London fire: Kensington residents say government ignored them

Grenfell tower residents say they've been ignored by both local and national government. The tower is in London's richest borough, Kensington.

by

    Grenfell Tower residents say they've been ignored by both local and national government.

    The tower is in London's richest borough, Kensington. And there's anger at the deprivation in Kensington's housing estates compared with the vast wealth on neighbouring streets.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Kensington.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.