The NHS's Continuing Care scheme for long-term patients with serious health problems has been criticised after it emerged that some councils do not follow guidelines when deciding who should receive it. Mark Wadham has struggled to get funding for his mother who is in a care home.
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One of the youngest victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy choked to death on fumes from the fire, an inquest heard.
It should remain dry through the evening with the best of any clearer intervals in the east.
Huge plumes of smoke could be seen for miles above the London skyline as two fires burned in Canary Wharf and a scrapyard in east London.