60 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster – CNN

London (CNN)At least 60 high-rise buildings across the UK have failed safety tests in the wake of the catastrophic fire that swept through Grenfell Tower in West London on June 14. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/06/23/london-fire-safety-evacuations-camden-council-gould-sot.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_20’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170623134114-05-london-tower-cladding-0623-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo […]

RBS to cut 443 jobs in UK, move many of them to India – CNBC

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UK woman left paralysed after orgasm causes brain haemorrhage – Newshub

A UK woman is warning others about how dangerous headaches after sex can be, after an orgasm left her permanently paralysed down the left side of her body. Lucinda Allen, from Stourbridge, suffered a brain haemorrhage and is now confined to a wheelchair after climaxing left her in agony.  “Nobody talks about post-orgasm head pain,” […]

Cyber-attack on UK parliament: Russia is suspected culprit – The Guardian

The Russian government is suspected of being behind a cyber-attack on parliament that breached dozens of email accounts belonging to MPs and peers. Although the investigation is at an early stage and the identity of those responsible may prove impossible to establish with absolute certainty, Moscow is deemed the most likely culprit. The disclosure follows […]

UK public are more dissatisfied than ever with NHS, poll shows – The Guardian

More people are unhappy with the NHS than satisfied for the first time in a poll of the public run by Britain’s doctors, and 70% say they think the health service is going in the wrong direction. The growing public concern will be revealed by Dr Mark Porter, leader of the British Medical Association, who […]

RBS to cut hundreds of UK jobs in move to India – The Guardian

Royal Bank of Scotland is to cut 443 jobs in Britain as the bank moves its team that arranges loans for small businesses to India. The taxpayer-controlled bank said that the roles would transfer to Mumbai, to be included in the group’s growing team there, as part of a restructuring designed to cut costs, first […]

UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban – The Guardian

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago. New figures have shown that the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac conditions has dropped by over […]

UK electricity grid cyber-attack risk is ‘off the scale’ – The Guardian

Concerns over the threat posed by cyber-attacks on power stations and electricity grids is “off the scale” in the UK energy sector, according to a leading industry figure. No other country in the world has an energy industry as worried about the risk from cyber threats, such as the WannaCry ransomware attack that recently hit […]