Cancelling Brexit would be ‘great’ – German minister
>It would be “great” if the UK backed away from its decision to leave the European Union and instead chose to stay within the bloc, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries told Reuters, adding, however, that she regards such a possibility as “unlikely.”
>"I think it would be great if they were to reverse the Brexit decision," Zypries said, as cited by Reuters. "However, this scenario appears relatively unrealistic to me,” she added.
>She went on to say that she regretted the UK’s decision to leave the union and warned that Brexit would potentially cause more damage to the British economy than to the German one, citing her ministry’s study.
London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead - police
>A total of 58 people are dead or missing, presumed dead, following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London, police have said.
>Commander Stuart Cundy said that number "may increase". The BBC understands it could be about 70 people in total.
>The recovery operation at the burnt-out block of flats has resumed and could take weeks, he said.
May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit - Telegraph
>Prime Minister Theresa May will face an immediate leadership challenge from eurosceptic MPs in her party if she seeks to water down her plans for Brexit, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing senior Conservative sources.
>May, who won the top job in the wake of last year's vote to leave the European Union, had in January set out her plans for Brexit, saying Britain would leave the single market so it could control immigration.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.