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# Grenfell

Last year
# Grenfell
Firms ‘using Grenfell inquiry to position themselves for legal proceedings’
In closing submissions, lead counsel Richard Millett accused firms of a ‘merry go round of buck-passing’.
# 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.
All time
# Grenfell Tower Fire
Grenfell fire consequence of ‘unbridled passion for deregulation’, inquiry told
Ahead of today’s hearing survivors said the “the spotlight will finally fall on the Government” in this part of the inquiry.
# Fire
Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.
# grenfell fire
Grenfell insulation firm Kingspan used PR agency to lobby MPs weeks after deadly fire
Kingspan was founded in 1965 in Co Cavan.
# simonsridge
'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs
An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.
# General Election
Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage
The campaign will focus on ‘getting Brexit done’, but the party has some internal issues to sort out first.
# 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’
# 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
'Truly appalling actions': Public official jailed for stealing €67k of Grenfell money
Jenny McDonagh, 39, a finance worker with Kensington and Chelsea local authority, admitted spending the money on trips abroad, beauty treatments and restaurant meals.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# London
Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.
# 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
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
# 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.
# Fraud
Man falsely claimed his wife and son died in Grenfell fire to get money and housing
The 52-year-old was arrested in London.
# grenfell tower
'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim
Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.
# Cladding
60 high-rise buildings across the UK have failed fire safety tests
Areas affected include the city of Manchester, Camden, Plymouth, Hounslow, Portsmouth, Barnet and Brent.
# over troubled water
Simon Cowell's moving charity single in tribute to the London tower block fire has just been released
It features Robbie Williams, Rita Ora and James Blunt among others.
# Grenfell Tower Fire
Death toll in Grenfell Tower fire rises to 79
The Met Police released images from inside the tower block yesterday.
# Investigation
Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has made the claims today.
# Death Toll
Met police say 58 presumed dead in Grenfell tower fire
The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 30.
# grenfell tower
London fire: Theresa May orders full inquiry, as death toll rises to 17
Around 35 appeals to find missing loved ones have been made in the press and on social media.
# Tragedy
Residents at London tower block had warned of fire safety concerns
The Grenfell Action Group said that “only a serious loss of life” would highlight their concerns.