Politics

Government urged to block sale of 15 airfields which helped win WW2

THE DEFENCE Secretary was last night urged to stop the sale of more than a dozen forgotten airfields that played a critical role in WWII. A former Tory Minister has written to Gavin Williamson to express MPs’ “deep and growing alarm” over the Minist

World

Russia's Telegram ban 'failing'

The messaging app is working around attempts to block it by authorities.

United Kingdom

Woman followed into lift and stabbed repeatedly by man in north London

Police appeal for witnesses who may have seen a suspicious male near block of flats

United Kingdom

Chingford fire – Woman killed as fire tears through flats for adults with learning disabilities

A WOMAN has died after a fire ripped through a block of flats designed for adults with learning disabilities. Twelve people fled Connington Court in Chingford, north-east London, as firefighters rushed the scene at 2.14am. Pictures on social media showed

United Kingdom

Grenfell fraudster claimed his ‘father died in blaze to get £5,000 handout’

A SUSPECTED fraudster allegedly claimed his dad died in the Grenfell Tower inferno to get cash and a free hotel stay. Mohammad Ali Gamoota, 31, claimed they lived on the 24th floor of the North Kensington block when a fire ripped through it in June last y

Technology

Russia's Telegram block hits web users

Russia blocks millions of IP addresses in move to shut down Telegram messaging platform.

England

Cat 'thrown' 100ft from Birmingham block of flats

The RSPCA said the animal suffered a broken jaw but survived the fall.

Wales

Carl Sargeant leak report: Tories claim ministers trying to block debate

Welsh Tories claim the government is trying to block a debate calling for its publication.

Politics

Prince Charles WILL become head of the Commonwealth after the Queen dies despite attempts to block him from taking role

PRINCE Charles WILL take over as head of the Commonwealth after the Queen dies – ending weeks of speculation that he’d be snubbed. Commonwealth leaders are expected to agree the move at a retreat at Windsor Castle on Friday. It’s a major win for

Rally

Block to make WRC comeback in Catalunya

The 50-year-old American will tackle the Spanish event on October 25-28 at the wheel of a M-Sport Ford Fiesta entered under the 'Hoonigan Racing Division' banner alongside regular co-driver Alex Gelsomino.It will mark his first WRC appearance since he la

United Kingdom

Leaked Grenfell dossier reveals no residents would’ve died if tower block had been refurbished properly

NO Grenfell Tower residents would have died in the blaze had a refurbishment been carried out properly, a bombshell report claims. The probe also found that the transformation between 2014 and 2016 turned the block into a “tinderbox”. Details of the i

Technology

Russian court rules to block access to Telegram messenger: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court ordered on Friday that access to the Telegram messenger service should be blocked in Russia, state-run TASS news agency reported.

Scotland

First European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre turbine installed

The US president tried in vain to block the offshore wind farm near his Aberdeenshire golf complex.

World

Pope Francis warns 'culture of zapping' blocks path to holiness

Pope Francis warned on Monday that the internet can prevent young people and other Christians achieving holiness by ensnaring them in a “virtual reality” that fosters indifference to the suffering of others.

United Kingdom

Battersea fire breaks out on 13th floor of London tower block

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze on the 13th floor of a London tower block. Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters and officers took on a fire which broke out in Battersea this afternoon. A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: “Part of a 13th floor flat

World

Girl, three, watches her mum die in agony after her leg was ripped off by faulty lift door

TV presenter Aizat Abdisamat, 27, died from massive blood loss in her block of flats after her limb was torn from her hip when it got caught in the door as she went to visit her husband

United Kingdom

Tony Blair calls on Merkel to BLOCK Brexit in bid to ‘do everything possible to keep Britain in EU’

TONY Blair has called for Angela Merkel to block Brexit by doing “everything possible” to keep Britain in the EU. Arch-remainer Blair urged the German Chancellor to act and said  it would be a “mistake of historic proportions if the United Kingdom

Business

Facebook urged to block Nazi relic sales

The social media giant removes Third Reich memorabilia from site amid calls for tougher action.

World

Russia's request to play part in Salisbury nerve agent probe like arsonist 'investigating own fire', says UK ambassador

The UK Ambassador to the UN says the UK will not take lecturing from Russia, which 'has done so much to block the proper investigation of chemical weapons in Syria'

Entertainment

Snow Patrol star opens up about depression

"My will to live had ebbed away," says Gary Lightbody. who suffered writer's block for four years.

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