Grenfell Tower Deaths Rise to 79, London Police Say

When was Grenfell Tower built what is the address and how many floors are there

Police confirmed on Monday morning that at least 79 people are missing or presumed dead from the catastrophic fire that ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London last Wednesday.

The devastating fire erupted in the early hours of June 14 trapping several sleeping residents at the 24-storey Grenfell tower.

A senior United Kingdom government minister said Sunday that he believed the cladding is banned in Britain for buildings above a certain height.

Fifty-eight people are now assumed dead from last week's inferno, including 30 confirmed fatalities and 28 others believed to have been killed, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday. The previous figure given was 58.

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-story tower.

"Family liaison officers are supporting families, and that includes those people we know to be dead; some of those who are crucially ill and sadly those people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower that night who we have been unable to trace".

"Within the community, trust in the authorities is falling through the floor and a suspicion of a cover-up is rising", said Lammy, who lost a close friend in the fire.

Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis
The 32-year-old Real Madrid star has threatened to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. But Bayern have taken the unsusual step of issuing a statement to deny they are interested in the the player.

Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations.

Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents.

Mr Khan said an inquiry should be properly resourced so it can get the full truth about the fire as quickly as possible.

The fire triggered both sorrow and outrage, as residents described the futility of their earlier attempts to have the building's safety issues addressed, particularly its fire escape plan.

In a report, BBC said the number could be around 70 people in total.

A minute's silence was held at 11am across all Government buildings to remember victims and all those affected by the fire in north Kensington.

Both May and her ministers have said they will do all they can to help those left homeless after the blaze and make sure other high-rise buildings, usually home to poorer people, are checked and safe. The meeting is unlikely to quell complaints that May has been slow to reach out to victims, despite her announcement of a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the displaced families.

Related News:

  • A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

    On Fox News Sunday , Sekulow seemed to confirm, as well as deny an investigation, as he defended Trump's decision to fire Comey. Asked on NBC whether Trump's social-media commentary may be created to intimidate Rosenstein or Mueller, Sen.

    Democrats stall US Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

    The Affordable Care Act that the Republicans propose to repeal and replace was a product of 14 months of hearings and amendments. MCEVERS: And McConnell says he wants a vote on this bill before the July 4 congressional recess.
    Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 on August  26

    Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 on August 26

    You will get S-Pen within the box, but you will have to buy Book Cover and Keyboard Cover separately for Rs. 2999 and Rs. 8499. The rear camera is capable of recording 2160p videos, while the front-facing camera can handle videos of 1080p quality.
  • Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting

    Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting

    They were able to amplify Republican voting power, gaining more seats than their percentage of the statewide vote would suggest. The issue will be briefed and argued in the Supreme Court term that begins in October.
    British media name suspect in mosque attack

    British media name suspect in mosque attack

    Neighbours in the Cardiff suburb where he had lived for several years described him as "aggressive" and "strange". He never caused us any real problems, but we could often hear him shouting from the other side of the street.

    Odisha's ruling BJD keeps Prez polls card close to chest

    Speaking to reporters, BJP president Amit Shah said: " Ram Nath Kovind comes from a Dalit family and has struggled a lot". He said the Office of the President of India is above political considerations and BJD wants to keep it above politics.
  • Steady Stock Movements: Yamana Gold (AUY)

    ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. The stock's market capitalization is 2.32B, it has a 52-week low of 2.39 and a 52-week high of 5.99.
    Donald Trump's Lawyer:

    Donald Trump's Lawyer: "Trump is Being Investigated But Also, He Isn't"

    And not unlike others who advise Trump on personal matters, Sekulow regularly appears on Fox News, as well as hosts a syndicated daily radio talk show.
    Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

    Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

    Only Tiger Woods (-12, 2000), Rory McIIroy (-16, 2011) and Martin Kaymer (-9, 2014) have finished with a score of -9 or lower. Open, where hard courses and diabolical setups by the USGA traditionally make pars, not birdies, the objective.
  • Horse race bet with William Hill

    How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain wanted by Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City

    Oxlade-Chamberlain made 45 appearances for the Gunners this season, but the majority of those came from the substitutes bench. His contract situation will ensure that he does not command a high price in what is an inflated market for English players.

    The Ward Kovalev 2 Scorecard At The Time Of The Stoppage

    Andre Ward , left, hits Sergey Kovalev during their light heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, June 17, in Las Vegas . Ward's powerful forehand seriously shook Kovalev , who had a panicky step back in the hope to endure till the Gong at the break.


Most liked

Ronaldo : No other club offer for player: Real boss
He was presented at the Bernabeu in front of 80,000 fans, as Perez attempted to bring together a second group of "Galacticos". The latter seems likelier but the bombardment of stories claiming Ronaldo is desperate for a move are nearly convincing.

Cristiano Ronaldo transfer: Shaka Hislop expects star to remain at Real Madrid
He scored 42 goals in all competitions and played a key role in helping his club win the Champions League and the La Liga . Chelsea could enter the race to capture Cristiano Ronaldo , as Marco Asensio considers a swift exit from Real Madrid .

Hales, Root lead England's march into semi-finals
England play their last group match against Australia, which would be a do-or-die match for the Steve Smith-led side, on June 10. England captain Eoin Morgan: "Our batting performance was probably par or below par - so pretty average".

Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team
Hussey also praised Pakistani bowlers and opening batsman Fakhar Zaman for their brilliant performances. That's the aim at the moment".

Uber board weighs report on workplace culture
Michael would be the biggest name to resign amid Uber's ongoing controversy surrounding its internal culture. Women in Comms' next networking luncheon is coming up on November 1 in London.

Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks
The most complete player in the draft, Fultz is also the best option to pair to Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid . But Fultz is the only prospect who can do all of the things the Sixers need in a player.

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'
It left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. Mr Barnier said it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit .

Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market
But there have been challenges. "That sort of thing has gone on for a while", Dineen said at The Alameda Whole Foods in San Jose. The shift started within minutes of the announcement online retailer Amazon would taking over the grocery chain Whole Foods .

Pak army mocks India after Champions Trophy victory
India could never recover after that and spiralled to an almost-shameful total of 158/10. "It was disappointing. This is a young team . "When we arrived here we were ranked 8th, and now we are the champions".

PM: Details of agreement with DUP will be made public
We will speak with Sinn Fein again on Monday to try and get that set up as quickly as possible, because devolution works and works for everybody in Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom is ready to talk Brexit negotiations with EU
Barnier however said that "a fair deal is possible and is far better than no deal - that is what I said to David today". Barnier said: "Today, we are launching the negotiations and orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU".

Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House
We can not say the same about the health insurance millions of Americans count on. "Nobody's hiding the ball here". Instead, it wants Senate leaders to work together on an overhaul of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Ainge sees no risk in making trade
In trading for a player at Butler's caliber, the Celtics would get a solid two-way star who would make an impact right away. Griffin's departure comes three days before the draft - the Cavs are now without a pick - and on the eve of free agency.

Paris Air Show tries to boost flight industry
The F-35 flew briefly at the Farnborough Air Show last year but this year in Paris it will have its debut aerial demonstrations. The world's largest Airshow - the global Paris air show Le Bourget - began today at namesake airport near the capital of France.

What to make of MSCI's decision on China A-shares
One of the major events of the market this week should be MSCI's decision on the potential inclusion of mainland Chinese stocks . Chinese regulators have to approve any non-Chinese investment products, such as MSCI indexes, that include A-shares.