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The Metropolitan Police has today released footage from inside Grenfell Tower.

The material was captured by a specialist police recovery team who has been working closely alongside colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade as part of the ongoing operation.

58 people died or are missing and presumed dead, after the fire in North Kensington on Wednesday (June 14), although police have said they believe the figure could yet rise further.

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Many upset as Grenfell survivor appears on The One Show

Hundreds had turned out for rally

Several hundred people rallied at the demonstration demanding “justice” for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Emma Dent Coad, the new Labour MP for Kensington, and human rights barrister Michael Mansfield QC were among the speakers at the event under the Westway, close to where at least 79 people lost their lives.
Other speakers questioned the death toll from the fire, suggesting it was far higher and being covered up by authorities.
One said “this is not a race war, it’s a human race war” and there was criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May.
Ms Dent Coad, who took the seat from Conservative Victoria Borwick on June 8, said:

“Many of you are angry and so am I.

“I’ve watched as repeated warnings about safety in the tower were ignored, complainers vilified, threatened and marginalised.”

She added that she had met the Home Office on Monday and warned them she was watching the relief process, adding: “I’m not their advocate, I’m yours.”
She said she had also demanded funds be set aside for “rebuilding a community that has been eroded over the years”.

Poignant tributes left for Grenfell Tower loved ones

Tributes left with what is left behind of Grenfell Tower in the background
Tributes left with what is left behind of Grenfell Tower in the background
London Fire Brigade t-shirt with written poem at shrine of tributes to Grenfell Tower victims
London Fire Brigade t-shirt with written poem at shrine of tributes to Grenfell Tower victims
Yellow ribbons at shrine of tributes to Grenfell Tower victims
Yellow ribbons at shrine of tributes to Grenfell Tower victims

'Overwhelming' tributes near scene of tower fire

Our reporter, Goolistan Cooper, took at look at the heartfelt tributes left near Grenfell Tower.

He described the scene as ‘overwhelming’.

Newly elected MP speaks after silent walk

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad addresses the crowd

Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad addresses the huge crowd
Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad addresses the huge crowd

Speaker addresses crowds 'We need answers'

Here is what the speaker at the event is saying to crowds:

We need answers and we are never going to rest. We will never forget what happened at Grenfell Tower.

We will never rest until we get justice for every single person.

No matter what happens we are never going to forget that there could be 400 people dead in that building.

Huge crowds gather to hear speakers after the silent walk

'This is so powerful. Silence can be heard'

One man attending the walk told our reporter, Goolistan Cooper: “This is so powerful. Silence can be heard”.

The silent walk of remembrance set off from North Kensington Library, in the direction of Grenfell Tower.

(Photo: Goolistan Cooper)

Our reporter, Goolistan Cooper is at the silent walk of remembrance

A silent walk of remembrance is held close to Grenfell Tower

Silent walk of remembrance is held in Kensington
Silent walk of remembrance is held in Kensington (Photo: Goolistan Cooper)

Brunel University vice chancellor encourages students and staff to assist

Following a minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the fire, vice chancellor of Brunel University, Professor Julia Buckingham appealed to students and staff to help with relief efforts.

Grenfell Tower is just 12 miles away from the University, and whilst no Brunel students lived in the tower block, some staff and students are thought to have close ties with residents in the area.

She said:

We are shocked and saddened to hear of the disaster at Grenfell Tower, which is just on our doorstep here in West London


The thoughts of students and staff across Brunel University London are with the victims of this devastating tragedy, their families and friends.


Lives have been lost, many people have suffered serious injuries and many more have been made homeless.


I encourage everyone at Brunel to help offer support either by donations or volunteering.

'He gave love to everyone'

Mohammad Alhajali was described by his family as 'amazing'
Mohammad Alhajali was described by his family as 'amazing' (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

The family of 23-year-old Mohammad Alhajali paid tribute to a “very amazing and kind person”:

Mohammad was a very amazing and kind person.


He gave love to everyone.


He came to the UK because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family. Our whole family will miss Mohammad dearly and he will never be forgotten.


To God we belong and to him we return.

'Tony leaves behind a large family, his wife, sons and grandchildren'

Mr Disson lived in Grenfell Tower
Mr Disson lived in Grenfell Tower (Photo: Tony leaves behind a large family, his wife, sons and grandchildren)

A statement has been released by the family of 65-year-old Anthony Disson:

Our family are devastated at receiving the news that Tony sadly did not survive the fire at Grenfell Tower.


Tony leaves behind a large family, his wife, sons and grandchildren, including one grandchild he will never get to meet.


We miss him terribly, and are pulling together as a family and trying to stay strong under these tragic circumstances.


We ask at this time that our family are left to grieve in private.

Five victims formally identified by police

Metropolitan Police has formally identified five victims of the fire.

They are Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye, a 24-year-old woman, also known as Khadija Saye.

A 65-year-old man, Anthony Disson.

A 39-year-old man, Abufars Ibrahim.

A 52-year-old woman has also been formally identified, but her family do not wish to release her name at this stage.

Police are supporting the families of all four victims, who all lived in Grenfell Tower.

Post-mortem examinations are being carried out.

Mohammad Alhajali, 23, has already been named as one of the victims.

Hundreds plan to attend 'Day of Rage' outside Parliament

Hundreds plan to protest outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday (June 21), as anger rises following the fatal fire.

The ‘Day of Rage’ is set to be held one week on from the fire, on the day the Prime Minister addresses Her Majesty The Queen, ahead of the Queen’s Speech.

For more on this, follow the link below to our full article:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-hundreds-plan-13206223

Five people who were feared dead have been located

Speaking today, Commander of the Metropolitan Police, Stuart Cundy said:

What is important to myself, and all of us, is to find everyone who is inside the building and return them to their loved ones.


Thankfully, due to all the work we have been doing over the last few days, we have located five people who we feared dead and are in fact safe and well.


Our work to recover those people from inside is ongoing - specialist teams from the London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and the police are continuing their painstaking task to locate and recover all those in Grenfell Tower.


We have been able to send those teams through the whole building from the top to bottom.


On Saturday I was in there myself, I went all the way to the top floor and it’s incredibly hard to describe the devastation suffered in some parts of the building.

'There may be people who were in there that we believe are missing that did escape'

Metropolitan Police Commander, Stuart Cundy says some people who are believed to be missing, could have escaped.

He is urging them to come forward by contacting the Casualty Bureau on 0800 0961 233.

Speaking today, he said:

As our understanding of the tragedy becomes clear, there may be people who were in Grenfell Tower on the night who people, such as families and others, did not know were in there on the night and they have died.


Equally there may be people who were in there that we believe are missing that did escape but for whatever reason have not let it be known that they’re safe and well, so again I would appeal to them directly.


I don’t care about the reasons why you haven’t told us you are safe, please contact the Casualty Bureau or contact your family, your friends and tell them you’re safe and well.


There are also those who we have been told have connections to Grenfell Tower who may have been there that night and we were doing our utmost over the weekend, and we continue today, to locate them to make sure that they are safe and well.


That’s less about people we know were there on the night and is about people who have friends in Grenfell Tower who we may have received a call about, but we don’t know for certain that they were there on the night.


Significant efforts are now being made to trace all those people to ensure we know that they are safe and well.

Met Police appeal for images and footage from aftermath of fire

Members of the emergency services gather for minute's silence

A minute’s silence was observed at 11am on Monday (June 19) for the victims of the fatal Grenfell Tower fire.

Members of the emergency services gathered in the shadows of the now burned out tower, bowing their heads as they observed a silence for those who lost their lives.

For more information, follow the link below to our article:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-minutes-silence-13204744

Minute's silence is observed in shadow of Grenfell Tower

Members of London's emergency services observe minute's silence
Members of London's emergency services observe minute's silence (Photo: Niklas Halle'n/Getty Images)
Members of the public observe minute's silence
Members of the public observe minute's silence (Photo: Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)

'We are supporting the families and loved ones of each of those 79.'

As the Metropolitan Police confirm 79 people are dead, or missing presumed dead, they also say they believe that number may change.

For more information, follow the link below to our article:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-police-confirm-13204475

Inside Grenfell Tower

Video footage which has been taken from inside Grenfell Tower has been released by the police.

The material was captured by a specialist police recovery team that has been working closely with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade as part of the ongoing operation.

For more information, follow the link below to our full article:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-police-release-13203716

'Of that 79, we have formally identified five people'

Metropolitan Police Commander, Stuart Cundy, said:

As of this morning, I am afraid to say there are now 79 people that we believe are either dead or missing, I sadly have to presume dead.


Of that 79, we have formally identified five people.


We are supporting the families and loved ones of each of those 79.

Number of people dead or missing presumed dead rises to 79

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed the number of people dead or missing presumed dead, has risen to 79.

Pictures from the scene on Friday (June 16)

Cladding banned in UK, Chancellor Philip Hammond says

Andrew Marr (left) and Chancellor Philip Hammond appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show
Andrew Marr (left) and Chancellor Philip Hammond appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show (Photo: PA)

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond has said he believes the cladding used on Grenfell Tower is banned in the UK.

Speaking on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show on Sunday (June 18), he said: “My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the US, is also banned here.”

For more on this story, follow the link to our article below:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-cladding-banned-13201741

We are raising money

Following the fatal fire, getwestlondon set up a fundraising page for those affected.

Thank you for everyone who has donated, we have raised over £33,000.

Our page is still open, so please follow the link below if you would like to donate.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/grenfell-tower-support

What is the official number of dead and missing?

With 58 people confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead, our latest article explains why this number is much lower than people think:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/grenfell-tower-fire-what-death-13202380

Police appeal

Police have appealed for anyone with material that could help the investigation to get in touch with them. Commander Cundy added:

“I’m really grateful to all those people who have provided us with material that could help our investigation. I’d urge anyone who has not yet provided us with material to please do so.

“Our investigation will be wide ranging and exhaustive - it will seek to find out if any crimes have been committed and if so make sure that we do all we can to bring any person responsible to justice.

“This will take us some time, but I give my commitment that if as part of that investigation we identify anything that gives cause for concern for the safety of the public we will inform the relevant authorities.”

Anyone with any material, which they haven’t yet provided to police, can upload it via www.ukpoliceimageappeal.co.uk or email via Grenfell.investigation@met.police.uk.