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(...)

Grenfell Tower was part of Lancaster West Estate, a social housing complex of 1,000 homes in West Kensington in London. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

The British government was under pressure Wednesday night to review fire safety measures in residential tower blocks following the fire at Grenfell To(...)

A fire safety warning at Grenfell Tower. Photograph: Grenfell Action Group

Residents who escaped the inferno at a west London tower block complained there had been no fire alarm, with people relying on neighbours to wake them(...)