Conman jailed for pretending wife and son died in Grenfell Tower fire

A serial conman who pretended his family died in the Grenfell Tower fire in the UK to obtain more than £10,000 meant for the victims has been jailed.

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Cladding on 231 high-rises is to be tested for fire risk

Inspections will be carried out on 231 high-rise buildings to ensure their external cladding is not a fire hazard.

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Woman who escaped Grenfell fire while pregnant gives birth to 'miracle' baby

A woman who was caught up in the Grenfell Tower fire at three months pregnant has revealed she gave birth to possibly the disaster's youngest survivor.

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Grenfell families ’heartbroken’ as PM denies inquiry panel request

Families of Grenfell Tower fire victims are "heartbroken" Theresa May has denied requests for a diverse, decision-making panel to sit with the head of the public inquiry.

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Judge hits out at delay as Grenfell Tower fraudster’s sentencing adjourned

A judge has said it is "extremely unfortunate" that the sentencing of a fraudster who pretended his family had died in the Grenfell Tower fire to obtain relief funds has been delayed until the new year.

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Latest: Over 200 children still in B&B accommodation after Grenfell Tower fire, says MP

Latest: More than 200 children affected by the Grenfell Tower fire are still being housed in bed and breakfasts, Labour's Kensington MP has claimed.

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Memorial service will mark six months since Grenfell Tower tragedy

In the UK, a service of remembrance will take place at St Paul’s Cathedral this morning to mark six months to the day since the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Final death toll from Grenfell Tower fire reaches 70 plus stillborn baby

Seventy people and a stillborn baby make up the final death toll in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have confirmed.

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High-rise blaze in Belfast causes fears of another Grenfell

An investigation is underway into the cause of a blaze at a high-rise tower block near Belfast yesterday.

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Only 26 of 203 Grenfell families living in permanent homes, minister reveals

The response to the Grenfell Tower fire was branded a "disgrace" after the British Government revealed the majority of the families who lost their homes have not been permanently rehoused.

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Fire hits factory owned by maker of Grenfell Tower cladding panels

A factory owned by the maker of Grenfell Tower's cladding panels has caught fire.

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Conman admits to Grenfell Tower tragedy fraud

A serial conman has admitted pretending his family died in the Grenfell Tower fire to obtain around £12,500 meant for the victims.

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Firefighters checking Glasgow tower blocks 'every four hours' over cladding fear

Firefighters are carrying out "regular site visits" to blocks of flats in the west end of Glasgow over fears about material used on the buildings.

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Whitehall not funding fire safety work promised after Grenfell, says councils

Councils have claimed Whitehall is refusing to meet promises to fund fire safety improvements in response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Grenfell tragedy was product of ’brutal’ system of inequality: Jeremy Corbyn

Grenfell Tower stands as a symbol of a failed political system which has held sway in Britain for the past three decades and which Labour will replace, Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare.

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Candlelit vigil marks 100 days since Grenfell tragedy

A community left devastated by the Grenfell Tower fire united in the shadow of the high-rise for a candlelit vigil, 100 days on from the fire.

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Council leader vows to do 'whatever it takes' for Grenfell Tower blaze survivors

The leader of the council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower pledged to do "whatever it takes" to support survivors, 100 days on from the fire.

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All children on Grenfell Tower missing list identified, coroner says

All of the children from a list of the missing compiled by police in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster have been formally identified, a coroner has said.

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Latest: Heckles and criticsm fly as Grenfell Tower inquiry concludes first hearing

Latest: The first hearing of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry concluded to a chorus of heckles after a prominent lawyer attempted to quiz the probe's chairman.

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Cash reported stolen from Grenfell Tower after fire which killed 80

Money has allegedly been stolen from a flat in Grenfell Tower, the Metropolitan Police said.

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Tributes paid to 12 year old Grenfell Tower fire victim

The death of a 12-year-old boy trapped alongside his mother at the top of Grenfell Tower in England was "consistent with the effects of fire", an inquest has heard.

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Woman accused of falsely claiming her husband died in Grenfell Tower fire

A woman who allegedly falsely claimed her husband died in the Grenfell Tower fire and obtained more than £10,000 in funds allocated for survivors has appeared in court.

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Proposal to inspect all recent builds for fire safety labelled 'unrealistic'

There are calls for all buildings constructed in the past 10 years to undergo a fire safety audit.

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UK extends immigration amnesty for Grenfell Tower survivors

A one-year immigration amnesty offered to foreign nationals affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in England has been extended by three months, the British Home Office has said.

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Notting Hill Carnival revellers hold minute's silence for Grenfell Tower victims

Partiers dancing in the streets at Notting Hill Carnival in London paused to observe a minute's silence in memory of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Bodies of mother and daughter found side-by-side after Grenfell fire

One of the victims of the Grenfell disaster was found next to her mother, an inquest has heard.

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Grenfell Tower survivors take up nine offers of permanent homes

Nine offers of permanent accommodation have been accepted by Grenfell survivors whose homes were destroyed, while one household has already moved in to a new home.

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Grenfell Tower inquiry will probe cause of fire and adequacy of regulations

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.

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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.

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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.

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