buildings that were inspected have[...]

A grieving father buried a man he thought was his son — who turned up alive a week later

Monday  00:20,   26 june 2017
The Washington Post

"In loving memory of Frank M. Kerrigan," the funeral cards read, of a man who was very much alive.The dead man had a full head of wavy, brown-gray hair, the medical examiner noted in a report beneath Kerrigan’s name. He looked about the[...]

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

Sunday  23:55,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

ISTANBUL — Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed [...]

Man dies having been found unconscious on street after suspected 'altercation at taxi rank'

Sunday  18:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

Man dies having been found unconscious on street after suspected 'altercation at taxi rank'Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the alleged assault incident in Tramore, Co.[...]

Man dies having been found unconscious on street after suspected 'altercation at taxi rank'

Sunday  18:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

Man dies having been found unconscious on street after suspected 'altercation at taxi rank'Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the alleged assault incident in Tramore, Co.[...]

Grenfell Tower dead murdered by political decisions, says John McDonnell

Sunday  17:51,   25 june 2017
Press Association

The shadow chancellor was speaking at Glastonbury Festival’s Left Field.Mr McDonnell spoke at Glastonbury Festival’s Left Field a day after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn drew a crowd of thousands to the[...]

Nicola Sturgeon leads the tributes to former SNP leader Gordon Wilson after he dies aged 79

Sunday  15:50,   25 june 2017
MSN

The 79-year-old led the party for 11 years and dedicated his life to campaigning for an independent Scotland.Wilson, who was leader of the party from 1979 to 1990, died in hospital after a short illness and is survived by wife Edith, daughters[...]

'My business, health and reputation were destroyed' - Mother-of-two on former friend who stole 'thousands' through fraud

Sunday  15:05,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

'My business, health and reputation were destroyed' - Mother-of-two on former friend who stole 'thousands' through fraudMother-of-two Linda Newman said her "business, health and reputation were destroyed" after an employee, who was[...]

Girl plunges 25ft from theme park ride into crowd

Sunday  14:05,   25 june 2017
Sky News

A teenage girl has plunged eight metres (25ft) from a halted theme park ride into a crowd of people trying to catch her. The unnamed 14-year-old fell from the Sky Ride at Six Flags Amusement Park in Lake George, New York state, on Saturday[...]

BREAKING: Five hurt after car crashes into pedestrians after Eid prayers in Newcastle

Sunday  13:16,   25 june 2017
MSN

Armed police were sent to the site of the crash in Westgate Road at around 9.30am this morning. Cops at the scene confirmed five people have been injured in the collision. It's understood a 42-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the[...]

Mitchell O'Connor in diversity row let-off

Sunday  12:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

Mitchell O'Connor in diversity row let-offSources close to Varadkar said he does not intend speaking to Mitchell O'Connor about her claim the Government was "not leading by example" on diversity. The source said the ­Taoiseach "will let it pass" [...]

Mitchell O'Connor in diversity row let-off

Sunday  12:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

Mitchell O'Connor in diversity row let-offSources close to Varadkar said he does not intend speaking to Mitchell O'Connor about her claim the Government was "not leading by example" on diversity. The source said the ­Taoiseach "will let it pass" [...]

'Do I have to be dead to be considered an emergency?' - Man (65) waited two days in A&E with dropping heartbeat

Sunday  12:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

A Dublin man whose heartbeat dropped to dangerous levels was made to wait two days in hospital before being treated.When this happens he requires defibrillation to regulate the[...]

'Do I have to be dead to be considered an emergency?' - Man (65) waited two days in A&E with dropping heartbeat

Sunday  12:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

A Dublin man whose heartbeat dropped to dangerous levels was made to wait two days in hospital before being treated.When this happens he requires defibrillation to regulate the[...]

'Passionate, kind, and impossible to get annoyed with' - Father and popular school principal killed off bike laid to rest

Sunday  12:20,   25 june 2017
Independent.ie

'Passionate, kind, and impossible to get annoyed with' - Father and popular school principal killed off bike laid to restFather-of-three Padraic Carney died while cycling to work after a car was in collision with his bicycle in Rathfarnham,[...]