The Grenfell carnival
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The Grenfell carnival

  The inferno that engulfed Grenfell may have long been extinguished but it was everywhere in evidence at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival whose route lies in the shadow of the tower’s charred remains. The Carnival’s official opening on Sunday was marked this year by a tribute to those who had lost their lives in … Continue reading

The Grenfell factor
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The Grenfell factor

Two weeks after Anna Minton’s latest book was published in June the Grenfell Tower  went up in flames, illuminating in stark relief her damning analysis of  London’s housing crisis. “It is really shocking that such a catastrophe should happen in one of the richest parts of London, in one of the richest parts of the … Continue reading