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 women were trapped inside "dormitory number two" at the nursing home when the pre-dawn blaze broke out. President Sebastian Pinera has called on Chileans to learn from this tragedy to "be more supportive" of seniors.
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.
Two homeless men in Berlin suffered serious injuries after an unknown perpetrator doused them in a liquid and set them on fire. Witnesses reportedly put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher from a nearby snack shop.
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.
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