NSW high-rise overhaul after London fire

A railway track which lies in the shadow of a London tower block that was gutted by a deadly blaze this week was closed on Saturday at the request of the fire brigade, the city's transport authority said.

Protesters stand in the lobby of Kensington town hall in west London, the headquarters of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London, Friday June 16, 2017.

A resident in a nearby building watches smoke rise from a building on fire in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said people were frustrated by the lack of information about the missing and the dead as well as a lack of coordination between support services.

LONDON (AP) - A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies.

"The prime minister needs to act immediately to ensure that all evidence is protected so that everyone culpable for what happened at Grenfell Tower is held to account and feels the full force of the law", Lammy said, suggesting that contractors might be destroying evidence before it is sought by police.

The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire.

UK: London apartment tower used banned siding in renovation
Another, larger protest also marched through west London , where hundreds of people headed to the burned-out building tower. The 24-storey tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin.

May spent nearly an hour speaking to patients and staff at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Of those, 10 remain in critical condition.

"It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", Elizabeth said in a message on her official birthday.

The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very somber mood" on what is normally a day of celebration.

The sister of a man still missing in the London blaze told reporters that when she phoned him on the 21st floor as the fire spread, he said he hadn't evacuated with his wife and three children because fire officials told him to "stay inside, stay in one room together and put towels under the door".

There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including Prime Minister Theresa May, when they visited the stricken area.

Commander Stuart Cundy said the number "may increase" and the recovery operation is likely to take weeks.

London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times, and those left homeless by the fire - already angry over what they see as government inequity and incompetence - fear being forced out of the British capital.

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Experts believe the building's new exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday.

"Afterwards, she will meet a group of residents, victims, volunteers and community leaders in No 10".

The tragedy has provoked a enormous response from nearby communities that have donated food and shelter to the victims.

Besides the public inquiry, May has announced a fund of 5 million pounds ($6.4 million) to help those affected by the blaze.

But the visits, which took place more than 48 hours after the devastating fire broke out, have done little to quell the growing anger over the way she has dealt with the tragedy.

Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago that fire safety issues at the tower left it at risk of a "catastrophic" event.

That is partly to avoid repeated, unnecessary evacuations that cause people eventually to ignore such orders when they really matter.

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