Residential building in London destroyed by fire in 2017
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Grenfell Tower is a derelict 24-storey residential tower block in North Kensington in London, England, the remains of which are still standing following a severe fire in June 2017. The tower was completed in 1974 as part of the first phase of the Lancaster West Estate. The tower was named after Grenfell Road, which ran to the south of the building; the road itself was named after Field Marshal Lord Grenfell, a senior British Army officer.
Grenfell insulation material swapped part-way through renovation, inquiry told
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Grenfell Tower inquiry: Fire engineer unaware cladding would pose 'issues'A fire safety expert did not think cladding the tower needed a separate appraisal, the inquiry hears.
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Grenfell Tower fire: Virtual service to pay tribute to 72 victimsThe prime minister and Labour leader pledge to do "everything" to prevent another tower block fire.
Grenfell Tower fire: Lockdown makes third anniversary 'difficult'A series of memorial events are being broadcast online on Sunday to comply with lockdown guidelines.
Grenfell campaigners say government must commit to deadline for removing flammable claddingAll dangerous material was meant to have been removed by this month
Grenfell campaigners call for cladding removal deadlineJustice4Grenfell say 23,000 homes in the UK are still covered in "Grenfell-style cladding".
Corporate witnesses in Grenfell Tower inquiry given immunity from prosecutionArchitects and builders behind the refurbishment had threatened to withhold evidence - but victims feared an attempt to 'sabotage' inquiry
Grenfell Tower inquiry: Corporate witnesses must be given immunity from prosecution, chair saysMany threaten to remain silent to avoid incriminating themselves
Survivors of London's Grenfell fire denounce 'sabotage' of public inquiryBereaved families and survivors of London's 2017 Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 72 people, on Monday accused those responsible for wrapping the building in combustible materials of trying to..
Grenfell Tower inquiry: Refurbishment companies 'killed residents as surely as if they'd pulled a trigger''They promoted their unsuitable, dangerous products in pursuit of money' says victims' representatives
Witnesses seek protection from charges over London's deadly Grenfell fireSeveral witnesses have asked for guarantees that they will not be prosecuted for anything they say at a public inquiry into a fire that killed 72 people in London's Grenfell Tower nearly three years..
Grenfell Tower firms knew planned cladding would fail in fire, emails suggestCompanies had sought to distance themselves from blame but internal messages appear to contradict stance
Grenfell Tower fire: What to expect from the second phase of the inquiryPanel hopes to uncover 'honest account' of circumstances behind blaze which killed 72 people
Inquiry into London's deadly Grenfell fire begins asking who was to blameA public inquiry into the 2017 fire at London's Grenfell Tower, which killed 72 people, began to zero in on Monday on how the densely populated social housing block was allowed to become a tinder box..
Grenfell Tower inquiry member Benita Mehra resignsBenita Mehra quit after being linked to the charitable arm of a firm which supplied the block's cladding.
Grenfell Tower inquiry panel member quits after cladding link exposedA newly appointed member of the Grenfell Tower inquiry panel has resigned after she was linked to a charitable arm of the firm that supplied the tower block's deadly cladding.
London firefighters' guard-of-honour for Dany CottonGrenfell Tower blaze survivors dismiss a parade for Dany Cotton as a "street party".
Grenfell Tower: London Fire Brigade 'too slow to learn lessons from disaster', says watchdog'Wasteful' practices, insufficiently trained staff and failure to follow national guidance still a problem two and a half years on from Grenfell tragedy, says HMICFRS
Firefighter who ended 'stay put' order at Grenfell Tower named new head of London Fire BrigadeAndy Roe must help service learn 'significant lessons' of tower blaze, says mayor
London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton resigns amid Grenfell controversyLondon Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton is to resign amid controversy surrounding the Grenfell fire.
London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton to quit four months earlyIt comes after survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire called for Dany Cotton to go.
Grenfell Tower: Community sewing gigantic quilt for justiceTuesday Greenidge is among those sewing a huge quilt to the dimensions of Grenfell Tower "for justice".
Lib Dem Sam Gyimah triggers row after suggesting Labour election rival partially responsible for Grenfell fireLib Dem candidate for Kensington claims Labour councillors could have blocked decisions that led to deadly blaze as he calls on Jeremy Corbyn's party to step aside in marginal seat
Grenfell Tower: Second apology over Jacob Rees-Mogg commentsAndrew Bridgen admits causing "distress and offence" with his explanation of Jacob Rees-Mogg's remarks.
UK's Rees-Mogg apologizes for comment on 'common sense' of Grenfell fire victimsBritish government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg apologized on Tuesday after he suggested that victims of the blaze at London's Grenfell Tower should have used common sense to ignore firefighters'..
Jacob Rees-Mogg labelled 'callously irresponsible' by firefighters after blaming Grenfell victims for their deathsJacob Rees-Mogg has been condemned as "callously irresponsible" by firefighters for his comments on the Grenfell Tower disaster.
UK's Rees-Mogg says 'common sense' could have saved Grenfell victimsProminent Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg drew criticism on Tuesday after he suggested that victims of the Grenfell Tower fire could have used common sense to ignore the instructions of the fire..
UK's Rees-Mogg says Grenfell victims could have used common sense to escapeProminent Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg on Tuesday said that victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 could have used common sense to ignore the instructions of the fire service and leave the..
Combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower key to deadly fire: inquiryThe use of combustible materials in the refurbishment of London's Grenfell Tower was central to the catastrophic chain of events in June 2017 that turned an ordinary kitchen fire into an inferno that..
Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PMA new report will be published later on the fire in west London in 2017 which killed 72 people.
Grenfell Tower inquiry: What survivors want to seeSurvivors tell the BBC what they want to see in the first phase of the Grenfell Tower inquiry.
Tory ministers accused of 'failing' Grenfell residents after rejecting calls for contamination tests around blockGovernment accused of 'complacent and patronising attitude' towards those living around tower after it dismissed MPs' calls to set up biomonitoring scheme following reports of 'Grenfell cough'
London Fire Brigade failings worsened Grenfell Tower death toll: reportGrave failings by the London Fire Brigade during the Grenfell Tower blaze, which killed 71 people in 2017, meant that some lives that could have been saved were lost, a public inquiry has found.
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Grenfell Tower fire: Survivors and bereaved call for first inquiry report to acknowledge authorities failed residents'We get scared going to sleep every night thinking or knowing we might wake up to another Grenfell'
Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade officials interviewed under caution by police over disasterLondon Fire Brigade officials have been interviewed under caution by police investigating the Grenfell Tower disaster.
Grenfell Tower: Man jailed for £75,000 handouts fraudDaniel Steventon said he had flat-shared with one of the Grenfell Tower victim's to claim handouts.
Fire extinguished at London building near Grenfell disasterLondon's fire brigade said on Friday they had put out a fire on the balcony of the 12th floor of a building in West London near Grenfell Tower, where a blaze killed 71 people in 2017.
Notting Hill tower block flat fire near site of Grenfell blazeThe fire on the 12th floor of the tower in Notting Hill is now under control, London Fire Brigade says.
Notting Hill fire: Blaze breaks out in London tower block near GrenfellA fire has broken out in a block of flats near Grenfell Tower.
Notting Hill fire: Flames and smoke seen coming from tower block near Grenfell - live updatesFollow all the latest updates with our liveblog
Grenfell model bonfire film court decision 'appalling'Paul Bussetti was cleared of posting "grossly offensive" material - a video of an effigy of a burning Grenfell Tower.
Burning Grenfell effigy model 'was joke about friends'Paul Bussetti denies a charge of sending "grossly offensive" material of the burning effigy.
'It was funny': Man who filmed Grenfell Tower effigy claims burning figures were friends and not victimsPaul Bussetti claims model was 'banter' depicting friends burning to death
Final resident moves out of condemned Portsmouth tower blockAlyson Hammond was the last resident of a building condemned after the Grenfell Tower fire.