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Are austerity policies of recent UK governments in part responsible for the Grenfell fire?
Also in the programme: Saudi foreign minister on the rift with Qatar, and the director of the Rocky film remembered
(Picture: Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets members of the community affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington, West London on 16 June 2017. Credit: Reuters/Dominic Lipinski)
As the death toll rises in the London fire, we hear from a volunteer who accuses the authorities of not doing enough.
Also on the programme:
A US jury has failed to reach a verdict in the sexual assault case against entertainer Bill Cosby. And French voters go to the polls again on Sunday, this time to elect a new Parliament. What will it mean for President Macron's reform programme?
(photo: Community leaders from the Grenfell Tower outside Number 10 Downing Street after meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Credit: Getty)
Hundreds of protestors, angry at the official response to the west London tower block fire, are marching on the British parliament at Westminster. There were angry scenes as residents affected by the blaze tried to storm the offices of the council which owns Grenfell Tower.
Also in the programme: President Trump announces a new policy on Cuba, and former German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, dies at the age of eighty-seven.
(Photo: Protesters attending a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire march toward Downing Street in Westminster. Credit: Getty Images.)
Tough questions asked of UK government regarding building regulations after a killed at least 30 people in a tower block in west London.
Also in the programme: quantum communications and the lost city of the Harla people
(Picture: Emergency services personnel on top of Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Credit: Rick Findler/PA Wire)
Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, announces a public inquiry into the Grenfell tower block fire which has killed 17 people.
Also in the programme: Trump under investigation and Man Booker International Prize winner David Grossman
(Picture: Firefighters searched for bodies today in a London tower block gutted by a blaze that has already left 12 dead, as questions grew over whether a recent refurbishment contributed to the fire. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
The British prime minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower apartment block in London on Wednesday, amid mounting anger that such a disaster could happen.
Also in the programme: President Trump describes reports that he's under criminal investigation as the single greatest witch-hunt in political history, and one of Russia's most celebrated actors, Alexei Batalov, has died at the age of eighty-eight.
(Photo: Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to members of the fire service as she visits Grenfell Tower. Credit: Getty Images)