Amid criticism, UK government tries to show unity on Brexit

Washington PostLONDON — The British government tried to fight back Sunday against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, saying it will set out detailed plans for the U.K.’s exit from the European Union and issuing a joint statement by two Cabinet Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call ..

London fire: Local administrator resigns amid criticism

Washington PostLONDON — The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people. Nicholas Grenfell Tower fire victims and survivors treated with contempt by UK authorities ..

UK Government Takes Control of London Fire Response Amid Criticism

New York TimesPhotos of three people missing after the Grenfell Tower fire were taped to a mailbox near the scene. Authorities in London have said that 58 people died in the blaze, with the toll still expected to rise. Credit Tolga Akmen/Agence France-Presse ..

Theresa May tells cabinet to show unity

BBC NewsTheresa May has told her cabinet ministers to show “strength and unity” as she attempted to stem a series of leaks and negative briefings. The PM said “open discussion” was important but that it was vital for it to stay private, her spokesman said May Loyalists Urge Her to Fire Plotters ..

Bipartisan baseball game a show of unity after shooting

The HillDemocrats won the annual Congressional baseball game Thursday night, but this year the focus of the charity event had nothing to do with winners or losers. The game has been played almost every year since 1909, but Thursday’s contest held an extra Why a single gunshot to Steve Scalise’s hip can be a life-threatening injury ..