London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness said he saw people blinking lights within the building At least six people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and police expect that number to rise. Eyewitnesses described people

This 22-Year-Old Is Already An Engineer At NASA

Tiera Guinn is just 22 years old and shes already working for NASA. Guinn, whose career trajectory seems like a sequel to the much-acclaimed Hidden Figures movie, has been aspiring to become an aerospace engineer since she was a child. When [my mom and I]would go to the grocery store,

Hero homeowner holds escaped Georgia inmates at gunpoint until arrests

A Tennessee homeowner held two escaped inmates wanted in the killing of two prison guards at gunpoint Thursday until authorities arrived and made the arrests. Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Miller said late Thursday that the homeowner caught Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose trying to steal his vehicle. Miller

The A-level failure who became a multi-millionaire – BBC News

Image copyright OSIT Image caption Tenants at its office near Monument in the City of London have access to a roof terrace Serviced offices provide everything an entrepreneur or company needs to go into business. In addition to office space, they have internet access, desks, chairs, meeting rooms and even

East Harling stabbing: Man charged with Peter Wrighton murder – BBC News

Image copyright Norfolk Police Image caption The retired BT engineer’s body was discovered on the edge of the heath Mr Wrighton, from Banham, had been stabbed in his neck and head – with his body found near the Fiveways Junction, three miles south of East Harling. Related Topics Norfolk Constabulary

Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras – BBC News

However, the force said it was still carrying out trials on how cameras can be used in such undercover operations. ‘World’s largest rollout’ The new cameras will be worn by officers who carry an “overt” firearm. The former police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), said the positioning of

Protest walk against Ilkley Moor grouse shooting – BBC News

“We want it to be used for the public’s interests, to contribute to the local economy, to improve biodiversity and mitigate flood risk in the valleys below. Image caption Protestors said Ilkley Moor could be used “so much better” The council said: “The current contract to allow shooting on the

Lib Dems claims FoI changes undermine investigative journalism – BBC News

Some information can be exempt but an organisation must explain the exemption which applies. The Lib Dems claim the new system of open publication is “devaluing the information”. MSP Tavish Scott said ministers had “figured out they can evade scrutiny, deter the submission of requests and spike stories”. There has

American flag picked up, re-positioned by Good Samaritan

What happens if an American flag falls when no one is around? According to one man in California, you pick it back up and hang it proudly. Thats what a good Samaritan recently did after spotting the “Stars and Stripes” laid out on the lawn of a home he was

Government to consider laser pen licence after attack rise – BBC News

How dangerous are lasers to planes? Earlier this year, the government said it would introduce a new law meaning people who deliberately shined lasers at aircraft could face larger fines or even a jail sentence. However, the proposal was dropped from the government’s legislative programme after June’s general election. The

Manchester businesses recovering after attack impact – BBC News

Image caption There was an increased police presence in the city following the attack Howard Burns, who runs a jewellery business that has been in the city since the late 1800s, says that in the days immediately following the attack “there was no one shopping here”. Image caption Howard Burns,