Today's papers report that dozens of people were feared dead in one of Britain's worst fire disasters yesterday after an inferno swept through a London tower block despite repeated warnings that it was unsafe.

The Times

DISASTER IN 15 MINUTES

Dozens of people were feared dead in one of Britain's worst fire disasters yesterday after an inferno swept through a London tower block despite repeated warnings that it was unsafe.

PARENTS THREW THEIR CHILDREN FROM THE BLAZING WINDOWS

The mother leant out of the window in the gloom. She was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and, as the smoke closed in, was urging someone in the darkness below to catch.

TRAPPED MOTHER SENDS HARROWING FINAL MESSAGE

A mother of two small children posted distressing videos on Snapchat and Facebook while trapped on the 23rd floor of Grenfell Tower.

The Guardian

THE WARNINGS WERE IGNORED

Firefighters and police have been searching through the still-smouldering debris of a tower-block inferno in London to retrieve bodies as officials warned the death toll of 12 would rise.

SURVIVORS ACCUSE FIRM OF BRUSHING AWAY FEARS

Residents had raised multiple concerns about the risk of fire at Grenfell Tower before yesterday's fatal blaze, including fears about the placement of boilers and gas pipes, the absence of a building-wide fire alarm or sprinkler system and piles of rubbish dumped and causing a fire risk.

FRIENDS AND FAMILIES TRY TO LOCATE THE MISSING

Friends and family members of Grenfell Tower residents appealed for information as the scale of the fire became clear, with dozens of names circulating on social media as people tried to locate relatives who lived on the upper floors.

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The Sun

THEY WERE TOLD IT WAS SAFE

Dozens were feared dead last night in a tower block inferno - weeks after a £10 million refurbishment developers said was safe.

SCANDALOUS WASTE OF LIFE

A fire that raged through a 24-storey tower block may have claimed dozens of lives, it was feared last night.

GOODBYE, WE'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT ... FORGIVE US

A mother of three feared to have died in yesterday's blaze called friends at 2am and told them: "Goodbye. We're not going to make it. Forgive us."The Telegraph

'DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN'

An inferno that engulfed a tower block, killing at least 12 in what could become one of the worst fire tragedies in British history, was a "disaster waiting to happen", experts said last night.

'PEOPLE WERE JUST WAITING FOR THE FIRE TO TAKE THEM ... WAITING TO DIE'

The fire in Grenfell Tower had been raging for about an hour when the mother half way up the building ran out of options.

THIS CATASTROPHE WAS INEVITABLE ... BUT OUR WARNINGS FELL ON DEAF EARS, SAY RESIDENTS

Residents had been warning for four years that the tower block engulfed in flames was a fire risk and a "catastrophe" was inevitable.

The Mirror

LIKE HELL ON EARTH

Survivors of the horror flats inferno told how the blaze ripped through the block in no time - as it was revealed residents warned the building was a deathtrap.

ONE WOMAN THREW A BABY FROM THE 10TH FLOOR ... A MAN RAN FORWARD AND CAUGHT IT

As panic spread through Grenfell Tower, a desperate mum threw her baby from a window and a hero on the ground caught the child.

WE'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT... I LOVE YOU

Three generations of the same family are feared to have died inside their flat during the horror blaze at Grenfell Tower.

Daily Mail

STRING OF BLUNDERS THAT LEFT SCORES DEAD IN 'DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN'

Scores of people were feared dead last night after damning safety failures led to the worst British disaster in at least 30 years.

GOODBYE ... I'M NOT GOING TO MAKE IT

Terrified victims trapped inside the inferno exchanged heart-breaking final messages with their families.

HELP MY BABY, CRIED A MOTHER. THEN SHE THREW HER CHILD FROM THE 9TH FLOOR ... INTO BLANKET BELOW

Two hideous sounds summed up the horror - the screams of children and the sickening thump as people leapt to their deaths.

The Financial Times

FED RAISES INTEREST RATES DESPITE PATTERN OF WEAK INFLATION FIGURES

The Federal Reserve lifted short-term rated by a quarter point yesterday and set out detailed plans for paring back the size of its balance sheet later this year, as it defied weak inflation figures.

DEADLY FIRE IN LONDON SPURS SAFETY DEBATE

Questions were raised yesterday about the safety of London's ageing tower blocks after at least 12 people were killed in a blaze that engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington.

DIRECTORS SUFFER HIGHER RISK OF IDENTITY THEFT AS HACKERS TAP COMPANIES HOUSE

Company directors are twice as likely as other members of the public to be the victims of identity theft, with criminals using data in Companies House to target their victims.

Express

HIGH RISE HORROR

Dozens of people died in a "hell on Earth" towering inferno yesterday as flames engulfed a 24-storey residential building in west London.

'A NEIGHBOUR'S FRIDGE EXPLODED AND THE FIRE SPREAD SO QUICKLY'

Investigators were yesterday examining reports that a faulty exploding fridge on the fourth floor led to the devastating tower blaze.

BALMY BRITAIN SET FOR A 95F TROPICAL HEATWAVE

A tropical heatwave will hit Britain next week with near record 95F (35C) temperatures expected.

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