So far, at least 435 high-rise and publicly owned buildings have been identified as containing Aluminium Composite Cladding, like Grenfell’s.
A life-extending drug for people with cystic fibrosis will become available on NHS England after a deal with the pharma company which makes it. Orkambi improves lung function and reduce breathing difficulties and can be taken by children as young as two. It originally came at a cost of £100,000 a year, but a confidential…
As she concludes an overseas tour of South Africa with her husband, the Duchess of Sussex has launched a legal action against The Mail on Sunday for publishing a handwritten letter she sent to her father.
The millionaire businessman Arron Banks, who spent £8m on the Brexit campaign, has put a controversial South African diamond mine on the market. Mr Banks confirmed to Channel 4 News that the Newlands mine in Barkly West, Northern Cape province is up for sale for ZAR10m – just over £500,000. In a statement Mr Banks told…
Tory MPs are calling him dangerous, an unelected foul-mouthed oaf, a man who isn’t even thought to belong to a political party, who’s been found in contempt of parliament and has never played by any of the rules.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an extra £1.8 billion to upgrade NHS hospitals across England.
Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to break up protests – after one group began throwing bricks and vandalising a police station.
The Metropolitan Police launched a stinging attack on the Electoral Commission.
The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran has accused Boris Johnson of being “delusional” and “complacent”, after the Conservative frontrunner claimed he was not to blame for her prolonged incarceration.
Between a rock and a hard place: the Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned the many MPs vying to be the next Tory leader that they might not stay in Number 10 for long if they don’t listen to Parliament and instead push for a No Deal Brexit.
It is now day four of disruption caused by the group Extinction Rebellion. More than 480 people have been arrested and the Home Secretary has said police must use the “full force of the law” against them.
Four environmental activists have glued themselves together and chained themselves to the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s house. Its unclear just how much disruption that has caused – but more than 300 people have now been arrested after 3 days of protests in London over climate change.
Experts say the next 24 hours are crucial to protecting Notre-Dame’s stone and wood structure from even more damage. Architects involved in other restoration projects warn that it will take years, even decades, to repair the damage.
A convicted IRA terrorist has told a court the names of four men he claims were responsible for the Birmingham pub bombings, 45 years ago.
The parent company of Cambridge Analytica, which was involved in the Facebook data-harvesting scandal, has been fined £15,000 for failing to fully respond to a US citizen’s request for the information it obtained about him.