Pakistan oil tanker fire kills scores

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At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, local officials say. They say dozens of people were badly... Read More

Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Cladding on 27 tower blocks in 15 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. This comes after Camden... Read More

Grenfell Tower: Fire started in Hotpoint fridge-freezer, say police

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The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge-freezer, and outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, police say. The Metropolitan Police say manslaughter, health and safety, and fire... Read More

Grenfell Tower: Seven high rises 'fail fire-risk tests'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Seven residential high-rise buildings in four local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. Landlords are... Read More

London fire: Kensington council chief quits over Grenfell tragedy

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The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has resigned amid criticism over the borough’s response to the Grenfell Tower fire. Nicholas Holgate said Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid had... Read More

London fire: Flats acquired for Grenfell Tower survivors

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Sixty-eight social housing flats in Kensington, London, are to be made available to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, the government has said. The one, two and three-bedroom flats are... Read More

Queen's Speech 2017: May promises 'humility'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to work with “humility and resolve” as the government prepares to outline its legislative programme later. Brexit... Read More

DUP warn Conservatives: Don't take us for granted

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Democratic Unionist Party sources have urged the Conservatives to give a “greater focus” to their negotiations. A senior DUP source said the party... Read More