Saturday 16 December 2017

In Pictures: Grief over Grenfell Tower tragedy turns into angry protests as crowds march on Downing Street

Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Kensington, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Kensington, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Demonstrators clash with police officers during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Police officers protect the entrance to the BBC building during a protest in central London following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Police officers stand in front of the The Grenfell Tower block that was destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Kensington, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Police officers block the entrance to Downing Street during a march through Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
A demonstrator reacts during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Demonstrators shout during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Two demonstrators fight with each other during a protest in the West End, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Protesters walk down Ladbroke Grove in west London demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower disaster. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Protesters march towards The Grenfell Tower block that was destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Demonstrators sit in the road in the West End, during a protest following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Demonstrators sit in the road in the West End during a protest following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Protesters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Graffiti is seen on the pavement during a protest in central London following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
A woman looks at posters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
A man looks at tributes close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Flowers and tributes close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Protesters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Protesters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Grief over the Grenfell Tower disaster turned into angry protests on Friday as the official death toll rose to at least 30 and dozens more deaths were feared.

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