Live news headlines June 2017

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It’s been a busy month on our news feed and our news team have created a round-up of some of June’s biggest headlines…

2nd June – Woodland Hills, California, USA

Kathy Griffin held a press conference to discuss her motivations behind her image of what appeared to be ‘Donald Trump’s bloodied head’. This was a much criticised move on the comedian’s part, but followed claims she’d been bullied by the Trump family.

Woodland Hills, California, USA. 2nd June, 2017. Kathy Griffin and her attorney, Lisa Bloom, along with another attorney Dmitry Gorin held a news conference in Woodland Hills, CA., on June 2, 2017, to discuss the comedian's ''motivation'' behind a much-cr
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4th June- London, UK 

A traumatic time for London and the UK as London Bridge and Borough Market fell victim to a terror attack, leaving 8 people dead.

London, United Kingdom. 4th June 2017. Police at cordons around Borough Market and London Bridge after a terrorist attack. Credit: Peter Manning / Alamy Live News
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8th June – UK

The UK sees the highest turn our to the polls in 25 years, causing #DogsatPollingStations to trend on Twitter once again. A surprising new underdog caught the media’s attention, as Lord Buckethead became a national hit and even flew out to the US for TV interviews with John Oliver!

Maidenhead, UK. 9th June, 2017. Lord Buckethead applauds the announcement of his result for the constituency of Maidenhead in the general election. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News
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12th June – Oakland, California, USA

The Golden State Warriors clinch the NBA title as they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.

Oakland, Calif., USA. 12th June, 2017. The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant carries his MVP trophy as he celebrates with fans a championship after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif
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14th June – Kensington, UK

Disaster struck in the early morning of 14th June as Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey tower block in London, caught fire. The building was engulfed in flames within a matter of minutes and continued to burn for 60 hours. The official death toll currently stands at 80, but a final number is not expected until 2018.

London, UK. 14th June, 2017. Fire is still burning inside the tower at 9am. At least 50 people have been taken to five hospitals for treatment as hundreds of residents in the 24-storey, 120 flat, Grenfell Tower in North Kensington have been evacuated from
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20th – 22nd June – UK

The Summer Soltice, Royal Ascot and Glastonbury festival all fell during a glorious heatwave, where England saw its hottest June temperatures since 1976!

Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK, 19th June 2017. Hot and sunny on the beach as the heatwave continues into the working week. A trio of larger ladies walk out of the sea and up over the sand Credit: Paul Biggins/Alamy Live News
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