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London hotel blaze centred on outside of ‘cladding-covered’ building

A fire at a five-storey hotel in west London was on the outside of the building, which a witness says was covered in cladding. About...

Australian state declares emergency as wildfires continue

Australia’s most populous state declared a fire emergency on Monday, with worsening conditions expected from wildfires that have claimed three lives and more than...

UK firefighters battle blaze as wildfires tear through Britain

Firefighters who tackled a large moorland blaze said the fire was highly unusual for February and a product of days of dry weather. The smoke...

Seven children die in Canadian house fire

Seven children, all members of a Syrian family who arrived in Canada about two years ago, have died in a fire that witnesses said...

Grenfell Tower panel-makers ‘cannot control how they are installed’

The US manufacturer of the cladding panels on Grenfell Tower in London, where at least 80 people died in a fire last month, has...

Seven confirmed dead as fire sweeps through ’squatters’ building in South Africa

A fire has broken out in a building where squatters were living illegally in central Johannesburg, killing seven people, South African authorities have said. The...

Grenfell Tower fire council warned against ‘continuity’ candidate for leadership

Councillors have warned Conservatives against selecting a "continuity" candidate to become the new leader of the local authority at the centre of the Grenfell...

Hotpoint urges thousands to contact them over faulty fridge-freezer that sparked Grenfell fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the...

Fifth Grenfell Tower victim named, as death toll rises to 79

A 52-year-old woman is the fifth victim of the Grenfell Tower fire to have been named, after Scotland Yard announced the death toll had...

BBC claims leaked letters reveal Ministers were repeatedly warned about fire regulations

Ministers in the UK were repeatedly warned that fire regulations were not keeping people safe, the BBC says leaked letters reveal. The broadcaster said letters...

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