November 16, 2019

Carnival of Resistance and Resilience: How Notting Hill can help the people of Grenfell heal

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From Telesur For the Notting Hill district in West London, when masqueraders arrive for Carnival, they will do so in contravention of the attempts by the Tory-led council to use the Grenfell disaster to move the Caribbean-style event from its traditional Notting Hill home. Costumed masqueraders pose before taking to the streets as part of […]

UK: Grenfell Towers public inquiry may be delayed if Corporate Manslaughter charges are filed

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From WN The investigation into the Grenfell Towers fire is in danger of being suspended for a lengthy period of time if prosecutors decide to pursue corporate manslaughter charges, The Guardian reported. Last week, police officials identified Kensington and Chelsea council and the organization managing the tower as suspects which creates a potential conflict with Sir […]

Two London schools fail fire safety tests following Grenfell Towers fir

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From WN According to the Department of Education, two schools tested thus far for cladding in the aftermath of the Grenfell Towers fire failed combustibility tests, BBC News reported. Cladding in a London secondary academy and primary special school were found to be “not of limited combustibility,” the Department of Education said in a statement. […]