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Grenfell Tower MP calls for Universal Credit launch delay

Image copyright PA Image caption Emma Dent Coad says Universal Credit could leave many of her constituents without money over Christmas The MP whose seat is home to Grenfell Tower has urged the government to…

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New Scottish fire safety measures after Grenfell

Image copyright AFP Image caption A review was launched in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London New fire safety measures for high rise buildings in Scotland are to are to introduced next…


Grenfell ‘can learn a lot from Aberfan’

Two women affected by the Grenfell Tower and Aberfan disasters have been discussing how the two tragedies have affected their communities. The fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, west London, killed 72 people in…


Grenfell Tower inquiry: Expert says fridge-freezer started blaze

Image copyright PA Image caption The relay compressor compartment recovered from the fridge freezer from flat 16 The fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower probably started due to overheated wiring in a fridge-freezer, according to one…


Grenfell fraud: Man jailed for £100k claim

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Sharife Elouahabi pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation A “manipulative” man has been jailed after claiming more than £100,000 intended for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Sharife…


Grenfell Inquiry: Kitchen fire spread to cladding in 10 minutes

Image copyright AFP/Getty The advice for Grenfell Tower residents to stay in their flats should have been reconsidered once the fire reached the outside, which took just 10 minutes. The Grenfell Inquiry heard the small…


Grenfell father: ‘I thought I’d lost my family’

A survivor of the Grenfell Tower fire has said it is “important” for people to know what it was like trying to escape from the burning building. Marcio Gomes is among the residents who have…


Grenfell inquiry: 12-year-old victim pleaded for fire crews to hurry

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Jessica Urbano Ramirez was described as ‘loving, kind-hearted and caring’ A 12-year-old girl who died in the Grenfell Tower blaze begged firefighters to hurry up in a 999 call…


Grenfell Inquiry: residents given ‘wrong’ advice by 999 staff

Image copyright Getty Images A Grenfell Tower resident was told to remain in their flat, despite the fire brigade having ordered everyone to evacuate 15 minutes earlier. Emergency staff taking calls from residents in the…


Grenfell Tower inquiry: Trapped dad told ‘don’t give up’

A father who was trapped in Grenfell Tower with his family was told he was brave and “don’t give up” by a 999 call operator. The audio recording of a 999 call made by Marcio…


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