A fire that killed at least 79 people at a west London high rise block started in a Hotpoint fridge freezer, and the outside cladding engulfed by the blaze has since been shown to fail all preliminary safety tests.
Around 600 high-rise buildings in England contain cladding similar to that used on the west London tower block which caught fire, resulting in 79 people dead or missing, presumed dead, officials said on Thursday (22 June) after initial testing.
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea chief executive officer has resigned over the handling of the fire that claimed 79 lives at Grenfell Tower in west London.
An Italian investigative source said the third jihadi who killed seven people in a knife and van attack in London had been flagged to UK authorities as a potential risk after moving to England last year.
Scotland Yard has advised Londoners caught in a terrorist attack to “run, hide and tell” after a white van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and multiple stabbings in Borough Market.