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June 25, 2017 12:47 AM Wealthy Tory councillor, 38, who was in charge of the Grenfell Tower refurbishment FLEES his £1.3million home after 'receiving threats from angry residents'

The wealthy Tory councillor who was in charge of the Grenfell Tower refurbishment has fled his £1.3million home after allegedly receiving threats from angry residents. Rock Feilding-Mellen, who is deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council and the cabinet member for housing, was seen leaving his house with a suitcase and holdall on Saturday 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 25, 2017 12:08 AM Jordan Spieth remains top dog at Travelers Championship as world No 6 fights off challenge from Boo Weekley

Jordan Spieth resisted a spirited challenge from his fellow American Boo Weekley to preserve his one-shot lead in the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut. The former world No 1 has been the clubhouse leader since Thursday but needed a birdie on the 18th hole of his third round to pull a stroke clear of Weekley, who signed for a five-under 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 7:59 PM Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star reception from the Glastonbury crowds during Pyramid Stage speech

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn got a reception usually reserved for rockstars when he addressed an enthusiastic crowd of thousands at the Glastonbury music festival. In a remarkable change of fortunes the 68-year-old political veteran was one of the star turns at this year's music festival following Labour's successes at the General Election. Mr Corbyn 4

June 24, 2017 6:35 PM Jeremy Corbyn gets rapturous reception at Glastonbury

In his speech to thousands of festival-goers, the Labour leader urged Theresa May to call another General Election. Teenagers lined up with "Jezza" written on their faces in red lipstick, and flags saying "We heart Corbyn" flew above the crowd of thousands who gathered rhythmically chanting "Oh Jeremy Corbyn". The Labour leader gave a stirring and impassioned 3

June 24, 2017 3:01 PM Blackmail fears after `sustained´ bid to break into MPs´ email accounts

Hackers hit the Westminster network with a “sustained and determined” bid to break into the email accounts of MPs, peers and their staff. Users of the Westminster system have been unable to access their accounts remotely due to defensive measures put in place by parliamentary authorities to deal with the hack. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 3

June 24, 2017 9:58 AM Andrea Leadsom's 'Patriotic' Brexit Broadcasting Call Slammed By Tim Farron As 'Sinister'

Calls by a Cabinet minister for broadcasters to be “patriotic” over Brexit have been branded “sinister” by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. She told BBC Newsnight: “It would be helpful if broadcasters were willing to be a bit patriotic. “The country took a decision, this Government is determined to deliver on that decision.” Newsnight anchor Emily 11

June 24, 2017 9:47 AM Namibia buries leader who campaigned against apartheid

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Namibians have gathered for a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, an independence leader who was jailed during South Africa's era of white minority rule. Ya Toivo's flag-draped casket was driven through Windhoek on Saturday before its transfer to Heroes Acre, a burial site on the outskirts of the Namibian capital 3

June 23, 2017 11:37 PM Radiohead mesmerise fans at Glastonbury with a wayward, but compelling, set

Absorbing, challenging and achingly beautiful - Radiohead delivered a typically Radiohead sort of set for Glastonbury's opening night. The Oxford quintet emerged, bathed in white light, to the haunting piano refrain of Daydreaming, from last year's A Moon Shaped Pool album. Two hours and 25 songs later, they closed with Karma Police, singing: "For a minute 9