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Firefighters have worked through the night to dampen the deadly fire at a west London block of flats that killed 12 people and left many more missing.

Flames could still be seen inside the tower block as crews used lights to search the building floor by floor. Sixty-five people were rescued after fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in north Kensington on Wednesday morning.

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, US media reports say.

They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed about whether Mr Trump tried to end an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser.

Mr Trump's legal team said the latest leak to the media was "outrageous".

Leo Varadkar said his government would be "one of the new European centre"

Leo Varadkar has become the Republic of Ireland's new taoiseach (prime minister). A parliamentary vote on Wednesday confirmed the 38-year-old as the country's youngest and first gay leader by 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions.

The former GP, who is the son of an Irish nurse and a doctor from India, won the Fine Gael party leadership earlier this month.

Soya bean-based foods cannot be given dairy-style names

Plant-based foods cannot be sold in the European Union using terms such as milk, butter and cheese, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

The ECJ was ruling in a case referred to it by a German court and involving German food company TofuTown.

The company sells plant-based products with names including "Soyatoo Tofu Butter" and "Veggie Cheese".

France has a large military presence in its former colonies in West Africa

A French soldier has been jailed for a year by a court in Paris for molesting girls aged three and five in a hotel swimming pool in Burkina Faso.

Sebastien L, 40, and another soldier filmed the abuse and then befriended one of the girls' mothers, a French woman who invited them to her house.

They left the camera behind and the woman alerted the French embassy after viewing the images.

Thousands of people have fled Mosul since the launch of the offensive to retake the city

Hundreds of people have fallen ill and a child has died of suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul.

People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan fast.

The Hasansham U2 camp, between Mosul and Irbil, houses people displaced by an Iraqi offensive to capture Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS).

IS fighters are currently under heavy siege in the west of the city.

China has intensified its economic investment into the Central American country in recent years

Panama has cut long-standing diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established relations with China, in a diplomatic coup for Beijing.

The Panamanian government said it recognised there was "only one China" and considered Taiwan part of it.

Taiwan expressed "anger and regret", and accused Panama of "bullying".

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