75 firefighters battle flats blaze

London: More than 75 firefighters were today battling flames after a blaze broke out in a block of flats.

London Fire Brigade said three people were rescued from the building in Glentworth Street, Westminster, and some 15 engines were at the scene.

• Essex: A 23-year-old man was today being questioned by detectives over the death of a French chef stabbed after leaving a concert by The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Reynald Duchene, 37, of South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, was involved in an "altercation" with a group of men and women in Southend, Essex, late on Saturday, police said.