Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change

Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change

Death toll for London fire rises to 79, may change

The rest are missing presumed dead and Mr Cundy said "the bad reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a blackened and charred shell.

Saturday marks Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday - her actual 91st birthday was April 21 - but the reigning monarch said it's hard to be in a celebratory mood in light of recent terror attacks in London and Manchester.

Adele popped by the Chelsea fire station to say thank you to the firefighters who attended the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Theresa May admits gov response to Grenfell fire 'not good enough'
His family said Alhajali "came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family". The statement officially confirmed that a 23-year-old Syrian refugee was the first victim of the huge fire.

She continues, "During recent visits in Manchester and London, I have been profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need".

"Let's get the technical advice properly evaluated by a public inquiry and then let's decide how to go forward".

Residents will be given £500 in cash followed by a bank payment for the rest from Monday and the money will come from the £5 million fund announced by Theresa May on Friday.

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McConnell, in a Senate floor speech, said Obamacare has increased costs and reduced choice, causing Americans to drop coverage. Last-minute negotiations among lawmakers and between Congress and the White House "are never in public", he said.

A "Grenfell Fire Response Team", pooling resources from local and national government, the British Red Cross, police and fire brigade is also being set up, to focus primarily on finding new homes for survivors as quickly as possible. But on the streets, there is anger over whether the block's renovation project purposefully did not include safety devices, such as sprinklers, or used banned flammable materials to clad the building and make it more attractive for neighbours in the upmarket Kensington and Chelsea region.

The embassy said Ligaya Moore had not been found despite a search in coordination with the Metropolitan Police and the Filipino community in London. "It is", he said.

"In the wake of (the) Grenfell fire we have to recognise that something has gone badly, badly wrong in this country, that predominantly poor people die in a towering inferno because possibly in the long term (there had been a) lack of public investment", Corbyn told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme.

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The GJM wants a new, separate state of "Gorkhaland" carved out of eastern West Bengal state, of which Darjeeling is a part. Rajnath Singh said all concerned parties should resolve their differences through dialogue in an amicable environment.

"Afterwards, she will meet a group of residents, victims, volunteers and community leaders in Number 10".

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