The suspected death toll of the fire in North Kensington, London earlier in the week significantly increases, as the Metropolitan Police Service reports that a minimum of 58 people are missing and feared dead.
The official response to the Grenfell Tower catastrophe “was not good enough”, the Prime Minister admitted last night as the death toll exceeded that of Britain’s worst fires since the war.
A large fire consumes the 24-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in North Kensington, West London, with the entire building evacuated and over 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters battling the blaze. At least 17 people are dead and more people are treated for injuries, with more people possibly being trapped inside. Context: Grenfell Tower fire, North Kensington
Scotland Yard advises that it will be treating three non-fatal stabbings at the Leytonstone tube station in London as a terrorist incident. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
London's Metropolitan Police are investigating an attempted break-in at the British Houses of Parliament on Friday evening. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
A man is charged with attempted murder following Saturday's stabbing of four Metropolitan Police officers in Kingsbury, north London. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
Four Metropolitan Police officers are stabbed while chasing a suspect in Kingsbury, north London. Two of the officers suffer serious injuries, while a 32-year-old male is arrested for attempted murder. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
Bernard Hogan-Howe is named as the new Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
The Garda Sochna and Metropolitan Police Service in London arrest and charge three men in connection with Ireland's largest cocaine seizure in West Cork in July 2007. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
Pro-Tamil Tigers protesters and the Metropolitan Police Service battle, injuring 16 people, in London, England. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
Sir Paul Stephenson is appointed Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service and the most senior policeman in the United Kingdom, Sir Ian Blair, announces that he will stand down from his post in December of this year, citing a lack of support from London Mayor Boris Johnson. Context: London, Metropolitan Police Service
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