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'Combustible' cladding in other towers

Firefighters and sniffer dogs shield themselves from falling debris at the foot of Grenfell Tower.

Rapid investigation after deadly fire finds unsafe cladding in a number of UK's high-rises.

Cream dispenser kills Instagram star

The allegedly faulty dispenser "exploded" and struck Rebecca Burger's thorax.

Popular French lifestyle blogger "killed by freak whipped cream dispenser explosion", family say.

Teen 'shoots' at Thai king

German police are investigating after a boy fired plastic bullets at Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

A 14-year-old boy is suspected of firing plastic bullets at the Thai monarch in Germany.

Prince Philip hospitalised video

Prince Philip, 96, recently announced he would be stepping down from royal commitments.

Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure".

Brexit focus in Queen's speech video

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles are driven to the Palace of Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament.

Queen Elizabeth says UK parliament's priority is getting best Brexit deal in toned-down speech.

Chapeau, Queen Elizabeth video

You can leave your hat on, ma'am.

Top trolling, ma'am. Queen opens UK parliament with hat resembling EU flag.

Luxury flats for fire tenants

The apartments are located in a highly desirable part of London.

UK government buys some of the most expensive real estate in London to rehouse survivors of Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Brussels blast 'a terror attack' video

A widely shared image appears to show a small explosion being contained inside Brussels Central Station.

Belgian troops shot and killed a suspected suicide bomber who detonated device in city centre of Brussels.

'Nazi artifacts' in hidden room

The objects may have belonged to high-ranking Nazis.

Some of the pieces are accompanied by photos of Hitler using them.

In pictures: Greenland tsunami gallery

Houses were swept out to sea by the tsunami.

New images show the damage of a deadly tsumami, triggered by just a small quake.

The great lizard penis fraud

People who've ordered a rare Indian root online have instead been sent dried lizard penises.

They're being sold as a good luck charm and are now part of an international fraud probe.

Adele's 'cuddles' for firefighters

Spreading good cheer... Adele visits the London tower firefighters.

Pop star brings cheer to traumatised London tower firefighters with cup of tea and a cuddle.

Mosque attacker devoted to family video

Darren Osborne lives in Wales with his partner and children.

UK father of four Darren Osborne drove into crowd was known for "flipping his lid" when he drank too much.

'Hero' imam stopped terrorist

Imam Mohammed Mahmoud addresses the media following the attack.

Mosque's imam protected alleged terrorist from angry victims of van attack in London.

Moment fire crew saw tower blaze video

Firefighters spoke of their shock as they headed towards the 27-storey Grenfell Tower ablaze in west London.

Video filmed en route to Grenfell Tower inferno shows firefighters unable to contain their shock.

Fire's devastation from above video

Scores of vehicles can be seen stranded on the roadside.

Drone footage shows cars abandoned on roadsides as people fled the deadly Portugal forest fires which killed 62.

Deadly van attacker a family man video

A picture from a witness from the London mosque attack apparently shows the alleged attacker.

UK father of four Darren Osborne who ploughed into crowd in London said "I'm going to kill many Muslims".

Britain seeks 'special' EU ties

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michael Barnier (right) and Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the ...

Britain's negotiators seek a "new, deep and special partnership with the European Union".

Killer heat waves on rise video

Holidaymakers enjoy the high temperatures on Blackpool beach as the UK has been officially put on heat wave alert.

"The United States is going to be an oven," new study on deadly heat waves shows.

London fire: 79 feared dead video

The search and recovery effort is expected to take many weeks.

The toll of dead or missing in the Grenfell Tower fire in London now at 79, police say.

Paris police van rammed

Criminal police inspect the body of a suspect at the scene of an incident in which a car rammed a police van on the ...

Armed driver likely dead after crashing into police vehicle, an act described as "deliberate".

Black Sea turns turquoise video

The Black Sea's turned turquoise in a show that can be seen from space.

The Black Sea isn't black, but it isn't normally this colour either.

Tower's chilling images shock gallery video

The remains of an exercise bike and kitchen appliances can be clearly seen in one apartment.

Springs from a burned-out mattress, lives completely destroyed - the devastation of Grenfell Tower leaves police speechless.

Macron wins strong majority

Emmanuel Macron is France's youngest president.

He swept aside traditional parties and secured a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms in France.

Cladding in tower fire was banned video

The revelation that banned materials were used in the Grenfell Tower has prompted thousands of urgent inspections at ...

Urgent inspections at thousands of UK towers as ministers say banned materials were used in Grenfell Tower.

Tsunami hits Greenland

Four people are missing and reportedly feared dead after the tsunami.

Four people are feared dead after a quake triggered surging waters, flooding a coastal village.

Bullfighter gored to death

Fandino tripped on his cape in the ring, eventually costing his own life. (FILE PHOTO)

Spanish matador Ivan Fandino was pierced in the chest by a bull after tripping on his cape.

Dozens die in forest blaze video

The blaze lights up the sky near Bouca, in central Portugal.

People die in their cars after being trapped in a massive wildfire in Portugal.

MPs threaten to oust May

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's job will be under threat from MPs within her own party if she "waters down" Brexit.

Leading Eurosceptic MPs will immediately challenge her for the UK leadership if she waters down Brexit.

Tower fire: May admits failings video

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves Downing Street, in central London, Britain June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

"Support on the ground" for families affected by blaze that killed at least 58 wasn't good enough, says embattled British PM.

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