This Week: Stoic London

UK London resilient

The fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower, claiming lives and leaving dozens injured, was predicted by residents four years ago and the Norwegian insurer Protector Forsikring, which took on the property and liability contract for the local authority responsible for the building, began to examine its exposure. The majority of insured losses will be borne by reinsurers, however. The week began with a government reshuffle, which saw the Justice Secretary role move from Liz Truss to David Lidington. Ri