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The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching a campaign in partnership with the NSPCC to tackle neglect, the most common form of child abuse. Neglect Matters aims to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms so that more people speak up if they have concerns about a child. These include…
The death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire has risen to 79, police said. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said five people had been formally identified and the rest were "sadly" missing presumed dead. He told reporters the "awful reality" was that it might not be possible to identify all…
An attack on a group of worshippers near a mosque by a man in a white van is being treated as terrorism, police said. One man died after the driver, described as a large white man, targeted people near the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London early on Monday. Witnesses…
At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have revealed. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the death toll as he spoke near the scene of the devastating blaze in west London on Friday. "I'm able to say at this point in time at least 30…
Prime Minister Theresa May has faced criticism from a senior MP for failing to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy when she visited the scene of the blaze. Mrs May met police and firefighters dealing with the aftermath of the disaster during a private visit to the west…
The firefighters who tried to rescue residents as they tackled the Grenfell Tower blaze could face future psychological issues, London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton has warned. She said the tough conditions and shocking scenes they faced, including a child being thrown from a window, had traumatised many. London Fire Brigade…
At least 17 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, although the death toll is still expected to rise, emergency services have said. Specialist urban search and rescue teams are being brought in to make the 24-storey tower block safe in north Kensington to allow firefighters and the police…
Companies, individuals and charities have sprung into action to offer help to anyone affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Here is a summary of some of the efforts so far: Rest centres set up nearby The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea said there was a rest centre at Harrow…
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