Great Britain

Technology

Survivors of the London tower fire say they'll launch their own investigation

As an investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire in London continues, survivors and others are coming together to crowdsource lists of those found safe, as well as those still missing or presumed dead. The World’s Marco Werman interviews Joshua Vantard, a 26-year-old engineering student who created a database of names of those found, missing and confirmed deceased.

Culture

Britain is nice and inoffensive, but doesn't really talk about race

I was born in Iran, but have been in Britain since I was 2. In Britain, we all pretend everyone is the same. In contrast to this, I just spent the year in New York. Oh my God, Americans talk about race so much. But by not talking about race in Britain, are we missing the importance of our differences?

Culture

Britain is nice and inoffensive, but doesn't really talk about race

I was born in Iran, but have been in Britain since I was 2. In Britain, we all pretend everyone is the same. In contrast to this, I just spent the year in New York. Oh my God, Americans talk about race so much. But by not talking about race in Britain, are we missing the importance of our differences?

Technology

Survivors of the London tower fire say they'll launch their own investigation

As an investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire in London continues, survivors and others are coming together to crowdsource lists of those found safe, as well as those still missing or presumed dead. The World’s Marco Werman interviews Joshua Vantard, a 26-year-old engineering student who created a database of names of those found, missing and confirmed deceased.