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Grenfell Tower fire killed 71 people, including a stillborn baby, police say
The Grenfell Tower fire killed a total of 71 people, including a stillborn baby, London’s police said on Thursday after recovering and identifying all those believed to have died in the blaze. In June, London’s Metropolitan Police estimated that about 80 people had died in the fire, which started
Resident recalls escaping burning Dubai skyscraper: 'Adrenaline takes over completely'
It was 12:45 a.m. Friday when Souraya Momtaz, a 21-year-old graphic designer, was jolted awake by a deafening alarm in Dubai's Torch Tower. She said she remembers the time very precisely because she checked it on her phone, the only possession she had time to grab before she had to flee. "I jumped
Grenfell Tower families want 'full justice' as police say officials may have committed manslaughter
Campaigners are calling for individuals to be held responsible for the deadly Grenfell Tower fire after London’s Met Police said on Thursday that they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local officials may have committed corporate manslaughter in last month's blaze. Justice4Grenfell, a
Prince Harry makes private visit to volunteers helping Grenfell Tower victims
Prince Harry made a private visit Thursday to the British Red Cross to meet with volunteers sorting through donations for victims of London's Grenfell Tower fire . Harry, 32, was seen in a photograph tweeted by the British Red Cross speaking with volunteers sorting clothes for victims of the June
Investigating what caused the Grenfell Tower fire :Part 2
British authorities are still trying to figure out how many people died and are investigating what caused a fridge fire to spread so quickly.
VIDEO: Grenfell Tower fire survivors describe horrors trying to escape: Part 1
Residents who lived in the London public housing tower say they fought through smoke, tried to save neighbors, but many never made it out.
Desperate pleas for help 'faster than this' a month after fatal Grenfell Tower fire
Omar Alhajali thinks about his deceased brother, Mohammad, every day before he goes to sleep. He often sees him in his dreams. “And when I wake up I feel like I’ve lost everything, and that I have to rebuild it all again,” Alhajali told ABC News in a text message in Arabic. Mohammad Alhajali, 23,
Improbable escape from apt. 113 still haunts Grenfell fire survivors a month after deadly blaze
Dangling from his 14th-floor window, Oluwaseun Talabi could hear people on the ground yelling upward, urging him to climb back inside his apartment, No. 113, in the 24-story apartment building. The rope of knotted sheets hanging next to Oluwaseun didn’t reach the ground, more than 100 feet below.
Manufacturer Arconic will end sales of paneling used in Grenfell Tower
A cladding manufacturing company announced Monday that it is discontinuing sales of a type of paneling that was used in London's Grenfell Tower apartment complex, where a devastating fire killed at least 79 people this month. Arconic said in a statement that it will stop global sales of the
Over 800 north London public housing apartments being evacuated over fire safety concerns
More than 800 public housing apartments in London are set to be evacuated over fire concerns in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Towers blaze that killed at least 79 people. The tower blocks, located in the Camden area of north London, are covered in the same cladding that surrounded Grenfell Tower,