UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

London, Jun 25 Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests.London officials...

Jun 25, 2017 4:47 AM | Newsscroll

Thousands evacuated as 27 UK high-rise towers fail safety test

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 24 Thousands of residents were today evacuated from four housing towers as the UK government in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found 27 high-rise residential...

Jun 24, 2017 5:02 PM | Newsscroll

Thai activist arrested for commemorating democratic revolution

Bangkok, Jun 24 Thai authorities today detained an activist attempting to mark the 1932 revolution that ended absolute monarchy, police said, a historical event that has become increasingly taboo...

Jun 24, 2017 10:37 AM | Newsscroll

London tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 23 A faulty fridge freezer sparked the huge fire that gutted a 24-storey residential tower in west London last week, Scotland Yard said today as it mulled slapping...

Jun 23, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Finsbury Park mosque attacker charged with terrorism-related murder

London [UK], June 23 : Finsbury Park mosque attacker Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related offences, said London police. The 47-year-old from Cardiff was also charged...

Jun 22, 2017 7:17 PM | Newsscroll

UK govt orders examination of fridge model that sparked London

tower fireBy H S RaoLondon, Jun 23 The British government has ordered an examination of Hotpoint's Fridge Freezer units following the Scotland Yard's statement that a faulty fridge of the same make...

Jun 23, 2017 5:49 PM | Newsscroll

London fire started with fridge, manslaughter charges could be

filed: policeBy Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 23 The massive fire that ripped through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London last week started with a faulty fridge and manslaughter charges could be...

Jun 23, 2017 5:03 PM | Newsscroll

London blaze survivors to be rehoused in luxury flats nearby

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 21 Hundreds of survivors of a massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower block in west London earlier this month are to be rehoused in a luxury development...

Jun 21, 2017 7:57 PM | Newsscroll

Scotland Yard to arm more officers with Taser stun guns

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 20 Over 1,800 additional police officers in the UK will be armed with Taser stun guns to deal with growing terrorist attacks and knife crime, the Scotland Yard announced...

Jun 20, 2017 7:25 PM | Newsscroll

Man arrested outside UK Parliament charged with assault

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 20 A man arrested near the gates of the British parliament last week has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assault on a policeman.Eniola Mustafa...

Jun 20, 2017 6:09 PM | Newsscroll