British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government sought on Saturday to quell anger over a deadly tower block fire by pledging to support the victims of the blaze after protesters jeered her when she visited local residents. May was rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted “Shame on you” and hundreds stormed a local town hall calling for justice. After a botched snap election that lost her party its majority in parliament, May is facing criticism for her response to the blaze which engulfed the ...
Theresa May tries to quell public anger after deadly London fire
May was rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard
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