Grenfell Tower fire

The Grenfell Tower public inquiry will examine issues including the cause of the fire and the actions of authorities before the blaze, the British Government has announced.

Residents want council to cut ties with firm managing Grenfell Tower over response to fire

Community leaders are appealing to the head of the council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower fire in London to cut ties with the organisation responsible for managing the high-rise block.

Grenfell Tower survivors hunt for homes themselves in frustration at council

Grenfell Tower survivors have resorted to searching for new homes privately out of frustration at the council's rehousing efforts two months after the fire in London.

Grenfell Tower tragedy reveals reality of discrimination, says resident's leader

Looking at the Grenfell Tower disaster is "like peeling the layers of an onion", the leader of a nearby residents' association has said.

Hundreds submit Grenfell Tower inquiry proposals as deadline passes

Consultation on which issues the Grenfell Tower public inquiry should examine has ended following more than 400 submissions.

Two thirds of Grenfell Tower residents still in emergency accommodation

The majority of residents made homeless after the Grenfell Tower fire remain in emergency accommodation seven weeks on from the devastating blaze.

Two-year-old identified as Grenfell Tower victim

A toddler has been identified as one of the latest victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Top councillors and others linked to Grenfell Tower revamp cannot keep jobs - MP

Senior councillors and decision-makers linked to the Grenfell Tower refurbishment cannot stay in their roles as a corporate manslaughter investigation looms, the area's MP said.

Investigation reveals hundreds of tower blocks found to have fire safety flaws

Hundreds of towers across England were discovered to have fire safety flaws including broken fire doors and holes which could help blazes spread, new figures show.

Reasonable grounds to suspect corporate manslaughter, say Grenfell Tower police

Detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences may have been committed, Scotland Yard has said.

Grenfell Tower survivor recounts escape and last look back at inferno

A Grenfell Tower survivor who escaped from the 19th floor of the burning building has said he will be haunted for life by the sight of the raging fire.

Service remembers five killed in Grenfell Tower fire

Family and friends of five of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire, including two child victims, have gathered to remember their loved ones.

Marcus Mumford to star in celebrity Grenfell football match as he hits out at ‘shambolic’ response

Marcus Mumford has slammed the “shambolic” initial response to the Grenfell Tower fire as he announced a charity football game raising funds for survivors.

'We need someone who's real,' inquiry chair told in front of Grenfell survivors

A crowd of Grenfell survivors and residents applauded as a member of public told the retired judge leading the inquiry into the disaster that he did not think he would do them justice.

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 said it stopped selling them for high-rise buildings because it cannot control how they are installed.

‘Grenfell acted like a long, thin, and very effective chimney’

Since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London, concern has grown over the use of polyethylene cladding on buildings in Ireland, writes Caroline O’Doherty.

Grenfell Tower council's new leader rejects calls to quit immediately

The new leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire has rejected calls to resign, after a meeting heard traumatic accounts of survivors' experiences since the blaze.

Expert claims Grenfell Tower cladding would have burned as fast as petrol

The plastic core of the cladding used on Grenfell Tower could have burned as quickly as petrol, a fire safety expert has said.

Less than one fifth of Grenfell survivors' accommodation offers accepted

Less than a fifth of accommodation offers made to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have been accepted so far, latest figures show.

Community leaders in call over how money for Grenfell victims will be spent

Grenfell community leaders have demanded to know how money collected for victims of the blaze will be distributed.

March to honour Grenfell Tower victims one month after disaster

Grenfell Tower survivors will mobilise a grieving community on Friday with a march to honour the dead exactly a month on from the fire.

Girl, 12, treated for cyanide poisoning after Grenfell Tower fire

A young survivor of the Grenfell Tower fire has been treated for cyanide poisoning.

Police vow to return Grenfell Tower victims' remains 'as soon as we can'

The officer leading the Grenfell Tower fire investigation has said police are determined to return those who died to their families, in a statement released four weeks after the tragedy.

Grenfell Tower survivors marking four weeks since devastating fire

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy are marking four weeks since the devastating fire by paying respects to those killed.

Grenfell fire: Only a miracle could have stopped inferno, says fire chief

The London Fire Commissioner defended the controversial advice for residents to stay put as the flames spread, insisting it was the right way to act in most cases.

Around 225 people escaped Grenfell Tower blaze, say police

Around 255 survivors escaped the Grenfell Tower blaze, police have revealed.

Grenfell Tower inquiry chairman heckled as he meets disaster survivors

The head of the inquiry into the fatal Grenfell Tower fire was heckled by residents and survivors of the disaster as he met them for the first time.

'87 recoveries' made from Grenfell tower but death toll still unclear

Police investigating the Grenfell Tower disaster say they have made "87 recoveries" but stressed "the catastrophic damage" inside means "that is not 87 people".

Most Grenfell Tower survivors still in hotels three weeks after disaster

The majority of Grenfell Tower survivors remain in hotels three weeks after the deadly blaze as the Government attempts to find them suitable accommodation.

Families told Grenfell victims 'may not be identified until end of year'

The families of victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have been told at a meeting with a coroner and the Met Police that their relatives may not be identified until the end of the year.

Buildings at three NHS trusts fail fire safety tests

Buildings at three NHS trusts in England have failed fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, NHS Improvement has said.