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Final Human Remains Recovered from London Fire Tower

LONDON (AFP) – British police on Wednesday said they had recovered the “last of the visible human remains” from the Grenfell Tower high rise building, where an inferno killed at least 80 people last month. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy

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Police Raise Grenfell Tower Fire Death Toll to 80

LONDON (AP) — The number of people killed or presumed dead in the London high-rise fire has inched up to 80, but the final death toll may not be known for months, British police said at a grim briefing Wednesday.

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Prime Minister Demands Major Investigation into Tower Cladding After Deadly Fire

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday there must be a “major national investigation” into the use of potentially flammable cladding fitted to high-rise towers across the country, as police formally identified a 5-year-old boy as one of youngest victims of London’s Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

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34 High-Rise Tower Blocks Found to Have Unsafe Siding

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.”

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At Least Seven UK Buildings Found with Combustible Cladding

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office says combustible cladding has so far been found on seven high-rise blocks in England after tests ordered by the government. The British leader said earlier Thursday that tests were being carried

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Fire Struck London Tower May have Used Banned Cladding

LONDON (AP) — The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London’s Grenfell Tower may have been banned under U.K. building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people.

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UK Royals Honour London Fire Victims as Anger Mounts

LONDON (AP) – A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies. Public anger was

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Probes Launched Amid Grim Search for London Tower fire Victims

LONDON (AP) — London firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.