There are physical, cultural and legal reasons why fire prevention measures didn't avert the tragedy at the Grenfell Tower – and other buildings are still at risk.
Grenfell Tower residents tragically got the world's attention only after a disastrous fire. So what would public housing residents in Australia say about their living conditions?
A lesson in taking from the rich to give to the poor.
We asked two experts to examine what the buildling regulations say.
The tangled web of responsibility for London's council estates could cloud investigations into the Grenfell Tower fire.
The investigation into the Hillsborough disaster took a long and twisted path – the government must learn from its mistakes.
Portugal's wildfire has killed 64 people. Yet, as with Grenfell Tower in London, the risk of such a blaze was foreseeable.
Marginal people become resourceless, invisible to public policies, and disempowered in public life. This increases their vulnerability to disaster.
Fire has always affected poorer communities more; to understand why, public authorities need to get better at listening to the people they serve.
No one party is responsible for the disaster: local or national, Labour or Conservative – they all are.
Amid calls for arrests, a law expert explains what the offence actually entails.
Readers and viewers the world over are becoming numb to catastrophe and suffering. They must not look away.
There are three key principles: prevent risk, evacuate users and minimise damage – in that order.
As fire tore through Grenfell Tower, I witnessed the complete and terrible destruction of 120 homes just like the one I grew up in.
Massive damage and suffering was caused when a London tower block became an inferno.