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London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears

Jun 24, 2017 - 11:10 AM

3rd UPDATE Officials deem 4 of the 5 Chalcots Estate towers in Camden north London as unsafe after they were found to use cladding similar to that on Grenfell

EVACUATION. Residents evacuate from the Taplow Tower residential block on the Chalcots Estate in north London on June 23, 2017 because of fire safety concerns. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:50 AM

Mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledges the local community feels frustrated and angry at the official response to the Grenfell Tower fire

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan leaves St Clement's church in Notting Hill, west London, on June 18, 2017, close to Grenfell Tower, after attending a Sunday service.  The presumed death toll from the London tower block inferno jumped to 58 on Saturday as embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, accused of misreading the growing anger over the tragedy, pledged action after meeting survivors desperately seeking answers. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN

Missing Filipina in London fire presumed dead – embassy

Jun 18, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The remains of Ligaya Moore have yet to be found since the massive blaze engulfed the Grenfell Tower on June 14

CASUALTY. The Metropolitan Police has listed Filipina Ligaya Moore as those presumed dead in the massive fire that hit Grenfell Tower in London. Photo from the Facebook Page of the Philippine Embassy int he United Kingdom  CASUALTY. The Metropolitan Police has listed Filipina Ligaya Moore as those presumed dead in the massive fire that hit Grenfell Tower in London. Photo from the Facebook Page of the Philippine Embassy int he United Kingdom

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Must watch videos from this week

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The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:11 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VEGAN ZOMBIES. Protestors dressed as zombies demonstrate in front of a KFC outlet in Sydney, Australia on June 15, 2017. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Search on for missing Filipina after London fire

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Missing Filipina Ligaya G Moore is at least 60 years old a member of the Jesus Is Lord JIL church and a resident of Grenfell Tower in London

MISSING FILIPINA. Ligaya Moore, a Filipina, remains missing after the Grenfell Tower on July 14, 2017, killed at least 17 people in London. Photo of Moore from the Philippine embassy in London; photo of Grenfell Tower from AFP

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Jun 14, 2017 - 8:12 PM

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London tower block inferno – What we know

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Here is what is known so far about the Grenfell Tower blaze

GRENFELL TOWER BLAZE. Pedestrians look up towards Grenfell Tower, a residential block of flats in west London on June 14, 2017. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Deadly fire engulfs tower block in west London

Jun 14, 2017 - 11:20 AM

7th UPDATE London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton says there have been a number of fatalities and 50 people had been hospitalized

ABLAZE. This handout image received by local resident Giulio Thuburn early on June 14, 2017 shows flames engulfing a 27-storey block of flats in west London. Giulio Thuburn/AFP

'Fifty Shades effect' blamed for handcuff mishaps

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:01 PM

The London Fire Brigade urges those using handcuffs in the bedroom to always keep the keys handy

FIFTY SHADES… OF MISHAPS. In this file photo, copies of the book "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E. L. James are seen for sale at the Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC, August 3, 2012. Photo by AFP / Saul Loeb