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  • Published on 24 Jun 2017

    The Glastonbury festival chants Jeremy Corbyn’s name as the Labour leader introduces hip-hop act Run The Jewels. Just what is going in with British politics?

  • Georgia Gould said fire service experts warned the north London council that residents were not safe in some council housing blocks.

  • Camden residents Gemma Biggs and Hanad Mohamed are refusing to leave their Camden council flats despite fire safety fears, calling the local authority’s actions “chaotic”.

  • The Russian president enjoys approval ratings Western leaders can only dream of, even as they dismiss him as an isolationist and authoritarian leader. What is the secret of Putin’s appeal?

  • Some 27 tower blocks across England have failed safety tests following the deadly fire in North Kensington. Thousands of residents face the prospect of emergency evacuations – but some are refusing to move.

  • High-rise council tenants are being forced to move after the Grenfell Tower blaze exposed wider safety concerns.

  • Published on 23 Jun 2017

    Henry Blofeld explains the secrets of great cricket commentary and talks about his most memorable Test.

  • He’s been the voice of Test match cricket for generations – colleagues describe him as “the sound track to summer”. But after 45 years in the commentary box, musing on everything from pigeons to the sandwiches, Blowers is retiring.  Henry Blofeld’s final Test match special, when England host the West Indies, will be broadcast in…

  • Dr Gary Wannan, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, and Louise Theodosiou, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discuss the impact of the Grenfell Tower disaster on the children affected and how they should be helped.

  • The Qatari-owned television network Al Jazeera has denounced what it calls an attempt to silence freedom of expression, after Saudi Arabia demanded that the broadcaster be shut down. The Saudis, plus other Gulf nations leading a blockade against Qatar, have issued a list of 13 demands in exchange for lifting a draconian two-week embargo. Qatar…

  • When Grenfell Tower was destroyed by fire last week, many families living in neighbouring blocks also had to evacuate their homes. Eleven-year-old Sara El Saied was amongst them. Sara was living with her family on Grenfell Walk, right opposite the tower, when the fire broke out. And from the moment the family fled that night,…

  • Millions of Americans seem destined to lose their access to health care, under a new bill due to be voted on by the Senate next week. President Trump is, as he promised, undoing Obamacare, the health system put in place by his predecessor. Democrats say poorer Americans will pay the price with their lives, but…

  • A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murder and attempted murder following the Finsbury Park terror attack. Darren Osborne was arrested after a van was allegedly driven into Muslim worshippers as they emerged from evening prayers at the north London mosque. Today people have been gathering there again for the…

  • What do EU citizens living in this country think about their future after Brexit? Will they feel welcome? How secure do they feel? Michael Crick has been finding out.

  • “Below our expectations.” “Particularly vague”. “Not a breakthrough.” Yes, it’s fair to say there was a less than ecstatic response from the other European leaders to Theresa May’s promise that three million EU citizens will be able to stay in the UK after Brexit. At the end of her first EU summit since she failed…