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Grenfell inquiry: Father thought of letting daughter die in sleep

Image copyright Grenfell Tower Inquiry Image caption Richard Fletcher said the smoke in the hallway was “not like in the movies – it was pitch black” A father trapped in Grenfell Tower considered letting his…

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Grenfell Tower inquiry: Fire safety advice like ‘waiting in a trap’

Image copyright Grenfell Tower Inquiry Image caption Miguel Alves was one of the first people to escape the Grenfell Tower fire One of the first people to escape the Grenfell Tower said he wished he…


Grenfell Tower inquiry: Children told escape was an ‘adventure’

Image copyright PA A couple who fled Grenfell Tower told their children they were going on a “night-time adventure” as they escaped. In a written statement to the inquiry into the blaze, Jamie Murray and…


Smaller Swansea student tower backed after Grenfell tragedy

Image copyright RDE Silex Image caption The student tower (green block) as originally envisaged – it will now be five storeys shorter Scaled-down plans for a tower block housing hundreds of students in Swansea city…


Grenfell Tower: Five things firefighters told us about the fire

Firefighters have been giving evidence to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. As the inquiry now prepares to begin hearing from the families of the victims, hear are five key things we’ve learned so far. 1. Firefighters…


Swansea student tower rethink after Grenfell tragedy

Image copyright RDE Silex Image caption The student tower (green block) as originally envisaged – it will now be five storeys shorter Plans for a 22-storey tower housing hundreds of students in Swansea city centre…


Grenfell fraud council finance boss jailed

Image copyright PA Image caption Jenny McDonagh stole the money while working in finance for Kensington and Chelsea Council and the health service A fraudster who stole tens of thousands of pounds from the NHS…


Grenfell Inquiry: Fears fire crews would not return, says chief

Image copyright PA The head of the London Fire Brigade says she tried to comfort her crew as they entered Grenfell Tower, fearing some would not come back alive. Commissioner Dany Cotton told the inquiry…


Grenfell Inquiry: No-one should have lived there, says fire chief

Image copyright PA The spread of fire inside Grenfell Tower was so horrendous that no-one should ever have been allowed to live there, a fire chief has said. Deputy assistant commissioner Andrew O’Loughlin told the…


Grenfell Tower: Homeless man charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moses Ettienne claimed he was a resident in Grenfell Tower on the night the blaze left 72 people dead A homeless man has been charged with fraudulently obtaining food and…


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