Thousands of firefighters have paid tribute to London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton on her final day of service as she steps down in the wake of criticism in the Grenfell inquiry.
London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) incoming commissioner says “reaching out” and rebuilding the trust of the Grenfell community will be his first priority when he takes on the role next year.
The early retirement of London’s fire chief has been welcomed as a “milestone” for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire by relatives.
Dany Cotton was one of just 30 female firefighters when she joined the London Fire Brigade (LFB) at the age of 18 more than three decades ago.
The Duke of Cambridge has said that donations and support after the Grenfell Tower fire “seemed like it wasn’t well targeted”, during a meeting with victims.
Jacob Rees-Mogg caused a “huge amount of hurt and distress” in his comments about the Grenfell Tower fire, the Conservative Party chairman has said.
Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has been criticised for defending Jacob Rees-Mogg over his controversial comments about the Grenfell Tower victims.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has distanced the service from the stay-put policy which was criticised in the Grenfell Tower fire public inquiry.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has “profoundly” apologised for suggesting Grenfell victims should have used “common sense” and ignored fire service guidance not to leave the burning tower block.
A Grenfell campaign group unveiled a series of billboards criticising the inquiry while also condemning London fire chiefs for their response to the tragedy.
Relatives of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire have called for fire chiefs to be prosecuted, as the Prime Minister vowed to accept fire safety recommendations from a damning report.
The public inquiry has published a thorough narrative of the night of the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14 2017.
The London Fire Brigade breached national guidelines by failing to adequately prepare for the Grenfell Tower fire, a damning report has concluded.
The public inquiry’s first report into the Grenfell Tower fire will be officially published on Wednesday, two days after those directly affected were given a first look.
Fewer people might have died in the Grenfell Tower fire had residents been evacuated while it was still possible and “serious shortcomings” not plagued the fire service’s response, an official report into the tragedy said.
The long-awaited first report from the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire must find that the high-rise was “non-compliant” with building regulations, survivors and the bereaved have said.
Council officials have been “working closely” with fire and rescue officials in a bid to “ensure the fire safety of tenants” following the Grenfell disaster.
Dundee City Council is being urged not to retrofit sprinklers in the city’s 11 multis to prevent another Grenfell-style tragedy – despite including them in all of its new-build flats.
Simon Cowell praised a singer who survived the Grenfell Tower blaze for her courage following her performance on Britain’s Got Talent.
Gareth Malone and students from the Kensington Aldridge Academy will open Sunday’s Bafta TV awards.