Prime Minister breaks promise to keep Grenfell Tower survivors in the area

Their teams were forced to leave the 24-storey building yesterday afternoon when the fire restarted, delaying further the efforts to reach upper floors - where many victims are thought to have been trapped. Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of p.

A woman stands by missing person posters near The Grenfell Tower block, destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017.

Residents had raised concerns about the fire safety of the building prior to the blaze.

The council said 110 households had been given temporary accommodation by Friday morning, and added that it was working to find more permanent homes.

Searching the London tower block ravaged in a massive fire on Wednesday could take months, a police chief told reporters on Thursday, adding he hoped the death toll would not rise from 17 to "triple figures".

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the number of 58 is based on reports from the public and may rise.

"We are in the richest borough in the United Kingdom and in this very borough we have a building where some of the poorest live and the safety measures are totally inadequate", said Mustafa Al Mansur, one of the organisers of the demonstration.

Local residents also say they are angry that their safety concerns had been ignored and that people had been told to stay in their flats in the event of a fire.

Cundy promised an exhausting investigation into the tragedy.

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A Friars Walk spokesman also confirmed cladding on the development is not the same as that used on Grenfell Tower.

The first victim of the Grenfell Tower inferno in London has been named as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali (23), who came to Britain in 2014 and was studying engineering in London.

Accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, the Queen visited west London on Friday after a deadly fire claimed the lives of at least 30 people at the Grenfell Tower.

"In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of bad tragedies". There has been growing public anger at the government's initial response to the disaster's aftermath and reports that external paneling put up during a recent renovation contributed to the flames' rapid spread.

She will meet victims, volunteers and community leaders afterwards, said Downing Street.

"After something this traumatic, many people will be in need of not just financial support, but also counselling".

Protesters demonstrated outside the church where PM made announcement. Spain faces Macedonia on Saturday night in the tournament, which is being played in Poland. She celebrates two birthdays each year: her actual birthday on 21 April and her official one which usually falls on the second Saturday in June.

"The bad news, I'm afraid, is lots of people died in the fire". I spoke with people who ran from the fire in only the clothes they were wearing.

NHS England says the injured are being treated in four London hospitals. Although police did not speculate on the eventual number of fatalities, local community sources say at least 70 from Grenfell Tower are still missing, including entire families.

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