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London fire: Theresa May orders public inquiry into blaze

Dozens of people remain missing after the fire engulfed the 24-story building early Wednesday, CNN reported. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number dead could exceed 100, saying: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't".


UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

National media in London reported extensively Friday that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds (6,400 USA dollars) extra for a cladding material with better fire protection qualities. He said a police investigation by specialist detectives would "establish the facts to provide, as best we possible, answers for those so deeply and tragically affected by the awful fire at Grenfell Tower ".



Simon Cowell to announce charity single for London fire victims

Metropolitan police commander Stuart Cundy said , "We know that at least 30 people who have died". After visiting the site of the devastating fire in a 24-storey tower building in London , May said on Thursday that she wanted to make sure the awful tragedy is properly investigated.


Queen Elizabeth II visits relief centre for victims of tower block inferno

Queen Elizabeth II visits relief centre for victims of tower block inferno

Exterior cladding that was added during a recent refurbishment might have played a part, local residents have said . As the protesters sought to gain entry to an upper floor, police tried to bar their way. Pressed again on whether she had failed to understand the anger felt by the public, she said: "This was a bad tragedy that took place". A total of 24 people remain in hospital, with 12 in critical care.


North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns

North Korea a 'clear and present danger', US defence secretary warns

Beijing often rails against the United States , Japan and other countries for what it sees as interference in the South China Sea, insisting it is for claimant countries involved in disputes to work them out. For his part Mattis on Saturday pledged the United States would stay engaged on North Korea , calling Kim Jong Un regime's missile program "a clear and present danger ".



London fire: The Queen and Prince William visit victims

Meanwhile, dozens of people erupted into Kensington and Chelsea town hall to protest the lack of response following the fire. The 120-apartment tower was quickly engulfed with flames after the blaze broke out shortly before 1:00am Wednesday, and witnesses reported seeing the fire racing up the exterior walls.