The report of a public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London says emergency response had 'serious shortcomings.'
A leaked report found that the fire department's preparation was "gravely inadequate" and that lives could have been saved. The London fire brigade defended its actions, saying there was no "safe alternative strategy."
Britain paid tribute to Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, killed in a terror attack in London on Friday. Emergency services and Londoners who stepped in to tackle the assailant were also honored.
Revelations that the London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist, freed halfway through a 16-year sentence, have sparked outrage. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to strengthen prison sentences, if reelected.
A Polish national who went after the London Bridge attacker with a 1.5-meter whale tusk is to receive a medal for courage from his country. Known only as Lukasz, the chef is being treated in hospital for stab wounds.
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