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

Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety inspection

London [UK], June 24 : In the aftermath of the tragic fire that broke out at the Grenfell Tower, residents from over 800 homes were evacuated following inspection of fire safety norms and its...

Jun 23, 2017 11:06 AM | Newsscroll

EU leaders slam Britain's Brexit citizens plan

Brussels, Jun 23 EU leaders warned today that Britain's plans to protect the rights of European citizens post-Brexit risked leaving them worse off, after Prime Minister Theresa May made what she...

Jun 23, 2017 9:16 PM | Newsscroll

UK must stay within EU: Bilimoria

By H S RaoLondon, Jun 23 It would be much better for the UK to end up staying in the EU as it is only a matter of time before the people see that the "Brexit emperor has no clothes", leading NRI...

Jun 23, 2017 9:03 PM | Newsscroll

May promises to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit

(EDS: Updating with fresh inputs)By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 23 Prime Minister Theresa May, known for her hardline stance on Brexit, has offered a sop to UK- based EU citizens by promising to allow...

Jun 23, 2017 8:25 PM | Newsscroll

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

London, Jun 23 US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain today to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror...

Jun 23, 2017 8:11 PM | Newsscroll

EU leaders cool on Britain's Brexit citizens plan

Brussels, Jun 23 EU leaders gave a distinctly cool response today to Britain's plans to protect the rights of European citizens living there after Brexit, after Prime Minister Theresa May set out...

Jun 23, 2017 5:53 PM | Newsscroll

Jeremy Corbyn overtakes Theresa May in UK popularity ratings

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jun 23 In a significant turnaround of fortunes, Britain's Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has edged past embattled Prime Minister Theresa May in popularity...

Jun 23, 2017 4:40 PM | Newsscroll

Merkel says UK offer on EU citizens 'a good start'

Brussels, Jun 23 German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a cautious welcome to British Prime Minister Theresa May's offer on EU citizens' rights post-Brexit, saying it was a "good start" but more...

Jun 23, 2017 4:11 AM | Newsscroll