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Grenfell refurbishment chief lacked overcladding experience, inquiry told

The managing architect on the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower in England had no experience of overcladding residential blocks, the inquiry into the disaster has...

London fire chief to step down earlier than expected in wake of Grenfell criticism

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton is to step down earlier than expected in the wake of criticism over the service’s response to the...

Three billboards outside Grenfell Tower demand ‘never again’

A Grenfell campaign group unveiled a series of billboards in England criticising the inquiry while also condemning London fire chiefs for their response to...

Grenfell Tower cladding ‘principal’ reason for fire’s rapid spread – report

The Grenfell Tower cladding did not comply with UK building regulations and was the “principal” reason for the fire’s rapid and “profoundly shocking” spread,...

Grenfell: Johnson hopes report will bring ‘some measure of comfort’ to those affected

The public inquiry’s first report into the Grenfell Tower fire will be officially published on Wednesday, two days after those directly affected were given...

Calls for justice as Grenfell Tower tragedy victims are remembered two years on

Stormzy joined thousands of people at a silent walk to remember Grenfell victims, after a defiant call for accountability was applauded at a memorial...

13 interviews carried out under caution in Grenfell Tower criminal probe

Thirteen interviews have been carried out under caution by British detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire, police said. The questioning forms part of the criminal...

MP accuses Grenfell Tower council of displaying ‘racism or snobbery’ over area

The Grenfell Tower area was described as “little Africa” and “full of people from the Tropics” by council officials, a British politician has claimed. Labour’s...

Two-year wait for Grenfell charges frustrating and disheartening, say survivors

A likely two-year wait for any charges in the criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire has been described as “extremely frustrating and disheartening”. Survivors and...

Grenfell Tower resident told to stay put after advice changed, inquiry hears

A Grenfell Tower resident was told to remain in their flat more than 15 minutes after the London Fire Brigade’s “stay put” advice was...

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