Grenfell Tower fire: Hundreds plan to attend ‘Day of Rage’ outside Parliament on day of Queen’s Speech

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Some US States Relax Restrictions On Cladding Suspected In Grenfell Tower Fire

NPRThe type of siding or “cladding” used on the Grenfell Tower in London — and suspected in the massive fire that killed dozens of residents — is not allowed on the exterior of tall buildings across most of the U.S.. But a few states and the District of Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks ..

Why a Fire Like Grenfell Tower’s Is Less Likely to Happen in the US

Slate MagazineGrenfell aftermath Members of the emergency services work inside burnt-out remains of the Grenfell Tower apartments in North Kensington, London, on June 18. Neil Hall/Reuters, Fotostation. This article originally appeared at the Conversation.German city evacuates 11-story building, fearing repeat of Grenfell blaze ..

Testing UK’s Tower Blocks After Grenfell Fire

The AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. British authorities announced Thursday tests are being conducted on hundreds of tower blocks to determine if they have the same type of flammable cladding as used …After London fire, 600 tower blocks must be tested for flammable cladding ..

After Grenfell Tower Fire, UK Asks: Has Deregulation Gone Too Far?

New York TimesThe charred remains of Grenfell Tower in London, where at least 79 people died. Credit Carl Court/Getty Images. LONDON — The terrifying fire at the Grenfell Tower apartment block, with its final toll of victims still hidden in the ashes, has London Fire: 95 UK Buildings Fail Fire Safety Tests ..