London Fire – The Tale of Two Tower Blocks

London is increasingly becoming a city of high-rise living. There are more than 700 tower blocks, ranging from brand new luxury developments to the post-war council-owned buildings seen as a quick fix to cure problems caused by crumbling and unsanitary 19th Century hovels. About 8% of Londoners now live in tower blocks. Some flats are […]

How Muslims helped save lives from Grenfell tower fire in London

Read original article on the Business Standard or read below; Muslim residents observing Ramadan have been hailed as heroes after they helped save many sleeping neighbours from the horrific Grenfell Tower fire. Residents who had stayed up for Sehri (pre-dawn meal) saw the inferno break out just before 1 a.m. After sensing the smoke smell about […]

Grenfell Tower should have never happened!

Theresa May’s government accused of ignoring warnings over fire safety in tower block Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s new chief of staff, failed to give the go-ahead to a safety review during his tenure as housing minister, despite it already having been delayed for years. His predecessor as housing minister Brandon Lewis declined to bring in […]