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Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
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Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze

Jun 14th 2021, 12:45 PM 7,442 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK
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Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK

Updated Nov 16th 2019, 1:52 PM 24,647 Views 4 Comments

Two people were injured in the fire, which was attended by 40 fire crews.

Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises after suggesting Grenfell victims lacked 'common sense'
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Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises after suggesting Grenfell victims lacked 'common sense'

Nov 5th 2019, 11:38 AM 38,090 Views 54 Comments

Rees-Mogg made the comments during an interview with LBC.

Report finds the cladding on Grenfell Tower was the main reason why the fire spread so quickly
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Report finds the cladding on Grenfell Tower was the main reason why the fire spread so quickly

Oct 30th 2019, 10:42 AM 9,929 Views 6 Comments

The judge said he still found the rapid engulfment of the tower by flames ‘profoundly shocking’

Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths
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Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths

Oct 29th 2019, 7:48 AM 14,770 Views 15 Comments

72 people died in the fire in June 2017.

Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims
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Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims

Nov 21st 2018, 4:40 PM 12,060 Views 25 Comments

Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.

Six men arrested after 'vile' video shows Grenfell Tower effigy being burned at bonfire
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Six men arrested after 'vile' video shows Grenfell Tower effigy being burned at bonfire

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 7:39 PM 34,813 Views 78 Comments

People can be heard laughing in the video and saying “jump out the window” and “help me, help me”.

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video
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Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video

Nov 5th 2018, 6:19 PM 20,211 Views 44 Comments

Footage of a group of people laughing while a model of the tragic tower burns has gone viral.

Man who received £88k support after claiming to be Grenfell Tower victim pleads guilty to fraud
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Man who received £88k support after claiming to be Grenfell Tower victim pleads guilty to fraud

Sep 21st 2018, 9:12 PM 17,756 Views 0 Comments

71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years
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Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years

Sep 7th 2018, 8:50 PM 24,984 Views 32 Comments

Yonatan Eyob claimed £500 after complaining his hotel food caused him to put on weight and outgrow his clothes.

Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims
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Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims

Aug 30th 2018, 7:17 AM 13,024 Views 0 Comments

The woman obtained money intended for those affected by the fire while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member.

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower
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'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

Jul 13th 2018, 10:30 PM 27,157 Views 74 Comments

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

One year on, the horrific Grenfell Tower fire still haunts the London community
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One year on, the horrific Grenfell Tower fire still haunts the London community

Jun 14th 2018, 7:19 AM 6,295 Views 9 Comments

71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt
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Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt

Jun 9th 2018, 4:11 PM 14,967 Views 2 Comments

The singer says her perceived wealth is used to delegitimise her anger about Grenfell.

Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud
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Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud

Jun 8th 2018, 8:09 AM 10,123 Views 0 Comments

Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.

Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
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Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'

Jun 7th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,413 Views 0 Comments

The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.

Task force rule out any such Grenfell Tower fire incident occurring in Ireland
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Task force rule out any such Grenfell Tower fire incident occurring in Ireland

Jun 6th 2018, 8:36 PM 6,256 Views 18 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy set up a group to assess Ireland’s fire safety measures following the Grenfell blaze in London last year.

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno
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'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

Jun 4th 2018, 9:58 PM 23,876 Views 23 Comments

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud
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Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud

Jun 1st 2018, 5:27 PM 15,987 Views 28 Comments

The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.

Public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to begin today with bereaved families having their say
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Public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to begin today with bereaved families having their say

May 21st 2018, 8:56 AM 5,763 Views 1 Comment

The inquiry into the fire that killed 72 people gets under way in London today.

Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices
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Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices

May 17th 2018, 12:59 PM 6,651 Views 19 Comments

The report stopped short of recommending that flammable building materials be banned.

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years
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Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

Apr 6th 2018, 4:41 PM 29,794 Views 39 Comments

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud
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Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud

Mar 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 19,325 Views 0 Comments

She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave

'Theresa May, where's the money for Grenfell?': Stormzy delivers powerful Brits performance
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'Theresa May, where's the money for Grenfell?': Stormzy delivers powerful Brits performance

Feb 22nd 2018, 1:21 PM 18,586 Views 12 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn praised the rapper for his performance, but Number 10 defended May in a statement today.

Grenfell campaigners drive 'three billboards' through London
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Grenfell campaigners drive 'three billboards' through London

Feb 15th 2018, 8:55 PM 13,487 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday marked eight months since the 14 June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire.

'Thank you for filling my life with joy': Tributes paid to six-year-old who died in Grenfell fire
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'Thank you for filling my life with joy': Tributes paid to six-year-old who died in Grenfell fire

Sep 20th 2017, 9:58 PM 11,475 Views 16 Comments

Yaqub Hashim is the latest child who died in the fire on 14 June to be identified.

'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze
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'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze

Sep 14th 2017, 8:54 AM 6,431 Views 20 Comments

80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.

Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire
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Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire

Sep 5th 2017, 2:31 PM 16,900 Views 0 Comments

Joyce Msokeri is alleged to have claimed over €10,000 in funds meant for survivors of the fire.

'The pain we feel is indescribable': Man with Irish roots identified as Grenfell Tower victim
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'The pain we feel is indescribable': Man with Irish roots identified as Grenfell Tower victim

Aug 30th 2017, 1:45 PM 20,492 Views 6 Comments

In all, 56 victims have been named so far.

Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban
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Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban

Jul 28th 2017, 11:03 AM 4,518 Views 12 Comments

All-star fundraiser set for Loftus Road on 2 September.

Police investigating Grenfell Tower fire say that the council 'may have committed manslaughter'
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Police investigating Grenfell Tower fire say that the council 'may have committed manslaughter'

Jul 27th 2017, 7:21 PM 11,569 Views 19 Comments

“In due course, a senior representative of each corporation will be formally interviewed by police in relation to the potential offence.”

'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named
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'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named

Jul 13th 2017, 6:31 PM 13,041 Views 4 Comments

In all, 34 victims have been named so far.

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims
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'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims

Jul 13th 2017, 7:23 AM 7,645 Views 24 Comments

Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.

Zainab Deen named as latest Grenfell victim - but 40 others still to be identified
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Zainab Deen named as latest Grenfell victim - but 40 others still to be identified

Jul 12th 2017, 3:30 PM 16,508 Views 12 Comments

Authorities have yet to confirm the identities of half of those who have lost their lives.

U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower
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U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower

Jul 9th 2017, 2:53 PM 4,552 Views 2 Comments

They also paid tribute to Jo Cox who was murdered by a terrorist last year.

Just 21 of the Grenfell Tower dead have been identified
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Just 21 of the Grenfell Tower dead have been identified

Jul 6th 2017, 7:59 PM 11,114 Views 16 Comments

There are 23 flats where police have been unable to trace or speak to anyone.

Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police
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Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police

Jul 5th 2017, 8:24 AM 11,092 Views 9 Comments

Families were told answers on those missing may not come until the end of the year.

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire
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'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire

Jun 30th 2017, 5:48 PM 9,840 Views 12 Comments

Nicholas Paget-Brown came in for sharp criticism after cancelling a council meeting on the fire last night.

149 high-rise buildings in Britain have failed fire safety tests since the blaze at Grenfell Tower
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149 high-rise buildings in Britain have failed fire safety tests since the blaze at Grenfell Tower

Jun 30th 2017, 4:31 PM 15,825 Views 23 Comments

Earlier, Kensington Council said a meeting regarding the disaster had to be adjourned as the presence of the press could prejudice a public inquiry into the blaze.

Man falsely claimed his wife and son died in Grenfell fire to get money and housing
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Man falsely claimed his wife and son died in Grenfell fire to get money and housing

Jun 29th 2017, 5:36 PM 31,973 Views 24 Comments

The 52-year-old was arrested in London.

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