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London tower fire: What do we know so far?


Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a miracle if anyone were to be found alive. One woman who lived in the flats said she was woken by her neighbour who said a fire had started in his flat . I'm afraid the Government refused to do what was necessary and it's just heartbreaking to see that block now with smoke rising out of it and untold numbers of people have lost their lives. Lire la suite »

Say yes to veggies. Broccoli can help manage diabetes, finds study


The researchers considered 50 genes to screen 3,852 drugs for the compound which can reverse the impact of type 2 diabetes. Experiments were conducted on rats and they showed that this compound reduced glucose production by liver cells that were growing in culture and shifted the liver gene expression away from a diseased state in the rats with diabetes. Lire la suite »

Building blaze in London now out

More than 12 hours after the fire broke out, over 250 firefighters continued to battle the leaping flames and thick, choking smoke. The tragedy has sparked outcry from residents who claim their concerns about fire safety in the building had been ignored for over many years - despite a during a £10 million refurbishment last year - by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea , and the block's management company, according to the Guardian . Lire la suite »

At least 12 dead, dozens injured in London fire

Authorities will "seek to identify towers that might have a similar process of refurbishment, run a system of checks so that we can, as quickly as possible, give reassurance to people", said Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd. A lack of fire alarms, sprinklers and exit points also contributed to the fatalities, distraught residents told HuffPost UK on Wednesday. She said the first fire trucks were on the scene within six minutes. Lire la suite »

Greater Manchester celebrates the UK's first Clean Air Day


It is estimated that up to 2,000 people die prematurely in Greater Manchester each year due to air pollution. Greater Manchester is a WHO BreatheLife City Region, the first in the United Kingdom and there is a strong commitment on improving air quality from a range of organisations. Lire la suite »

Alliance Pharma (LON:APH) Analyst Target Changes

The share price of Alliance Pharma (LON: APH ) was down -2.88% during the last session with a day high of 52.00. Gru One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 0.08% or 147,097 shares in its portfolio. Numis Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, March 30 report. The company was maintained on Monday, January 23 by Numis Securities. Lire la suite »

Philippe recadre Bayrou, qui ne se démonte pas


Le parquet de Paris a ouvert vendredi une enquête préliminaire pour " abus de confiance et recel " pour déterminer si le MoDem a salarié des employés en les faisant passer pour des assistants parlementaires européens. "Je ne cherche pas à être latéral dans la majorité, je cherche à être central dans la majorité, enfin je veux dire le MoDem cherche à être central dans la majorité", a-t-il dit. Lire la suite »

Fire in London apartment tower: 12 dead, residents demand answers


Six people were killed while dozens more were injured when a night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London Wednesday, June 14. Flames from the inferno lit up the night and smoke spewed from the windows of the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington where more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze and went into the building with breathing apparatus. Lire la suite »

Non-bailable warrant against Baba Ramdev in 'beheading remark' case


Ramdev was summoned under Sections 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for his 'beheading'remark. "He also failed to appear despite summons and a bailable warrant", OP Chugh, the counsel for the complainant in the case, said. On March 2, Goyal had issued summons to Ramdev after a complaint was filed by Congress leader and former Haryana minister Subhash Batra seeking registration ... Lire la suite »

Michigan Health Chief Charged With Manslaughter For Flint Water Probe

State officials, including Lyon, have disputed the link between Legionnaires' Disease and lead-contaminated water . These are the most high-profile and severe charges in the Flint Water Crisis so far. Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette had stronger words for Lyon, however. Mr Lyon is alleged to have known for almost a year of the deadly outbreak and had "deliberately failed to inform the public" which resulted in Mr Skidmore's death. Lire la suite »

One in five children in rich countries in relative poverty


New Zealand performed particularly badly in terms of adolescent mental health, with the highest suicide rate in the world for people aged 15 to 19 - nearly three times the average for the countries surveyed. The world's third-biggest economy is ranked 23rd in reducing the number of children living in poverty of all its forms, indicating more than two decades of slow economic growth and deflation have widened the income gap among households with children . Lire la suite »

Duncan spoke with gunman minutes before shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Although a gunman shot at congressmen in Alexandria, Virginia the effects of the shooting are resonating here at home in SC. De Santis gave Fox News a similar account, saying he thought the man's approach and questions were "a little odd". Lire la suite »

Lincoln Riley hires Ruffin McNeill, his former boss, as Oklahoma assistant


McNeill has been serving as Virginia's defensive line coach under Bronco Mendenhall after ECU fired him following a 5-7 season in 2015. McNeill's first opportunities in the Power Five came with Texas Tech , coaching various positions on special teams and defense before being named an assistant head coach and later defensive coordinator. Lire la suite »

Head of Michigan Health Department Is Charged in Flint Probe

Schuette's office also added manslaughter to charges faced by four people: MI department of environment regional supervisor Stephen Busch; state head of drinking water Liane Shekter-Smith; Howard Croft, a former director of public works for Flint; and the emergency manager who ordered the water switch, Darnell Earley. Lire la suite »

Rep. Scalise Among Multiple Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.


The Washington Post , citing law enforcement officials, reported that Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business but had not renewed his inspection license after it expired in November. And having no self-defense, the field was basically a killing field. He tells them that they went to Iowa to campaign for Senator Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign. Lire la suite »

Fed raises rates and outlines balance sheet reduction plan


U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rates for the fourth time since December 2015, and unveiled plans to start trimming its balance sheet. While a narrower interest rate differential with the US should pressure the yuan, it was little changed in spot trade on Thursday at 6.7939 per dollar by midday. Lire la suite »

At least six dead in London apartment fire

Prime Minister Theresa May said she was "deeply saddened" by the situation and has called an emergency meeting to coordinate the response to the fire, which comes just 11 days after eight people were killed in a terror attack on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market. Lire la suite »

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate Slightly

In view of the stable economic conditions, the Fed plans to reduce its 4.5-trillion-U.S.dollar balance sheet later this year and unveiled detailed plan to trim its bond holdings. Citing recent inflation declines, greater household spending, and a steady job market, the Fed voted almost unanimously to increase the interest rate; as in March , when rates rose from 0.75% to 1.0%, Minneapolis Fed president Neel Kashkari was the lone holdout. Lire la suite »

Xbox One X Enhanced Games: Here's What It Means

Coming to games any game that can be played on Xbox One and Xbox One S can be played on this console plus the 42 games announced in the E3 event. Independent publishers tend to make blockbuster titles available for play on Xbox, PlayStation and personal computer hardware in an effort to sell creations to as broad an audience as possible. Lire la suite »

Michigan HHS director charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

The chief of MI state's health department and four others were charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday over the Flint water contamination scandal, the most serious criminal offenses leveled so far. Nayyirah Shariff, director of Flint Rising, said in a statement that Snyder should take responsibility for the manmade disaster and resign from the governorship. Lire la suite »

At least 6 killed, 74 injured in massive London high-rise blaze


She told reporters she feared firefighters would find more victims still inside the building. Others searched for information at makeshift centers set up at churches and recreation centers. and the first engines arrived within six minutes, Cotton said. Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very serious incident. Help! Help!' The fire brigade could only help downstairs. Lire la suite »