Grenfell Tower fire

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Owners of low-rise flats freed from wall safety certificate need
Ministers alter post-Grenfell Tower fire safety guidance on cladding to ease property sales but plans criticised as too vague

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @6:50 PM

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US judge allows lawsuit against Grenfell Tower cladding firm
American shareholders get go-ahead after witnesses allege Arconic managers knew cladding was unsafe

Rob Davies

18, Jul, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Grenfell bereaved and survivors bring multimillion pound case to high court
Organisations involved in the 2017 disaster face claims for tens of millions of pounds in compensation

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

06, Jul, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Thousands of leaseholders in unsafe homes will be unable to sue developers
Exclusive: leaseholders in at least 239 blocks will not benefit from new UK bill, as buildings are too old

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

05, Jul, 2021 @4:40 PM

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The UK government is shirking its duty in the cladding scandal | Simon Jenkins
The Grenfell inquiry made it clear that private companies, not residents, should pay to make high-rise towers safe, says the Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

05, Jul, 2021 @1:10 PM

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‘It’s a powerful allegory’: Grenfell inquiry gets verbatim theatre treatment
After plays about Bloody Sunday and Stephen Lawrence, award-winning pair tackle deadly blaze

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

05, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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High-rise leaseholders criticise plan to help them sue over fire safety costs
Campaign group says new rules that would give longer period in which to take legal action are ‘lawyers’ get-rich-quick scheme’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Jul, 2021 @7:42 PM

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Grenfell smoke ventilation ‘woefully inadequate’, inquiry told
Lawyers say system breached building regulations and is likely to have contributed to deaths from fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

30, Jun, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Agents ‘will make hundreds of millions’ from post-Grenfell safety work
Labour calls for nationalisation of process of fixing high-rise flats to eliminate administration fees

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Grenfell landlord boss told colleagues to ignore resident’s warning
Eight months before fire, blogpost said: ‘Only a catastrophic event will expose the ineptitude of our landlord’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Jun, 2021 @6:23 PM

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From Grenfell Tower to the Met police, shirking responsibility has become endemic
The powerful don’t answer for their deeds. Look at the latest from the tragedy’s inquiry

Kenan Malik

27, Jun, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Former Grenfell management chief ‘kept board in dark’ over safety issues
Public inquiry into June 2017 disaster hears that Robert Black failed to mention numerous risks and problems following review

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @6:08 PM

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