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# grenfell tower

Last year
2022
# London
Man who filmed ‘disgusting’ Grenfell video handed suspended jail term
Paul Bussetti, 49, admitted making the “grossly offensive” film at a friend’s party.
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# Fire
Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.
# greater manchester
Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK
Two people were injured in the fire, which was attended by 40 fire crews.
# Apology
Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises after suggesting Grenfell victims lacked 'common sense'
Rees-Mogg made the comments during an interview with LBC.
# Public Inquiry
Report finds the cladding on Grenfell Tower was the main reason why the fire spread so quickly
The judge said he still found the rapid engulfment of the tower by flames ‘profoundly shocking’
# London
Grenfell Tower inquiry: 'Serious shortcomings' in response of fire service likely led to more deaths
72 people died in the fire in June 2017.
# Fraud
Man jailed for six years after falsely claiming over £100,000 in benefits for Grenfell Tower victims
Sharife Elouahabi claimed a total of £103,475.60 in accommodation and financial benefits.
# London
Six men arrested after 'vile' video shows Grenfell Tower effigy being burned at bonfire
People can be heard laughing in the video and saying “jump out the window” and “help me, help me”.
# hate crime
Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video
Footage of a group of people laughing while a model of the tragic tower burns has gone viral.
# London
Man who received £88k support after claiming to be Grenfell Tower victim pleads guilty to fraud
71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.
# Fraud
Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years
Yonatan Eyob claimed £500 after complaining his hotel food caused him to put on weight and outgrow his clothes.
# London
Council worker charged with taking money intended for Grenfell Tower victims
The woman obtained money intended for those affected by the fire while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member.
# met police
'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower
The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.
# London
One year on, the horrific Grenfell Tower fire still haunts the London community
71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.
# Lily Allen
Lily Allen admitted that she's currently in over €1.1 million worth of debt
The singer says her perceived wealth is used to delegitimise her anger about Grenfell.
# London
Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud
Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.
# London
Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.
# Fire Safety
Task force rule out any such Grenfell Tower fire incident occurring in Ireland
Minister Eoghan Murphy set up a group to assess Ireland’s fire safety measures following the Grenfell blaze in London last year.
# disaster inquiry
'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno
72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.
# London
Man who falsely claimed father died in Grenfell Tower fire jailed for fraud
The man used the name of a real victim to claim money and free hotel accommodation.
# London
Public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to begin today with bereaved families having their say
The inquiry into the fire that killed 72 people gets under way in London today.
# race to the bottom
Grenfell fire report: 'Ignorance and indifference' led to lax safety practices
The report stopped short of recommending that flammable building materials be banned.
# Fraud
Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years
The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.
# London
Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim convicted of fraud
She lated claimed her made-up husband had actually survived and taken refuge in a cave
# grenfell tower
'Theresa May, where's the money for Grenfell?': Stormzy delivers powerful Brits performance
Jeremy Corbyn praised the rapper for his performance, but Number 10 defended May in a statement today.
# 71 dead
Grenfell campaigners drive 'three billboards' through London
Yesterday marked eight months since the 14 June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire.
# grenfell tower
'Thank you for filling my life with joy': Tributes paid to six-year-old who died in Grenfell fire
Yaqub Hashim is the latest child who died in the fire on 14 June to be identified.
# London
'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze
80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.
# false claims
Woman charged with fraud after claiming husband had died in Grenfell Tower fire
Joyce Msokeri is alleged to have claimed over €10,000 in funds meant for survivors of the fire.
# Denis Murphy
'The pain we feel is indescribable': Man with Irish roots identified as Grenfell Tower victim
In all, 56 victims have been named so far.
# banned aid
Joey Barton not allowed to play in Grenfell Tower charity match because of FA betting ban
All-star fundraiser set for Loftus Road on 2 September.
# London
Police investigating Grenfell Tower fire say that the council 'may have committed manslaughter'
“In due course, a senior representative of each corporation will be formally interviewed by police in relation to the potential offence.”
# RIP
'I'm so sorry that you had to leave this way': Two more Grenfell victims named
In all, 34 victims have been named so far.
# London
'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims
Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.
# kensington
Zainab Deen named as latest Grenfell victim - but 40 others still to be identified
Authorities have yet to confirm the identities of half of those who have lost their lives.
# joshua tree tour
U2 played an intimate gig in London for the firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower
They also paid tribute to Jo Cox who was murdered by a terrorist last year.
# Investigation
Just 21 of the Grenfell Tower dead have been identified
There are 23 flats where police have been unable to trace or speak to anyone.
# three weeks on
Tense scenes as Grenfell Tower families demand answers from police
Families were told answers on those missing may not come until the end of the year.
# nicholas paget-brown
'I have to accept my share of responsibility': Council leader steps down in wake of Grenfell fire
Nicholas Paget-Brown came in for sharp criticism after cancelling a council meeting on the fire last night.
# 100% failure rate
149 high-rise buildings in Britain have failed fire safety tests since the blaze at Grenfell Tower
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.