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The scent of acrid smoke hung in the air. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters: " This is an unprecedented incident ". It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen. It was fire up, up, up. But there was a sense of hesitation from the firefighters; they didn't start putting out the fire with water until 3am. Rydon, the firm that carried it out, said its work "met all required building control, fire regulation, and health and safety standards".
  • Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo

    Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo

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    The office claims that the footballer declared total earnings of €11.5 million between 2011 and 2014 when his real income was close to €43 million. Officials insist the new father-of-three "intentionally" failed to declare millions in profits related to image rights, and under-reported his income as $12.9 million during the three-year period in question, when it was actually nearly $48 million, reports The Guardian .
  • Google Maps Local Guides supports an improved Rewards Program now

    Google Maps Local Guides supports an improved Rewards Program now

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    But despite its reliable maps feature, reviews and photos on competing sites like Yelp and Foursquare often outdo Google's own listings. When users contribute data through the Local Guides program, they are awarded points. Users gradually collect points to unlock levels and access rewards. "All points earned are shown immediately after each contribution, and are visible in the "contribute" tab".
  • Princess Diana 'threw herself down the stairs while pregnant'

    Princess Diana 'threw herself down the stairs while pregnant'

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    He was going to look after me. But the new edition reveals that it was Diana herself who spoke about how quickly the marriage fell apart. The fairytale wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles started getting bitter soon after their marriage, leaving her depressed to make a suicide attempt, revealed a secret tape of the princess as reported by Daily Mail .
  • Loblaws responds to evidence of animal abuse at a large poultry supplier

    Loblaws responds to evidence of animal abuse at a large poultry supplier

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    A formal investigation has been launched against Elite Farm Services Ltd.in Chilliwack after a shocking undercover video was made public. Non-profit group, Mercy for Animals , filmed the video between May 10th and June 9th and it documents numerous acts of animal cruelty, as well as gross noncompliance with federal and provincial laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • 30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze

    30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze

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    The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 01:16 local time. London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton said there had been "a number of fatalities" and 30 people had been hospitalised after what she called an "unprecedented" blaze.
  • Costa Rica edge qualifier to strengthen World Cup hand

    Costa Rica edge qualifier to strengthen World Cup hand

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    The top three sees Mexico on 14 points followed by Costa Rica and the U.S., both of whom are on eight points, though Costa Rica boast a better goal difference of one. In the other Hexagonal qualifier on the night, Panama and Honduras finished in a 2-2 draw that helps the USA stay third in the standings. A place at Russian Federation 2018 is still far from assured, though, and with four matches left in their campaign, Arena's men effectively need to win every fixture if it's automatic ...
  • Watch Ubisoft's E3 2017 Press Conference Livestream Right Here

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    It is an exclusive title for the Nintendo Switch , and it launches on August 29. There have also been leaks of a new Mario / Rabbids crossover from Ubisoft for the Switch. Be it Mario & Rabbids: Kingdom Battle or Ubisoft's new IP Skull & Bones, the company was able to lure the watcher in and then impress with a trailer and gameplay demonstration.
  • Woman dropped baby from burning block

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    People died in a massive fire that raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, London's fire commissioner said, though she could not say how many. He said, "I ran around the building looking for a fire escape and couldn't see any noticeable fire escapes around the building". The flames have subsided significantly since the fire was extinguished at 5 a.m., but the building is still smoldering.
  • Bravo Team Announced for PlayStation VR at E3

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    Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, Superhot VR is the definitive VR FPS in which time moves only when you move. No conveniently placed ammo drops. The range of games is diverse, from shooter to puzzle, to horror, and more. The new game appears to be a platformer like Lucky's Tale but has a vastly different setting.
  • WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

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    Nomura in its report said, "WPI inflation will rise in the next three months before the inflation rate tapers off", the report said, adding that "we expect WPI inflation to average a much higher 4.4% y-o-y in 2017 versus the 2% average in 2016".
  • Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire

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    The Ambulance Service added that 20 crews are on the scene, including 100 medics. "If this works locally I have a large network of other removal companies that could do the same, and in a few weeks I may ask for furniture". "All I can see is people gathered - there are bits of ash falling down from the building everywhere". "Extensive cordons remain in place and a number of nearby residents have been evacuated as a precaution".