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‘I am worried to go back’: Muslim leaders ask for more security following Finsbury Park attack
Muslim leaders as well as politicians have called for greater security at mosques following the Finsbury Park attack, in which a man drove a vehicle into worshippers exiting a mosque.

Grenfell Tower fire: police raise death toll to 79

The Guardian
People walk past floral tributes outside Notting Hill Methodist church, near Grenfell Tower in west London. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA.

Brexit negotiations: Brussels officials expecting slow progress as EU withdrawal talks get underway

The Independent
European officials are expecting little real progress in Brussels today as official Brexit negotiations kick off, The Independent understands.

Marine Le Pen is elected French MP but far-right Front National falls flat with just eight seats
France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen won a seat in parliament for the first time on Sunday, but it was a bittersweet victory that masked an electoral debacle for her Front National party.

US coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane

BBC News
A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the US has confirmed. The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the …

Nabra Hassanen: 17-year-old Muslim girl abducted and killed on way home from Virginia mosque

The Independent
A 17-year-old Muslim girl was assaulted, abducted and killed as she was travelling home in Virginia on Sunday, after attending her local mosque.