LONDON (Reuters) - The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations.
In the first in a series on European cities seeking to profit from the UK’s exit from the EU, we hear how the French capital is tempting firms from London Amid the gleaming glass towers of Paris’s La Défense business district, cranes dot the skyline as drills clatter away on the building sites of future skyscrapers and acres of new office space. Show More Summary
UNStudio just completed construction on London's Canaletto Tower, which functions as a cluster of vertical communities. In designing the structure, the architects applied an approach typically used for smaller private houses - and they incorporated materials that distinguish the tower from buildings in the nearby financial district.[...]
The cast of Star Trek: Discovery is beaming down to Earth to watch the show alongside fans! Jason Isaacs, Sonequa Martin-Green and Shazad Latif hit the red carpet at a fan screening in London at the Millibank Tower London on Sunday (November 5) in London, England. The co-stars were also joined by showrunner Aaron Harberts [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.
Toronto Fire Services promises to tell you—soon As an inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 80 people gets underway, the long-standing concerns of its residents are now coming to light. Residents of the London apartment had noticed the building was missing fire alarms, sprinklers, and a fire escape. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in June.
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For centuries, British prisoners accused of treason had a special, particularly horrifying route by which they were taken into the Tower of London. Traitors’ Gate was originally called Water Gate, because that is what it was, a means for King Edward I and other royals to get into St. Show More Summary
This week's selection of the best videos to make their way to Devil towers, including one from a London duo who could spearhead the renaissance of rock, is so good your eyes will go awol to spend more time with them...Sons of Raphael - Eating PeopleBe patient the first minute and a half is not representative of the rest of the video. Show More Summary
The cost of renovating the British parliament's clock tower, which houses Big Ben, has more than doubled to £61 million (69 million euros, $82 million), authorities said Friday. Works on the Elizabeth Tower, one of the world's most famous...Show More Summary
Henry Moore’s bronze sculpture Draped Seated Woman - known in the East End as "Old Flo" - has been lifted from the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and is on her way back to the London Borough of Tower... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
LONDON (Reuters) - Already facing the grim task of sifting through debris to find human remains at Grenfell Tower, the London social housing block where a fire killed about 80 people, police are now also having to investigate suspected thefts from survivors' apartments.
LONDON (Reuters) - The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in London in June could result in manslaughter charges, but any prosecutions could be months away due to the complexity of the forensic work, police said.
A government-ordered inquiry into the London tower fire that killed at least 80 people opened Thursday with a minute of silence for the victims — and with its leader acknowledging … Click to Continue »
LONDON (Reuters) - A public inquiry into a fire that killed at least 80 people at London's Grenfell Tower will get to the truth about the tragedy, its chairman pledged on Thursday, but critics said survivors of the blaze were still being failed.
LONDON (Reuters) - A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed at least 80 people in June held its first session on Thursday with its chairman promising to explain the causes of what he called "a tragedy unprecedented in modern times".
On a gray, drizzling winter day in 1896, within the vine-carpeted walls of Toynbee Hall, the London press witnessed what seemed like an acoustic miracle. Spread out on a table was a curious modular device. It had a towering antenna powered by an induction coil and a telegraph key to switch it on and off. […]
Musicians including Jarvis Cocker, Richard Ashcroft, and Marcus Mumford joined athletes and firefighters at London's Loftus Road Stadium yesterday to play a game of soccer for charity. Around 200 free tickets for Game4Grenfell, organized in part by former Premier League player Les Ferdinand to raise money for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that claimed…