A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a four-year-old girl.Officers from Greater Manchester Police were called to an address in Littleton Road, Salford, shortly after 4.30am on Monday, following reports of a disturbance.A 21-year-old man was held on suspicion of rape and taken into custody.In a statement, the force said: The girl and her family are being...
The real number of people killed in the Grenfell Tower fire could have been covered up because of fears of riots, a Labour MP has suggested.The claim by David Lammy came as residents of the tower block wrote to Theresa May to demand justice and make sure the investigation into the blaze leave no stone unturned.Officials have said at...
A set of replacement doors for the orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2m, new royal accounts show.The 20 bespoke doors were installed on the East Terrace after the previous set suffered severe wood rot and decay.Figures show the monarchy also spent £1m on ceiling inspections and £1.5m on food and drink hospitality within the royal households.Meanwhile, travel expenses for...
Syrian President Bashar al Assad appears to be preparing a fresh chemical weapons attack, the US has claimed.In a statement, the White House said it had detected potential preparations similar to those made before a chemical attack on a rebel-held town earlier this year, which killed at least 80 people.It warned the use of chemical weapons would likely...