Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

As police continued their investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people, Trade Minister Greg Hands said the Government was carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety.

Labour and the Liberal Democrats called for Nick Paget-Brown, the council leader, to stand down on Sunday as the government, in a tacit admission that the council had failed to cope, said it was drafting in civil servants to help.

The devastating fire erupted in the early hours of June 14 trapping several sleeping residents at the 24-storey Grenfell tower.

He also said: "I understand, I really do understand the fears of so many about not knowing the scale of the tragedy that is unfolding behind us".

The meeting is unlikely to quell complaints that May has been slow to reach out to victims, despite her announcement of a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the displaced families.

David Lammy, the Labour MP for Tottenham who lost his friend Khadija Saye in the fire, has said the "very best senior officers" in the force should undertake the criminal investigation into the blaze. The package is also to include a commitment to ensure that all who lost their homes are re-housed as soon as possible near where they lived, temporary accommodation is paid for and that all victims are consulted during a public inquiry into the fire.

Each family whose home was destroyed in the Grenfell Tower fire will receive at least £5,500 from the Government, it has been announced.

The blaze tore through all floors of the building and took more than 200 firefighters 24 hours to bring it under control.

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said police will seek criminal prosecutions if the evidence warrants.

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"It is hard to escape a very somber national mood", the queen said in a statement to mark her official birthday - an occasion that typically does not result in any public comments from the monarch.

He said the group had spoken about their "demands and what we expect".

West London film producer Nisha Parti, who has been helping victims in Kensington, said the cash is being given to those checking into hotels in the wake of Wednesday's blaze. There has also been a public outcry at the government's initial failure to provide up-to-the minute information.

"It was a death trap, and they knew it", one person shouted as demonstrators surged inside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council, responsible for managing the social housing block in a working-class enclave of one of Britain's richest districts.

The tragedy has provoked a huge response from nearby communities that have donated food and shelter to the victim.

In a blog post written previous year, the Grenfell Action Group warned of "dangerous living conditions" in the tower. More than three million pounds ($3.8m) have been raised for the affected families.

Anger flared in the Kensington community over the weekend - with many protests taking place across the capital - as some accused the authorities of withholding information and responding inadequately.

Two nearby Underground lines were partially shut down Saturday in the fire area to make sure that debris did not land on the tracks. They said they were kept in the dark and repeatedly given incorrect assurances that accommodation had been found for residents.

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