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Commuters face travel disruption around London Bridge

London Bridge attacks Train station to reopen on Monday morning for exiting passengers only, as roads near site of terror attack remain closed London Bridge station was closed on Sunday following the attack but is to partially reopen on Monday morning. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images London Bridge attacks Commuters face travel disruption around London Bridge Train station to reopen on ...

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Ariana Grande back on stage in Manchester for benefit concert

Manchester Arena attack Liam Gallagher makes surprise appearance at One Love Manchester show featuring Katy Perry, Coldplay, Justin Bieber and Take That Ariana Grande on stage at the One Love Manchester benefit concert. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/One Love Manchester Manchester Arena attack Ariana Grande back on stage in Manchester for benefit concert Liam Gallagher makes surprise appearance at One Love Manchester ...

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Bradley Lowery: Only weeks to live as cancer spreads

The family of terminally-ill Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery has revealed he only has weeks to live. The six-year-old from Blackhall Colliery, County Durham, suffers from neuroblastoma and is receiving palliative care at home. An X-ray has now shown his tumours are spreading rapidly, and there is little room left in his lungs for oxygen. A posting on the dedicated Facebook ...

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Body found in Bristol harbour in search for missing woman

A body has been found in the search for a missing 26-year-old woman. Lily Fenton was last seen late on Friday night in central Bristol. The body was discovered following an extensive police operation at Bristol’s harbourside on Saturday. Avon and Somerset Police said her disappearance was not being treated as suspicious. Miss Fenton’s family have been informed. Formal identification ...

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Birmingham city centre streets shut after London attack

Roads were closed in Birmingham city centre in the wake of the London attack, with West Midlands Police saying it was a “reassurance move”. Broad Street, the centre of the city’s nightlife, and a number of side roads were shut to traffic at 23:30 BST. The swift response led to some speculation on social media the city was also under ...

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London attack: Good Samaritans help with #SofaForLondon

Londoners are offering shelter and comfort to those affected by the terror attack on the capital by sharing the hashtag #SofaForLondon on social media. Taxi drivers provided free rides from the cordons around London Bridge and Borough Market that left many cut off. Places of worship across many faiths joined pubs, hotels and businesses in providing food and shelter. Strangers ...

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Woman sexually assaulted by man in Berkshire wood

A 47-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in a Berkshire wood by a man who approached her from behind. Thames Valley Police said she was walking in High Woods, Woodley, between 14:00 and 14:10 BST on Friday. A man walked up behind her, touched her inappropriately and fled in the direction of Kingfisher Drive. The woman shouted at him to stop. ...

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Arrests after M27 hard shoulder assault

A man has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury after an assault on the hard shoulder of the M27. Hampshire Constabulary was called at 11:46 BST on Sunday to the westbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 2 at Nursling. Police believe there was a dispute following an incident with a red VW Golf estate and a silver ...

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Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral marks 50th anniversary

The 50th anniversary of Liverpool’s landmark Metropolitan Cathedral has been celebrated. The cathedral hosted a Mass by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales. Later there will be a special service attended by leaders of all of Merseyside’s Christian churches. The church was consecrated on 14 May 1967, but its opening is celebrated annually ...

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Manchester attack victims' families 'feel for London'

The families of a teenage couple killed in the Manchester Arena explosion have sent “love and condolences” to those affected by the attack in London. Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, from South Shields, were among 22 victims killed in the suicide bomb attack on 22 May. In a joint statement, their families said they were “looking forward to ...

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