Why the UK is worried about a Conservative-DUP deal – CNBC

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London Attack Near Mosque Investigated as Terrorism – New York Times

According to the office of the mayor of London, in the six days after the terrorist attack at London Bridge and Borough Market on June 3, the Metropolitan Police reported 120 Islamophobic events, compared with 36 the previous week. It added that hate crimes in general had been growing. On Monday, the Muslim Association of […]

UK Officials Said Material on Tower Was Banned. It Wasn’t. – New York Times

The United States and other countries allow only low buildings to use such cladding because of the fire hazard. British regulations may seek to limit the spread of the flames by requiring builders to divide potentially flammable cladding with fireproof barriers at horizontal or vertical intervals. But engineers and experts say that such barriers have […]

Brexit talks begin with UK in disarray – CNNMoney

Brexit talks have finally begun. Officials negotiating the first departure of a country from the European Union agreed Monday to a framework for discussions that promise to be the most consequential for the United Kingdom since the end of World War II. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } currentParagraph […]

Brexit ‘will enhance’ UK wildlife laws – Gove – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Gove was announced as the new environment secretary following the 8 June general election Any Brexit changes to the UK’s wildlife laws will increase – not reduce – environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged. The new Environment Secretary said he wanted to enhance current rules safeguarding Nature wherever possible. […]

UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation – Fox News

LONDON –  The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London’s Grenfell Tower may have been banned under U.K. building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people. Trade Minister Greg Hands said the government is carrying out an “urgent […]

UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire – ABC News

The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London’s Grenfell Tower may have been banned under U.K. building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people. Trade Minister Greg Hands said the government is carrying out an “urgent inspection” of the […]

UK business groups plead for economy to be put first in Brexit talks – The Guardian

Britain’s biggest business groups have made a joint plea to the government to put the economy first in Brexit talks and to secure a transitional deal that preserves access to the European single market. The five lobby groups, including the British Chambers of Commerce and the CBI, have also called on ministers to prioritise an […]

UK weather: Britain could bask in hottest June day since 1976 – Telegraph.co.uk

On Saturday, the mercury peaked at 30.2C (86.36F) in Teddington. Mr Powell also said on Saturday: “We have seen the hottest day of the year so far. “Sunday and Monday will see repeat performances of Saturday, with a lot of England and Wales seeing dry, sunny, warm, humid weather with high UV, high pollen. “The […]

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