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Manchester attack: Hundreds gather to remember victims

Manchester attack: Hundreds gather to remember victims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People hugged as a minute’s silence was held to remember the victims An emotional memorial service marking the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack has been held. Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when a bomb was detonated at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on […]

Grenfell Tower: Video of blaze shown without warning triggering walk out

Grenfell Tower: Video of blaze shown without warning triggering walk out

Image copyright Grenfell Inquiry Image caption Six members of the Choucair family spanning three generations died Families of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire left an inquiry in tears after a video of the blaze was shown without a warning. One person reportedly collapsed outside the hearing after seeing the video, which included footage […]

Harry and Meghan attend first royal event since wedding

Harry and Meghan attend first royal event since wedding

Image copyright PA Image caption More than 110,000 people flocked to Windsor to watch the Duke and Duchess of Sussex marry The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have attended a Buckingham Palace garden party for their first royal engagement as a married couple. The duchess wore a dress by Goat and a hat by Irish […]

Acid attack: Mark van Dongen’s father a ‘broken man’

Acid attack: Mark van Dongen’s father a ‘broken man’

Image caption Kees van Dongen said looking after his son and the trial had left him financially “wiped out” The father of Mark van Dongen, who took his own life a year after his girlfriend poured acid over him, said he is now a “broken man”. Berlinah Wallace, 48, hurled the corrosive fluid at the […]

Manchester attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

Manchester attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

Image copyright Various Image caption Twenty-two people were killed in the blast on 22 May 2017 Ariana Grande has tweeted “thinking of you all” ahead of a day of remembrance to mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack. Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when a bomb was detonated at the end […]

Grenfell Tower: Tributes paid to Rania Ibrahim and daughters

Grenfell Tower: Tributes paid to Rania Ibrahim and daughters

Image copyright Grenfell Inquiry Image caption Rania Ibrahim and her daughters Fathia, known as Fou-Fou, and Hania, lived on the 23rd floor of Grenfell Tower A woman whose sister and two young nieces died in the Grenfell Tower fire said she is “plagued by questions” about the blaze. Rania Ibrahim, 30, and her daughters Fathia, […]

Manchester Arena attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

Manchester Arena attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

Image copyright AFP A cathedral service, a minute’s silence and a sing-along vigil will mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack. Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on 22 May 2017. Grande tweeted on Tuesday morning to say […]

Moped crime: New rules to protect police pursuit drivers

Moped crime: New rules to protect police pursuit drivers

Image copyright PA Image caption There has been a surge in crimes committed by people on mopeds, scooters and motorcycles Police drivers will have more legal protection if they are involved in a crash, in a bid to tackle criminals on mopeds, as part of Home Office plans. New proposals aim to smash the “myth” […]

Karen Bradley urged to restart Stormont talks

Karen Bradley urged to restart Stormont talks

Image caption Karen Bradley was urged to take “a more proactive role” in facilitating talks MPs have urged Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley to “redouble” her efforts to restart talks aimed at restoring devolution. The call was made by Westminster’s Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, which also said she must outline how “urgent” decisions will be […]

Claims of ‘illegal’ adoption at former Marianvale home

Claims of ‘illegal’ adoption at former Marianvale home

Image caption As a baby, Karen Trimnell was issued with three birth certificates, including one with numerous false details A BBC investigation has uncovered allegations of ‘illegal’ cross-border adoptions at a home run by Catholic nuns in Northern Ireland. Evidence suggests some children may have been moved out of the UK without their mothers’ consent […]