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#grenfell tower

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Thank you for filling my life with joy': Tributes paid to six-year-old who died in Grenfell fire

Yaqub Hashim is the latest child who died in the fire on 14 June to be identified.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze

80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire

Joyce Msokeri is alleged to have claimed over €10,000 in funds meant for survivors of the fire.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'The pain we feel is indescribable': Man with Irish roots identified as Grenfell Tower victim

In all, 56 victims have been named so far.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 28 July, 2017

From The42 Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban Banned Aid

Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban

All-star fundraiser set for Loftus Road on 2 September.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Police investigating Grenfell Tower fire say that the council 'may have committed manslaughter'

“In due course, a senior representative of each corporation will be formally interviewed by police in relation to the potential offence.”

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named RIP

'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named

In all, 34 victims have been named so far.

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims

Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Zainab Deen named as latest Grenfell victim - but 40 others still to be identified

Authorities have yet to confirm the identities of half of those who have lost their lives.

# grenfell-tower - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower Joshua Tree Tour

U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower

They also paid tribute to Jo Cox who was murdered by a terrorist last year.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Just 21 of the Grenfell Tower dead have been identified

There are 23 flats where police have been unable to trace or speak to anyone.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police

Families were told answers on those missing may not come until the end of the year.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 30 June, 2017

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire Nicholas Paget-brown This post contains videos

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire

Nicholas Paget-Brown came in for sharp criticism after cancelling a council meeting on the fire last night.

149 high-rise buildings in Britain have failed fire safety tests since the blaze at Grenfell Tower

Earlier, Kensington Council said a meeting regarding the disaster had to be adjourned as the presence of the press could prejudice a public inquiry into the blaze.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man falsely claimed his wife and son died in Grenfell fire to get money and housing

The 52-year-old was arrested in London.

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Calls for nationwide fire safety checks after discovery of Grenfell cladding on Cork County Council HQ

Cork County Council confirmed that its headquarters had the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

# grenfell-tower - Monday 26 June, 2017

Company withdraws sales of cladding linked to Grenfell Tower blaze

Arconic said it was discontinuing the product due to “the inconsistency of building codes across the world”.

Man asks for book character to be named after ex-pupil who died in Grenfell Tower, public raises £20,000

James Clements asked that a character in author Philip Pullman’s coming book be named after his ex-pupil, and Grenfell victim, Nur Huda el-Wahabi.

# grenfell-tower - Saturday 24 June, 2017

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.

'You will need to check out by 4pm': Grenfell Tower survivors given hours' notice to leave hotel

Survivors were left unsure of where they were going to go next, after the letter from the local council.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 23 June, 2017

Five tower blocks with 800 homes being evacuated in Camden over fire safety fears

Camden Council said it was undertaking “urgent fire safety works”.

The charity single for Grenfell Tower survivors has topped UK charts

The cover track by 50 artists including Stormzy, Emeli Sande and Robbie Williams has sold over 170,000 copies.

Grenfell Tower blaze began in faulty fridge-freezer

The Hotpoint fridge model that started the fire had not been subject to any product recall.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Cladding on seven UK high rises found to be combustible

Tower blocks across Britain are being examined following the London fire.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It was just not good enough': Theresa May apologises for reaction to Grenfell tragedy

Reports emerged that the cladding may have given off gas that contributed to some of the 79 deaths.

From The Daily Edge Simon Cowell's moving charity single in tribute to the London tower block fire has just been released Over Troubled Water

Simon Cowell's moving charity single in tribute to the London tower block fire has just been released

It features Robbie Williams, Rita Ora and James Blunt among others.

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'Does our Housing Minister know how many homes are at risk of rapid fire spread?'

In Ireland, the concerns of residents about fire safety in several housing developments constructed hastily during the Celtic Tiger boom have fallen on deaf ears, writes Cian O’Callaghan.

# grenfell-tower - Monday 19 June, 2017

Death toll in Grenfell Tower fire rises to 79

The Met Police released images from inside the tower block yesterday.

# grenfell-tower - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire

The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 30.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 16 June, 2017

Angry protesters storm town hall shouting 'We want justice' over London tower block fire

Theresa May faced cries of “coward” and “shame on you” when she went to a local church today.

Man jailed for three months for posting pictures of Grenfell Tower victim

He opened a body bag to look inside.

Fires still breaking out at London tower block as police say identification of bodies could take months

The London Fire Brigade says that it does not expect to find any more survivors after the blaze.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 15 June, 2017

First victim of London tower fire named as search for the missing continues

Mohammed Alhajali has been named as the Grenfell Tower fire’s first victim.

London fire: 'There is a risk we may not be able to identify everybody'

Police say the recovery process will be difficult, as angry locals asked London Mayor Sadiq Khan some tough questions.

London fire: Theresa May orders full inquiry, as death toll rises to 17

Around 35 appeals to find missing loved ones have been made in the press and on social media.

Cladding on London tower block was linked to a similar fire in Melbourne

The death toll from the fire now stands at 17, with many more missing and another 17 in critical condition.

From The Daily Edge There were emotional scenes as Adele visited the scene of the London tower block fire last night Grenfell Tower

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Babies dropped from 10th floor windows' - eyewitnesses describe a night of horror in London

At least 12 people lost their lives in the blaze, a number which is expected to rise.

London fire: Death toll rises to 12 following tower block blaze

Almost 70 people have been taken to hospital as firefighters continue fighting the blaze.

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