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Facing criticism, British PM to visit London fire victims

LONDON: Facing increasing criticism for not meeting with locals sooner, British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit those injured in a London tower block blaze in hospital on Friday, as pressure mounts on her after a failed election gamble. Britain's Queen Elizabeth, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan have all met residents. The queen and Prince William visited residents on Friday morning after government ministers had done so. May has even been criticized from within her own Conservative…

London tower fire: Residents dub Muslims ‘lifeline’ for rescue work at Suhur time

LONDON: Muslims have been hailed as heroes for their valiant role in rescuing people in horrific Grenfell Tower fire early in the morning as they were awake for Ramazan Suhur (Sehri), the pre-dawn meal. The Muslims who were stayed up for Suhur saw the inferno break out just before 1:00am. After sensing the smoke smell in the early hours of Wednesday morning, they came out of their homes and began running around, frantically knocking their sleeping neighbours’ doors to wake them up. They were dubbed a ‘lifeline’ after…