Death toll from London inferno rises to 58


Building officials have not commented since the fire. We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can.

(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). People demonstrate demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London, Friday June 16, 2017. "Are there other tower blocks across London and across the country that have that cladding?".

The announcement comes as the government is accused of failing to improve fire safety in buildings, like Grenfell Tower, despite warnings.

Families of the victims and residents of Grenfell said they were furious that the local government had for years ignored their complaints about the building's lack of measures in case of fire and had not adequately attended to survivors of the blaze.

"This number 58 may change".

There are 12 patients from the fire still in critical condition in hospital and the death toll is feared to rise further, police said earlier on Friday.

"This is an absolutely terrible fire that took place".

"Khan went on to call Wednesday's massive Grenfell Tower fire "a preventable accident that didn't need to happen" - and said the tragedy was "a outcome of the mistakes and neglect from politicians from the council and from the government".

Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday, she said: "Kensington and Chelsea are giving £10 to the survivors when they go to hotels".

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Li ha invitati a cena a casa sua, ma quella che doveva essere una serata tranquilla si è trasformata in una tremenda tragedia. Cronaca nera alle porte di Venezia. È quanto emerge dalle prime ammissioni fatte agli investigatori dal duplice omicida .

He said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and that the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project at the tower, which experts believe may have left the building more vulnerable to a catastrophic blaze.

Tower residents and many others in the area are still struggling to come to terms with what they have seen and lived through.

Cundy said police had now managed to get to the top of the tower and had undertaken a first visual search for victims, ahead of later painstaking searches.

"Those who mock health and safety, regulations and red tape need to take a hard look at the consequences of cutting these and ask themselves whether Grenfell Tower is a price worth paying".

Last night, new measures were announced to support those who have lost loved ones, along with members of the emergency services.

He said the community in north Kensington, west London, was "frustrated and, yes, angry".

The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire.

A team of civil servants has been embedded in the Council office after residents complained they had been left with little support or information from officials, the BBC reported.

Officials are using dental records, fingerprints and DNA samples to try and positively identify victims.