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June 25, 2017 6:24 AM Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports suggest the tanker had been speeding when it overturned 4

June 25, 2017 12:34 AM Jeremy Corbyn throws down election gauntlet to Theresa May in Glastonbury speech

Jeremy Corbyn urged Theresa May to call another general election during a speech to cheering supporters at Glastonbury Festival. The Labour leader addressed thousands of fans, many wearing t-shirts bearing his name, at the event’s Pyramid Stage and Left Field Tent. He met festival founder Michael Eavis, 81, posed for pictures with staff at the site in Pilton 6

June 24, 2017 9:22 PM Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Cladding on 34 tower blocks in 17 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. The results mean every sample has failed the tests so far. The government plans to test up to 600 blocks. The updated figures came as Camden became the first authority to evacuate residents over concerns, asking those living in four buildings 5

June 24, 2017 8:59 PM Big Brother 2017: Lotan Carter ESCAPES the house via fire exit

Tonight's highlights saw Lotan smash open a door and break into the camera runs after days of rows. His exit came after a warning from Big Brother in the Diary Room about 'intimidating' behaviour. In tonight's show, Lotan was called to the Diary Room where Big Brother cautioned him over his behaviour in the rows. He then told Big Brother: "I'm not going 5

June 24, 2017 1:56 PM Jeremy Corbyn urges Theresa May to lead 'national response' over tower blocks

"The council has taken a difficult decision on the advice of fire safety experts, but the safety of residents must always come first. "Tower blocks across the country have now failed fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. "This is now a nationwide threat and the Prime Minister needs to get a grip and lead a national response, including 6

June 24, 2017 12:02 PM Phoenix is melting! Pictures reveal how Arizona is so hot that even cacti are wilting in the 120F heat

Summer is in full effect and Arizona and the rest of the Southwest United States seems to get the hot end of the deal. Temperatures in Phoenix, Arizona hit a sweltering record-breaking temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit causing fire crews to handle a surge of heat emergencies. The city had to open 47 cooling centers and 50 flights had to be canceled 5

June 24, 2017 10:03 AM Australia 40-27 Italy: Israel Folau is among the tryscorers as Wallabies respond to suprise defeat to Scotland

Australia held off a fightback from Italy to bounce back from last week's shock defeat by Scotland with a 40-27 victory at the Suncorp Stadium. The Wallabies were in danger of throwing away a sizeable lead in the closing stages but two late tries spared their blushes. Tommaso Allan's penalty gave Italy an early advantage but quick-fire converted tries 5

June 24, 2017 2:11 AM Company: 5th worker has died after Wisconsin mill explosion

CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin company says a fifth worker has died after an explosion last month at its corn milling plant. Didion Milling officials say Carlos "Charly" Nunez died Friday at a hospital from injuries he suffered in the May 31 explosion at the plant in Cambria. The community is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northeast of Madison

June 24, 2017 12:27 AM World Digest: June 23, 2017

Saudi security forces foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca on Friday, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement read on state television, the ministry said that three cells had planned the attack on worshipers and security forces at the mosque 8

June 23, 2017 6:14 PM Man arrested after fire at Devon care home

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a care home in Devon. Police were called just after 12.30pm on Friday to reports of a fire at a residential care home on Court Street in Moretonhampstead. A 21-year-old man from Moretonhampstead has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent and is currently in police custody. A police 7