Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Tag Archives: Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower Fraudster jailed for 21 months

LONDON: In June 2017 a fire broke out in Grenfell Tower, a 23-story apartment block in London, rapidly turning into an inferno which killed 70 people and an unborn baby. In the chaos one man lied to the authorities, claiming his wife and son had died in the blaze. Anh ...

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Woman charged with fraud over Grenfell Tower fire

A woman has been charged with fraudulently claiming support provided to Grenfell fire survivors. Joyce Msokeri, from Sutton in south London, is charged with six counts of fraud, said the Metropolitan Police. The 46-year-old suspect was arrested on 25 July and is due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ ...

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Adele hosts Despicable Me 3 screening for Grenfell Tower victims

LONDON: Singer Adele hosted a private movie screening for the children affected by the Grenfell Tower blaze to cheer them up. The 29-year-old singer treated the young victims of the devastating incident, which killed around 80 people when the fire engulfed the building in west London in June this year, ...

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Fire Spreads Through Dubai Skyscraper

A residential tower which is home to hundreds of expats in Dubai’s famous Marina is on fire. Footage shows flames climbing up the 79-storey Torch Tower in the United Arab Emirates tourism hotspot. It was once the tallest residential building in the world and stands at more than 335m tall. ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Sadiq Khan says ‘questions need to be answered’

LONDON: London mayor Sadiq Khan has said “questions need to be answered” after firefighters were unable to access the upper floors of a burning 24-storey tower block in west London where several people have died. Desperate residents were seen throwing themselves and their children from windows at Grenfell Tower, near ...

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Adele visits Grenfell Tower in abaya

LONDON: Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through west London’s Grenfell Tower, a tearful Adele subtly showed up at the scene, apparently “going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them”. A Tottenham native and passionate Londoner, the 29-year-old was only photographed with her husband by a ...

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