People walk in the neighbourhood of the Grenfell Tower, destroyed in a catastrophic fire, in  London. Photograph: Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Fresh efforts to pin down the true death toll of the Grenfell Tower tragedy have begun with an offer of legal protection for its subletters. In a pus(...)

 Dorney Tower  in north London: Thousands of residents have been evacuated  due to fire safety fears.  Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Test results in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster have revealed that 60 high-rise buildings in 25 different areas of England are unsafe, the UK (...)

British prime minister Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. In an impassioned end to her address, she said more attention must be paid to poorer people in social housing. Photograph: AFP/UK Parliament

Seven residential tower blocks in England have been found to have combustible cladding similar to that used at Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 peopl(...)

People lay flowers outside Notting Hill Methodist Church near to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

British Labour MP David Lammy has called on the prime minister and London’s Metropolitan Police to immediately seize all relevant Grenfell Tower docum(...)

London mayor Sadiq Khan is confronted by Kai Ramos, aged seven, near Grenfell Tower in west London on Thursday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

London mayor Sadiq Khan was heckled by angry crowds as he visited Grenfell Tower on Thursday, including by a seven-year-old boy who asked: “How many c(...)

The remains of Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London which was gutted by fire. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May on Thursday promised a public inquiry into a fire that gutted a 24-storey apartment block killing at least 17 peopl(...)

Protesters demonstrate against the proposed state visit to the UK of US president Donald Trump outside parliament in London on Monday night. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

British MPs lined up on Monday to pour scorn on a “racist and sexist” Donald Trump, who they said should not be allowed to come to Britain for a state(...)

File photo from July showing Theresa May holding the first Cabinet meeting of the new government, as the prime minister will gather her Cabinet ministers on Wednesday to discuss her plans for Brexit. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA

Theresa May has been accused of displaying the “arrogance of a Tudor monarch” over her reported intention to deny a parliamentary vote on Brexit befor(...)

Minister Dara Murphy: his was the fifth visit to Britain by Government Ministers in the last two weeks ahead of the referendum on June 23rd. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Dozens of Irish citizens and local residents gathered in the Haringey Cultural Centre in North London last night, as the Government stepped up its eff(...)

 Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn talks to supporters after the final regional rally in Nuneaton. Voting closed on Thursday and the result will be known on Saturday.   Photograph: Getty

The British Labour Party must launch an inquiry into its election contest after claims that one in five London voters had not received their ballot pa(...)