Grenfell fire

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

The Fire Brigade Union has said that Theresa May was “disgraceful” to mention Grenfell when she announced her resignation date on Friday.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Grenfell residents: 'Our skin has changed colour'

Grenfell residents: 'Our skin has changed colour'

Grenfell residents: 'Our skin has changed colour'

People living near Grenfell tower have told talkRADIO they have experienced cancer complications and breathing difficulties after the fire.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Man pleads not guilty to Grenfell bonfire video charges

Man pleads 'not guilty' to Grenfell bonfire video charges

Man pleads 'not guilty' to Grenfell bonfire video charges

A man accused of filming a burning model of Grenfell Tower has pleaded not guilty to two charges.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

A woman who made dozens of fraudulent insurance claims totalling nearly £180,000, including ones relating to the Grenfell Tower fire, Manchester bombing and Borough Market terrorist attack, has been jailed for three years.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Abdelkarim Rekeya

Grenfell fraudster sentenced to four years in prison after committing £90k fraud

Grenfell fraudster sentenced to four years in prison after committing £90k fraud

A 28-year-old man who pretended to be a victim of the Grenfell Tower disaster has been jailed for four years and six months.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘Gagging’ clauses ‘in standard use’ to ban charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

‘Gagging’ clauses ‘in standard use’ to ban charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

'Gagging' clauses banned charities and companies from criticising Theresa May

The Times’ Paul Morgan-Bentley has said that a Times investigation found that 40 charities and more than 300 companies have been banned from publicly criticising the Prime Minister and her Cabinet.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Grenfell Activist: Men responsible for Grenfell effigy should be ‘pilloried for the rest of their lives’

Grenfell Activist: Men responsible for tower effigy should be ‘pilloried for the rest of their lives’

Grenfell Activist: Those who burnt Grenfell effigy should be ‘pilloried'

Joe Delaney from the Grenfell Action Group has said that those responsible for burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower should be attacked and ridiculed “for the rest of their lives” but they should not face charges “unless a racial element is proven”.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

Nobody should have been allowed to live in Grenfell Tower, says Fire chief

The “horrendous” spread of the fire up Grenfell Tower meant no one should have lived in that building, a Senior Fire Commander has said.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower inquest has called on the NHS to set up a screening programme for those who were exposed to smoke and dust in the fire.

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington Council apologises for asking resident to remove Grenfell hearts

Kensington and Chelsea have apologised to Sue Duggins for asking her to remove her green Grenfell hearts from her wall, after classing them as graffiti.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again, inquiry told

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again, inquiry told

Grenfell residents not told of order to evacuate unless they called 999 again

Trapped Grenfell Tower residents told to stay put by 999 operators were not informed that the advice had changed unless they called 999 again, an inquiry has heard.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

"I know we saved a lot of people, but I know we lost a lot of people," said the Hammersmith fire station watch manager

Grenfell fire chief: 'the building didn't do its job... the building beat us'

Grenfell fire chief: 'the building didn't do its job... the building beat us'

Paul Watson, watch manager at Hammersmith fire station, felt like he had "lost the battle" against the building at the end of his shift

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Council deputy Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Kim Taylor-Smith, who's in charge of the Grenfell rehousing efforts, says trauma has made choosing new homes difficult for survivors

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Moroccan man who lost sister in Grenfell accuses Home Office of racial bias

Karim Khalloufi and his mother were not granted a visa in time by the Home Office to attend the opening weeks of the Inquiry to read a statement in honour of their relative Khadija.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

43 Grenfell households remain in hotels, says Housing Secretary

43 Grenfell households remain in hotels, says Housing Secretary

Almost a year on from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy 43 households remain in hotels.

George Galloway: Grenfell fire was a crime

George Galloway: Grenfell fire was a crime

As the year anniversary of the Grenfell fire tragedy approaches, talkRADIO's George Galloway reflects

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The lawyer representing Behailu Kebede, the occupant of the fourth-floor flat in which the Grenfell Tower fire started, says his client has suffered from trauma

Grenfell fire flat lawyer hits back at 'garbage' reports on his client

Grenfell fire flat lawyer hits back at 'garbage' reports on his client

The lawyer representing Behailu Kebede, the occupant of the fourth-floor flat in which the Grenfell Tower fire started, says his client has suffered from trauma

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Stephanie Barwise QC, representing survivors and the bereaved, claimed that Rydon, the main contractor, was being "disingenuous" about its involvement.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Mohammad Gamoota claimed his father died in the tragedy last year.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Msokeri claimed to have lost her husband at Grenfell - even though she isn't married

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Msokeri posed as survivor and invented a dead husband to boost her claim

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The tower caught fire in mid-June

'Fake Grenfell Tower survivor' thought she was untouchable, court hears

'Fake Grenfell Tower survivor' thought she was untouchable, court hears

Joyce Msokeri stands accused of fabricating family loss to claim food, clothing and room at Hilton

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Joe Delaney gave a passionate interview to talkRADIO today

Grenfell Tower: Displaced resident Joe Delaney says he's 'not been offered a thing' and reports that people are turning down luxury housing are nonsense

Grenfell Tower: Resident Joe Delaney says he's 'not been offered a thing'

Delaney says housing is the biggest problem facing Grenfell survivors and said council should 'correct the narrative'

Grenfell Tower memorial service at St Paul's cathedral 'an opportunity for healing and truth', says bereaved relative

Grenfell Tower memorial service at St Paul's cathedral 'an opportunity for healing and truth', says bereaved relative

Grenfell Tower memorial service 'an opportunity for healing and truth'

Clarrie Meny, who lost two family members in the blaze, said there would be a lot of expectation for the service at St Paul's Cathedral

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health

The Central and North West London NHS Trust reports it has seen more than 1,800 people enter its programme for post-traumatic stress disorder since the tower fire

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

'Theresa May shouldn't have promised to rehouse Grenfell survivors in three weeks', says Kensington and Chelsea Labour Councillor

'Theresa May shouldn't have promised to rehouse Grenfell survivors in three weeks', says Kensington and Chelsea Labour Councillor

'Theresa May shouldn't have made three-week Grenfell rehousing promise'

Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer amid reports of 103 households still needing proper accommodation six months after the tragedy

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader released a statement to condemn the Tories for the pace at which they are rehousing victims of the disaster

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Adele backs petition to make fire inquiry panel-led

Grenfell Tower: Adele backs petition to make fire inquiry panel-led

Adele backs petition to make Grenfell Tower fire inquiry panel-led

The singer posted her support on her personal Twitter page

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

The Labour MP for Kensington attacked the Tories in Parliament, saying 'Grenfell Britain' was their only legacy

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Grenfell Tower: Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after Grenfell

The numbers of people affected by the tower fire are expected to be around roughly 11,000

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ligaya Moore has been identified as a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire

Ligaya Moore identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Ligaya Moore identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Moore's family release moving poem in her memory

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Times reports coach with Chinese visitors stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

The Times is reporting a tour guide has been sent back to China and a bus driver suspended over the incident

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with Tenant Management Organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with tenant management organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with TMO after unanimous vote

25 resident associations took part in the vote held by the council

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stillborn baby Logan Gomes formally named as youngest Grenfell Tower victim

Stillborn baby Logan Gomes named as youngest Grenfell Tower victim

Baby was born hours after tragedy on June 14

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Six-year-old Yaqub Hashim becomes fifth confirmed victim from same family

Six-year-old boy becomes fifth confirmed Grenfell victim from same family

Yaqub Hashim's parents and two siblings had already been confirmed dead

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter cases

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual manslaughter cases

Scotland Yard says inquiry's manslaughter probe can extend to individuals

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Galloway said Parsons Green must be the precursor to major change

Parsons Green: George Galloway says 'we need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians'

Galloway: We need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians

Galloway also speaks passionately about Grenfell Tower and Prince George's school in his weekly monologue

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower campaigns stand in front of the Grand Connaught Rooms as Sir Martin Moore-Bick speaks inside on the opening day of the inquiry into the disaster

Grenfell Tower neighbour says 'we are already disappointed by the inquiry'

Grenfell Tower neighbour says 'we are already disappointed by the inquiry'

Samia Badani says she and her fellow residents 'have suffered 20 years of neglect and we don't see a way out'.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims Grenfell Tower inquiry will give answers

The retired judge chosen to head the probe by Theresa May gave a key address in central London on Thursday

'Unless inquiry produces fundamental change, there'll be another Grenfell', says North Kensington Labour councillor as inquiry opens

Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated, says North Kensington Labour councillor

'Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated'

Pat Mason, a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea Council, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer as the inquiry into the tower fire opens

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Labour MP

Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Charity says at least 20 survivors of Grenfell Tower have attempted suicide

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

The group Silence of Suicide claims the survivors have been struggling to cope in the wake of the disaster which killed at least 80 people

The Grenfell Tower disaster has prompted a number of fraudulent claims

Surrey woman Joyce Msokeri charged with fraud for posing as Grenfell Tower survivor

Surrey woman charged with Grenfell Tower fraud

Joyce Msokeri charged with six counts of fraud and will appear in court today (September 5)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

The Prime Minister met former residents of the block privately earlier in the week

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Increased police numbers to guard area around Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

The work on the tower will stop for the bank holiday weekend because of 'practical difficulties' caused by the Notting Hill Carnival

Two months have passed since the inferno at Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower survivor confronts Kensington council leader Elizabeth Campbell live on air

Grenfell resident confronts council leader live on air

Tiago Alves asks Elizabeth Campbell why she isn't holding meetings for all residents

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off of Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

The BBC has seen documents which claim there were 'liaisons' with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation over the renovations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Grenfell Tower burst into flames in the middle of June

Grenfell Tower survivor Tiago Alves: 'People must go to prison for this'

Grenfell Tower survivor Tiago Alves: 'People must go to prison for this'

Tiago Alves said people 'need to pay' for what happened to the tower block

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Government announces terms of Grenfell Tower inquiry

The fire engulfed the Kensington tower in June, and at least 80 people are believed to be dead

John Cooper represents many victims of the Grenfell tower

Grenfell lawyer invites Julia Hartley-Brewer to meet survivors: 'It'll change your mind'

Grenfell lawyer invites Julia to meet survivors to 'change your mind'

John Cooper says Grenfell 'can't be divorced from recent history of depravation and discrimination'

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

At least 80 people are believed to have died in the tower blaze

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts blasted by community members

The council held another public meeting over Grenfell Tower on Wednesday

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council's response was pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council was so pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

'People want to know why the council's response to Grenfell Tower was pathetic'

Councillor Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming inquiry

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

Grenfell Tower: 'Unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

'Unnoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to Grenfell tragedy'

Property Guru Ed Mead spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the list of unoccupied properties revealed by The Guardian newspaper

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 2-year-old Jeremiah Deen the latest victim identified

2-year-old Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

The two-year-old was confirmed to have perished in the tower blaze in June

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell: Police say 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Senior figures in the local authority and the Tenant Management Organisation are to face questioning over the tower fire

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