London marks a year on from the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 71 people. Prime Minister Theresa May admits that her initial response at the time seemed uncaring. And DW meets one of the survivors – still waiting to be re-housed.
The London Fire Brigade said it has deployed dozens of trucks and 100 firefighters to the scene. The fire has reportedly hit the luxury hotel Mandarin Oriental in the Knightsbridge area.
Survivors, families, politicians and members of the royal family gathered in London to remember the 71 killed in the disaster. Authorities have come under fire as many of the victims remain in temporary housing.
Almost three decades after Chinese authorities crushed protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, China still forbids open discussion of it. DW spoke to Wu Renhua, a Tiananmen exile who has compiled records of the incident.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with political leaders, including Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on the 25th anniversary of a neo-Nazi arson attack that killed five members of a Turkish-German family.
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