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‘The path to Grenfell was there in plain sight’
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‘The path to Grenfell was there in plain sight’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
6 May 2021
‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’
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‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
30 Mar 2021
Hundreds of thousands living in flats wrapped in flammable material
Police man a cordon as fire engulfs Grenfell Tower
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Hundreds of thousands living in flats wrapped in flammable material

Bid to force Commons vote to stop leaseholders footing bill to make high-rises safe
1 Feb 2021
In pictures: three years since the Grenfell Tower disaster
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In pictures: three years since the Grenfell Tower disaster

Annual vigils to mark the devastating fire replaced with an online service due to coronavirus
12 Jun 2020
Grenfell scandal: Boris Johnson may have to reconsider
The City of London skyline seen behind the remains of Grenfell Tower
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Grenfell scandal: Boris Johnson may have to reconsider

Prime minister is criticised over his appointee’s potential conflict of interest
17 Jan 2020
Government criticised for approving Grenfell builder
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Government criticised for approving Grenfell builder

News comes after Jacob Rees-Mogg apologised for comments about the disaster
6 Nov 2019
What does the Grenfell Tower report say?
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What does the Grenfell Tower report say?

Inquiry is highly critical of the London Fire Brigade
29 Oct 2019

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Could Grenfell happen again?
The City of London skyline seen behind the remains of Grenfell Tower
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Could Grenfell happen again?

More than 300 buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding, new figures show
14 Jun 2019
Barking fire: residents say safety fears were downplayed
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Barking fire: residents say safety fears were downplayed

Residents' association wrote to Bellway Homes about fire risk a month before blaze
10 Jun 2019
Grenfell fire ‘scammer’ claims he is ‘bound by secrecy’
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Grenfell fire ‘scammer’ claims he is ‘bound by secrecy’

Moses Ettienne is accused of claiming £47,000 in food and accommodation meant for the survivors of the blaze
26 Mar 2019
Why is the Grenfell inquiry being delayed?
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Why is the Grenfell inquiry being delayed?

Judge says second phase ‘unlikely’ to start before the end of next year, in ‘bitter blow’ to campaigners
14 Dec 2018
Five arrested over ‘vile’ Grenfell Tower bonfire video
The City of London skyline seen behind the remains of Grenfell Tower
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Five arrested over ‘vile’ Grenfell Tower bonfire video

Footage shows laughing crowd setting cardboard model of block alight and shouting ‘Help me’
6 Nov 2018
Council spends £30m on hotels for Grenfell survivors
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Council spends £30m on hotels for Grenfell survivors

Kensington and Chelsea council condemned for ‘shocking’ waste of public money
9 Oct 2018
Grenfell area residents threatened with eviction
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Grenfell area residents threatened with eviction

Council issues ultimatum for people living in surrounding estates to return home or lose council tenancies
20 Sep 2018
Police question three over Grenfell Tower fire
The City of London skyline seen behind the remains of Grenfell Tower
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Police question three over Grenfell Tower fire

‘New phase’ of investigation will look into allegations of corporate manslaughter
19 Jul 2018
Why haven’t Grenfell survivors been rehoused?
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Why haven’t Grenfell survivors been rehoused?

More than 60 households are still living in emergency accommodation a year on from the tower block fire
14 Jun 2018
Grenfell Tower inquiry: what have we heard so far?
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Grenfell Tower inquiry: what have we heard so far?

Official probe to hear first evidence on cause and spread of the fire
4 Jun 2018
Grenfell rehousing deadline won’t be met, says government
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Grenfell rehousing deadline won’t be met, says government

Sajid Javid blames Kensington and Chelsea council for delay in offering survivors permanent housing
22 Mar 2018
Grenfell Tower site to become memorial for victims
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Grenfell Tower site to become memorial for victims

Survivors welcome council’s decision to give them control over future development plans
1 Mar 2018
Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy asks PM ‘where’s Grenfell money?’
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Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy asks PM ‘where’s Grenfell money?’

Rapper takes a shot at Theresa May over tower fire after picking up two gongs
22 Feb 2018
Are public inquiries a waste of time and money?
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Are public inquiries a waste of time and money?

Public inquiries have cost £639m since 1990 and in many cases their findings appear to have been ignored
14 Dec 2017
Grenfell Tower: 80% of families homeless as inquiry begins
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Grenfell Tower: 80% of families homeless as inquiry begins

Families ask Kensington council leader to stay away from memorial service to honour victims
11 Dec 2017
'Twenty suicide attempts' since Grenfell Tower fire
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'Twenty suicide attempts' since Grenfell Tower fire

Volunteers say council is not doing enough to help traumatised survivors
5 Sep 2017
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