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Grenfell one year on: the mosque manager who took in survivors

It is a 20-minute walk from Grenfell Tower to the Al-Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage centre run by Abdurahman Sayed. The mosque became a central source of emergency support on the night of 14 June and has continued to help survivors. Sayed, a benevolent and softly spoken man, remembers: “I was at …

East London

Fury from Brexiteers as the PM prepares hefty tax hike to fund her NHS promise

THERESA May faces Brexiteers’ fury over a plan for a huge taxpayer-funded NHS budget hike.<p>The PM has asked MPs for cash-raising ideas ahead of the …

United Kingdom

Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'

The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them in droves was caused by humans, new research has found.<p>According to the study published this week in Science, the problem dates to the mid-20th century when Asian honeybees traded widely in the former Soviet Union were …

Honey Bees

Apple is overdoing a security check by bricking people’s iPhones and iPads

Apple is getting flak for a security check in recent iPhone and iPad models that can disable all use of a device when it has been fixed by a non-Apple-certified repair person. Repairs to the home button on an iPhone or iPad, or even screen replacement—a relatively common procedure—can trigger the …

Apple Pay

There’s a new service offering unlimited flights on airlines like American, Delta, and JetBlue

All-you-can-fly subscription service OneGo launched on Feb. 1, providing its members with unlimited service on 500 commercial routes around the US for a flat monthly rate of $2,950. Cheaper regional plans include 35 routes in the West, 158 routes in the East, and 35 routes in the central US …

Court ruling forces Pentagon to release photos after 12-year legal battle over abuse at military sites around Iraq and Afghanistan<p><b>Warning: Some readers may find these images distressing</b><p>Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the …

National Security

The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows

On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web. By Friday, infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay had already adopted it.<p>Torrents Time provides an embedded torrent client that lets users download and play the files inside torrents with one …

Looking for another sign of a weakened China economy? Try the rent-a-foreigner market

To take stock of the Chinese economy, you can look at any number of traditional measures: Gross domestic product is growing at a slower pace, the equity markets are plunging, the currency's value is ebbing.<p>And now there's another indicator of change: The rent-a-foreigner market appears to be …

2nd Virginia Tech student charged in death of Nicole Lovell, 13

<b>(CNN) —</b> A second Virginia Tech student has been charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina, authorities said Sunday.<p>Natalie M. Keepers, 19, of Laurel, Maryland, was charged Sunday with one felony count of improper disposal of a dead body and one …

SAG Awards 2016: Ranking the Speeches

The 2016 SAG Speeches

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