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Grenfell Tower

13 Jun 2018
Anger and impatience for justice mix with raw grief as Britain prepares to mark the first anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster -- the deadliest domestic fire since World War II.
16 May 2018
Britain will spend £400 million stripping high-rise buildings of the dangerous cladding blamed for last year's Grenfell Tower fire which left 71 people dead, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday.
11 Dec 2017
The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire in London in which 71 people were killed is "unprecedented", a police spokesman said on Monday at the opening of a public inquiry into the blaze.
26 Aug 2017
Volunteers are busy cutting out paper hearts, painting banners and inflating balloons ahead of Europe's biggest street festival on Sunday and Monday in the same streets where the tragedy unfolded in June.
13 Jul 2017
Hundreds of people held a vigil on Wednesday evening for the victims of the London tower block inferno, as anger simmers over the official reaction and the ongoing investigation.
5 Jul 2017
British police on Wednesday said they had recovered the "last of the visible human remains" from the Grenfell Tower high rise building, where an inferno killed at least 80 people last month.
5 Jul 2017
When the fire raged through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, an apartment building in London recently, the catastrophe was monumental. The disaster, which was worsened by a lack of unexpectedness and not prevented by the fire codes, claimed at least 80 people.
3 Jul 2017
Hector Bellerin joined fellow Premier League star Raheem Sterling in making a sizeable donation to the victims and their families of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, it was reported on Monday.
30 Jun 2017
Contractors working on the renovation of London's Grenfell Tower were asked by the building's managers to reduce costs, with cheaper exterior cladding suggested as one alternative, The Times reported Friday.
29 Jun 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday appointed a retired judge to lead a public inquiry into the London tower block blaze, as a funeral was held for one of at least 80 victims.
28 Jun 2017
It will be "many months" before authorities will be able to give a final death toll for the London tower block blaze, police said on Wednesday while stressing the enormity of the task.
27 Jun 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May promised an investigation Tuesday into the use of cladding on British high-rise buildings following the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, after safety tests on 95 similar blocks recorded a 100-percent failure rate.


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