• Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

    LONDON (AP) — In a story June 26 about a company that makes paneling for buildings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company, Arconic, supplied the fire resistant paneling model Reynobond FR for use on Grenfell Tower. It supplied the model Reynobond PE.

  • London’s fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

    LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.

  • UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

    LONDON (AP) — The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London’s Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

  • Europeans learn to live with _ and adapt to _ terror attacks

    PARIS (AP) — The jihadis’ targets in Europe are depressingly repetitive: the Brussels metro, the Champs-Elysees in Paris (twice), tourist-filled bridges in London (twice) and a U.K. rock concert. And that’s just the past few months.

  • Concert planned to honor London attack victim from Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack will be celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved.

  • Londoners in temporary housing after fire safety evacuations

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.”

  • British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

    LONDON (AP) — British tennis player Dan Evans has admitted he tested positive for cocaine in April.

  • Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

    LONDON (AP) — A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise.

  • The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

    LONDON (AP) — Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain’s decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

  • Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain’s youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday.