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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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London attack: Corbyn criticises Tories in terror speech

Media playback is unsupported on your device Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Conservatives of trying to “protect the public on the cheap” in a speech focusing on the London terror attack. Mr Corbyn, who has previously questioned the wisdom of a shoot-to-kill policy, also backed the police to use “whatever force is necessary” to save lives. His comments ...

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Kilburn murder arrest after woman's body found in flat

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death at her flat. Police were called to the flat in Fernhead Road, Kilburn, north London just before 01:00 BST on Monday, 29 May. Officers gained entry and found the body of a 32-year-old woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A 28-year-old man ...

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Liverpool murder: Yusuf Sonko shot in 'targeted attack'

An 18-year-old man who died after being shot in Liverpool was the victim of a “cold-blooded, targeted attack”, police have said. Yusuf Sonko, from Toxteth, was found on Tagus Street, Toxteth, at about 20:30 BST on Friday. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination found he died from a single gunshot wound to the ...

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Manufacturing sees 'buoyant' European demand, survey says

British manufacturing growth remains strong, with exports up and companies positive about prospects for the rest of 2017, a survey shows. The EEF employers’ organisation, which said companies’ recruitment plans are healthy, raised its manufacturing growth forecasts for 2017 and 2018. The survey, compiled with accountancy firm BDO, said demand from European markets was particularly strong. Despite Brexit fears and ...

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One Love Manchester: Joy shines through pain at benefit concert

The benefit concert held in the wake of the Manchester attack turned into a night of unity, healing and joy for 50,000 music fans. The all-star show was held to remember the victims of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. Despite the circumstances, a celebratory atmosphere prevailed as Grande herself returned to the stage. She told the crowd: ...

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Savings would last about a month on average, report says

The average employee has only about a month’s savings to maintain their lifestyle if their income suddenly stopped, a report says. According to the survey of 2,000 people by insurance giant Legal & General savings would stretch for 32 days. Some 26% of people said savings would run out in a week or less, and 23% said they had nothing ...

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Manchester attack: Funeral for Barra's Eilidh MacLeod

Family and friends of Manchester Arena attack victim Eilidh MacLeod have gathered on her island home of Barra for her funeral mass. The 14-year-old is to be carried from her home to Our Lady, Star of the Sea, in Castlebay, for the service. Eilidh’s friend, Laura MacIntyre, 15, was injured in the terrorist attack which killed 22 people on 22 ...

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London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured. The arrests in Barking, east London, followed a raid at a flat belonging to one of the three attackers. A van hit pedestrians on London Bridge at 21:58 BST on Saturday. Three men then got ...

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ISIS claim responsibility for London Bridge terror attack which left 7 dead and 48 injured

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge terror attack that killed seven people and injured 48. Three killers mowed down pedestrians by driving a van at high speed along the kerb across London Bridge. A statement posted on the terror group’s media page Amaq said: “A detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday’s London attack.” The three killers ...

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