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Timeline: Grenfell Tower inquiry opens with tributes to victims  Timeline: Grenfell Tower inquiry begins
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Friends and family give speeches at opening of public inquiry into blaze that killed 72 Friends and family give speeches at opening of public inquiry into blaze that killed 72
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<strong>May 21 2018: A public inquiry into the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people in the blaze almost a year ago <a href="https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/">begins today</a>.</strong> <strong>May 21 2018: A public inquiry into the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people in the blaze almost a year ago <a href="https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/">begins today</a>.</strong>
Bereaved families, friends and others affected by the fire on 14 June 2017 will speak at commemoration hearings, which are expected to last for two weeks. Bereaved families, friends and others affected by the fire on 14 June 2017 will speak at commemoration hearings, which are expected to last for two weeks.
After the tributes, the inquiry will <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/live/2018/may/21/grenfell-tower-fire-inquiry-opens-with-tributes-to-72-victims-live-updates?page=with:block-5b026b25e4b0a1f83476fd3f#block-5b026b25e4b0a1f83476fd3f">move to examining the circumstances that led up to the fire</a>, including pressure from the Grenfell community on the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council to investigate the safety of the tower (<em>The Guardian</em>). After the tributes, the inquiry will <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/live/2018/may/21/grenfell-tower-fire-inquiry-opens-with-tributes-to-72-victims-live-updates?page=with:block-5b026b25e4b0a1f83476fd3f#block-5b026b25e4b0a1f83476fd3f">move to examining the circumstances that led up to the fire</a>, including pressure from the Grenfell community on the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council to investigate the safety of the tower (<em>The Guardian</em>).
https://twitter.com/grenfellinquiry/status/998473874282110977 https://twitter.com/grenfellinquiry/status/998473874282110977
Details about the inquiry can be found on the <a href="https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/">Grenfell Tower Inquiry website</a>. Details about the inquiry can be found on the <a href="https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/">Grenfell Tower Inquiry website</a>.
<strong><em>Read WikiTribune's previous coverage of Grenfell:</em></strong> <strong><em>Read WikiTribune's previous coverage of Grenfell:</em></strong>
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<li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2017/12/13/united-kingdom/grenfell-tower-fire-volunteers-community/6402/" rel="bookmark">‘We’re just Grenfell’: volunteers deal with legacy of London tower fire</a></li>  <li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2017/12/13/united-kingdom/grenfell-tower-fire-volunteers-community/6402/" rel="bookmark">‘We’re just Grenfell’: volunteers deal with legacy of London tower fire</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/01/23/united-kingdom/volunteer-therapists-for-grenfell-victims-to-be-eliminated/43507/" rel="bookmark">Council ends volunteer therapy for Grenfell victims</a></li>  <li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/01/23/united-kingdom/volunteer-therapists-for-grenfell-victims-to-be-eliminated/43507/" rel="bookmark">Council ends volunteer therapy for Grenfell victims</a></li>
<li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2017/12/13/united-kingdom/kensington-council-responds-to-grenfell-tower-we-are-doing-everything-in-our-power/15757/" rel="bookmark">Kensington council responds to Grenfell Tower: ‘We are doing everything in our power’</a></li>  <li><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2017/12/13/united-kingdom/kensington-council-responds-to-grenfell-tower-we-are-doing-everything-in-our-power/15757/" rel="bookmark">Kensington council responds to Grenfell Tower: ‘We are doing everything in our power’</a></li>
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