NEWS DIGEST 03.05.2020: UK PM’s struggle with COVID-19, Korea tensions and more

  This morning’s News Digest comes via Google News. British prime minister Boris Johnson, who has recently returned to work after battling coronavirus and welcoming the birth of his baby boy, Wilfred, has revealed that at one point doctors thought … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 03.05.2020: UK PM’s struggle with COVID-19, Korea tensions and more

GRENFELL TRAGEDY: Police confirm 58 residents missing, possibly dead

London – VIJAY SHAH via Twitter This week, a devastating fire tore through the Grenfell Tower, a residential block located in Kensington, London, causing major loss of life and homelessness in the early hours of June 14, 2017. A fire believed to have originated from an exploding fridge in a fourth-floor flat then spread rapidly through the 1970s tenement, housing mainly poorer Londoners. Aluminium cladding fixed to the outside of Grenfell Tower, which sits on the Lancaster West housing estate, and which was intended to smarten the structure’s appearance, may have contributed to the rapid spread of the fire, trapping … Continue reading GRENFELL TRAGEDY: Police confirm 58 residents missing, possibly dead