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One witness described being surrounded by bodies in the wake of the attack outside the Muslim Welfare House, yards from the mosque. Prime Minister May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this awful incident". He actually ran them over. It was a white van. "There was three of them". Others have described seeing police tend to the injured. Some people wanted to beat him up.
  • Bette Midler Shuts It Down During Tonys Acceptance Speech

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    Michael Aronov, a fellow New World graduate, won the Tony Award for best featured actor in a play for his portrayal of a tough, cocky negotiator in " Oslo ", which won for best new play . What we really , really weren't expecting: host Kevin Spacey singing and dancing through the first ten minutes of the ceremony. Another production that was celebrated last night was the revival of Hello Dolly! which starred the phenomenal actress, Bette Midler .
  • Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

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    Authorities arrested him in connection with the incident. It was not immediately clear if there was a motive for the incident. British Prime Minister Theresa May described the situation as a "terrible incident", the Guardian said. People gather outside a mosque after a van ploughed through a crowd of worshippers. Around 10% of the borough's population is Muslim. Witnesses say a van drove into a crowd on their way home from a prayer at a mosque near Finsbury Park.
  • Fears of resident in tower block refurbished by Grenfell cladding contractor

    Fears of resident in tower block refurbished by Grenfell cladding contractor

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    After a turbulent three months which has seen three militant attacks and now the tower blaze, Queen Elizabeth said "it is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", in a message on her official birthday. There were angry scenes in the centre of London on Friday evening as protesters stormed one government building and protested loudly in front of another.
  • Everything you need to know about the Grenfell Tower fire protest

    Everything you need to know about the Grenfell Tower fire protest

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    He said the group had spoken about their "demands and what we expect". The British government on Sunday is scrambling to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives. According to the Guardian , local residents became frustrated after May swiftly departed after her visit St Clement's church on Friday, leading to cries of "shame on you" and "coward" from a large crowd that had assembled to hear her speak.
  • London's tower of tragedy

    London's tower of tragedy

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    At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the fire . The announcement comes as the government is accused of failing to improve fire safety in buildings, like Grenfell Tower , despite warnings.
  • United Kingdom royals honor London tower fire victims as anger boils over

    United Kingdom royals honor London tower fire victims as anger boils over

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    Prime Minister Theresa May has said the support given to survivors and the families of those who died was "not good enough" and there were "huge frustrations" on the ground as people struggled to find information. He says "my heart goes out to those affected". Mr Cundy added: "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and recover their loved ones".
  • UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire

    UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire

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    The fire, which started just before 1:00am on Wednesday, surprised many as they slept and the speed with which it spread shocked fire experts. British Labour MP David Lammy called for arrests to be made over what he labelled " corporate manslaughter ", lambasting Britain's public housing crisis which he says has left towers like Grenfell in appalling condition.
  • UK police: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after London blaze

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    Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers were scrambling to make up ground following stinging criticism that the government's initial response to the disaster.
  • Government extends interest subsidy on short-term crop loans

    Government extends interest subsidy on short-term crop loans

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    The interest subvention is of 5% per annum as against the normal crop loan interest of 9%, but it will be reduced to just 2% if the loan is not repaid within one year. Farmers affected by natural calamities will get 2 per cent interest subsidy for the first year on the restructured amount. Since the crop insurance under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is linked to availing of crop loans, the farmers stand to benefit from both farmer-oriented initiatives of the government.