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Brendan Cox: 'What helped me was public support'

Brendan Cox, husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox, tells Today that we need to be careful about “giving notoriety” to the Westminster attacker. Mr Cox said it was public support that helped him in the days following his wife’s death. He urged the public to remember this is a story about “people who didn’t […]

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Sinn Féin opposes extension to Stormont talks deadline

Image caption Gerry Adams said there cannot be continuous negotiation and re-negotiation of political deals Sinn Féin is opposed to extending the deadline on talks aimed at forming a new Northern Ireland Executive, the party’s leader, Gerry Adams, has said. Parties have until Monday 27 March to reach a deal, or voters will face the […]

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London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror incident

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Keith Palmer had 15 years service with the police The police officer killed in a terror attack at Westminster has been named by the Met Police as PC Keith Palmer. The 48-year-old husband and father was among five people who died, including the attacker, near the Houses of Parliament. […]

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Nicola Sturgeon sees 'sense of solidarity' with London after attack

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expressed her concern for those caught up in the terrorist attack at Westminster. She spoke of a “sense of solidarity” felt in Scotland for people in London. Five people have died after a car was driven at pedestrians near the UK parliament before the occupant jumped out and stabbed a […]

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Mayor says London 'won't be cowed by terrorists'

London’s mayor praised emergency services for their swift response, after a terror attack near the Houses of Parliament. Sadiq Khan said the city wouldn’t “be cowed by terrorists”. Read more London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack Source link

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London attack: May condemns 'sick and depraved terrorist attack'

Media captionTheresa May: “We will never give in to terror” The terror attack in Westminster will not stop Britons from going about their lives and such attacks are ultimately “doomed to failure”, the PM has said. Theresa May said the “sick and depraved” attack in Westminster, in which five people died, would not stop people […]

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London attack: 'A policeman was on the floor' – witness accounts

Media captionSteve Voake, eyewitness: “I tried to stop people coming on to the bridge” Politicians, journalists, tourists and members of the public became witnesses to a terror attack in the heart of London, which left four people dead and at least 20 people injured. An armed police officer and the attacker were among those who […]

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London attack: Corbyn says thoughts are with victims

Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to the police and says his thoughts are with the victims of the attack in and outside Parliament. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn thanks the police and says his thoughts are with the victims of the attack in Westminster, many of whom he says have suffered “terrible injuries”. Source link

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NI may not see McGuinness' like again, says Foster

Image copyright Press Eye Image caption History will have the ‘final say’ on Martin McGuinness and his legacy, said Arlene Foster Northern Ireland may never see a political figure like Martin McGuinness again, unionist leader Arlene Foster has said. She paid tribute to the former deputy first minister at a special Assembly meeting to mark […]

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Martin McGuinness: Vigils held for Sinn Féin leader

Image copyright Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Image caption Crowds gathered to pay tribute to Martin McGuinness in west Belfast Vigils have been held across the island of Ireland for Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, who has died aged 66. His body was returned to his Derry home on Tuesday afternoon. Image copyright Peter Morrison Image […]

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Watson warns minister over George Osborne's editor role

Image copyright PA Image caption George Osborne will edit the London Evening Standard four days a week Labour’s deputy leader has warned Digital Minister Matt Hancock to avoid any conflict of interests in his future dealings with ex-chancellor George Osborne, now Evening Standard editor. Tom Watson said Mr Osborne would be expected to seek to […]