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Taxi rolls over in front of B.C. Supreme Court

172 more WATCH: Traffic came to a standstill in downtown Vancouver Wednesday afternoon, after a taxi rolled over in front of the B.C. Supreme Court. A A Emergency crews were called to downtown Vancouver, Wednesday afternoon, where a taxi cab rolled over causing major traffic delays. The crash happened [...]

British sailor rescued from vicious Atlantic storm by luxury liner

WATCH ABOVE: 73-year-old British sailor Mervyn Wheatley was competing in a Transatlantic race when a fierce storm caused his boat to flip. A A British sailor, Mervyn Wheatley has nerves made of steel. The ex Royal-Marines officer got caught in the middle of a fierce North Atlantic storm on June 9, while competing in the OSTAR (Original [...]

Leaked video shows Australian PM mocking Trump at private event

WATCH ABOVE: Leaked video shows Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull mocking President Donald Trump. A A Australia’s prime minister said he was disappointed that excerpts of an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House parodying U.S. President Donald Trump were broadcast by a television network on Thursday. READ MORE: [...]

MPs to push for 5 per cent tax on Netflix and other streaming services

In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 photo, a person displays Netflix on a tablet in North Andover, Mass. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Elise Amendola A A A parliamentary committee studying Canada’s slumping media industry will reportedly call for a five [...]

Grey Cup Legacy Project entering final phase

The 2014 CFL schedule has been released and here are some key dates for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. When the Roughriders’ hosted the 101 Grey Cup in 2012, the old Mosaic stadium required an upgrade to be able to hold all of those attending the historic event. File / Global News A A When the Roughriders’ hosted the 101 Grey Cup in [...]

Motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with SUV in downtown Toronto

2 more A motorcycle lays on the ground at the corner of Yonge St. and Elm St. following a collision on June 14, 2017. A motorcycle lays on the ground at the corner of Yonge St. and Elm St. following a collision on June 14, 2017. Global News A A A 28-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital with [...]

Canadian climate change study cancelled because of climate change

Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Amundsen is shown clearing a path through the ice on the Saguenay River Friday Jan. 21, 2005. Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Amundsen is shown clearing a path through the ice on the Saguenay River Friday Jan. 21, 2005. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot A A A $17-million research study on climate change [...]

By Maham Abedi National Online Journalist Global News 1.7k more London firefighters battling fire at apartment building London firefighters battling fire at apartment building London firefighters battling fire at apartment building London apartment fire: ‘It’s like something out of a horror movie’ says witness London apartment fire: ‘It’s like something out of a horror movie’ says witness Airplane passenger captures massive plume of smoke rising from London apartment fire Airplane passenger captures massive plume of smoke rising from London apartment fire London firefighters evacuate resident of deadly high-rise fire London firefighters evacuate resident of deadly high-rise fire Distraught witnesses look on as massive blaze engulfs London apartment block Distraught witnesses look on as massive blaze engulfs London apartment block RAW: London apartment fire continues to burn hours after blaze began RAW: London apartment fire continues to burn hours after blaze began At least 6 dead, 64 injured in massive London high-rise apartment fire At least 6 dead, 64 injured in massive London high-rise apartment fire WATCH ABOVE: London firefighters battling fire at apartment building A A Firefighters in London, U.K., are being hailed as heroes for their quick action in containing a massive apartment building fire that began early Wednesday morning. The blaze engulfed a 24-storey apartment building in flames and killed at least 12 people while injuring 74 others. READ MORE: At least 12 dead in massive London high-rise apartment fire Firefighters arrived at the scene around 1 a.m., just six minutes after the fire was reported, and worked overnight to help evacuate the building and get the inferno under control. More than 200 members of the London Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue efforts, as well as 40 fire trucks and other vehicles, London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton wrote on Facebook. READ MORE: Eyewitnesses describe ‘horror movie’ as ‘inferno’ consumed high-rise “Crews wearing breathing apparatus have been working in extremely difficult conditions to rescue people and bring this major fire under control,” he said. Photos emerged of firefighters resting on sidewalks and street corners after hours of battling the towering blaze. Firefighters rest near a tower block, severely damaged in a serious fire, in West London on June 14, 2017. Firefighters rest near a tower block, severely damaged in a serious fire, in West London on June 14, 2017. Toby Melville/Reuters A fire officer rests near the high-rise apartment building where a massive fire raged overnight in London. A fire officer rests near the high-rise apartment building where a massive fire raged overnight in London. Frank Augstein/AP British social media users took to Twitter to thank the London Fire Brigade for its tireless service, some praising them as “true heroes.” True Heroes. #LondonFire #GrenfellTower #LondonFireBrigade pic.twitter.com/gmfER9yhlt — Usman Ali Khan (@iUsmanKhan) June 14, 2017 This is what heroes look like. pic.twitter.com/I8QCfisA6C — Iain Dale (@IainDale) June 14, 2017 After containing the flames, firefighters continued to work by carrying out systematic searches throughout the charred wreckage. A fire officer looks at debris in a high rise apartment block on fire in London. A fire officer looks at debris in a high rise apartment block on fire in London. Alastair Grant/AP Crews are still working tirelessly to extinguish the #GrenfellTower fire & are systematically searching the building https://t.co/0m5atGFFIU pic.twitter.com/8dr7GFgHDB — London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 14, 2017 While firefighters were lauded for their bravery, the government was criticized for supporting the decision to shutter 10 fire stations in 2014, as part of an effort to save £45 million. The country’s oldest station, 140-year-old Clerkenwell, was part of the cuts, according to The Independent. Back in 2014, Tory Austerity meant closure of 10 London fire stations… just thought I’d point that out today https://t.co/XJZslu4BmX — Scott (@Sneekyboy) June 14, 2017 Prime Minister Theresa May drew similar ire following the London Bridge terror attack, for supporting police cuts during her time as home secretary. After the attack, the prime minister responded by saying police services are “well resourced,” The Guardian reported. — With a file from The Associated Press © 2017 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. 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Firefighters in London, U.K., are being hailed as heroes for their quick action in containing a massive apartment building fire that began early Wednesday morning. The blaze engulfed a 24-storey apartment building in flames and killed at least 12 people while injuring 74 others. READ MORE: At least 12 dead in massive London high-rise [...]

Beach walk to take back the foreshore

A A Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Bachmann’s name and reflect that the planned event is a walk rather than a protest. Brenda Bachmann has joined the chorus of Kelowna residents who’ve been calling for unimpeded access to the shores of Okanagan Lake. The longtime Kelowna resident has gone so [...]

120 arrested, 660 charges laid in early morning raids targeting Driftwood Crips gang

155 more Toronto police made multiple arrests on Thursday in connection to a year-long investigation targeting a street gang known as the Driftwood Crips. A A Early morning raids across southern Ontario Thursday morning resulted in the arrests of 120 people and 660 charges laid in connection to a year-long [...]

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