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# grenfell-tower - Monday 14 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 14th 2021, 12:45 PM 7,440 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

# grenfell-tower - Saturday 16 November, 2019

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

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

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 - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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

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”.

# grenfell-tower - Monday 5 November, 2018

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 21 September, 2018

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

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 - Friday 7 September, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 30 August, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 13 July, 2018

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

'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”.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 14 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 14th 2018, 7:19 AM 6,292 Views 9 Comments

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

# grenfell-tower - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt
# Lily Allen
From The Daily Edge
# Lily Allen

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

Jun 9th 2018, 4:11 PM 14,965 Views 2 Comments

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

# grenfell-tower - Friday 8 June, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 7 June, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Monday 4 June, 2018

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

'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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 1 June, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Monday 21 May, 2018

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

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-tower - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices
# Race To The Bottom
# Race To The Bottom

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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 6 April, 2018

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

'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-tower - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Grenfell campaigners drive 'three billboards' through London
# 71 Dead
# 71 Dead

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

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

'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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 14 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 14th 2017, 8:54 AM 6,430 Views 19 Comments

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

# grenfell-tower - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

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

'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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 28 July, 2017

Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban
# Banned Aid
From The42
# Banned Aid

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 27th 2017, 7:21 PM 11,568 Views 19 Comments

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

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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

'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
# London
# London

'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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Sunday 9 July, 2017

U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower
# Joshua Tree Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Joshua Tree Tour

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 6 July, 2017

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

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.

# grenfell-tower - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police
# Three Weeks On
# Three Weeks On

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.

# grenfell-tower - Friday 30 June, 2017

'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire
# Nicholas Paget-brown
# Nicholas Paget-brown

'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
# 100% Failure Rate
# 100% Failure Rate

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.

# grenfell-tower - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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

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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