95284540 p04xsg0b - How Wednesday's attack on Westminster unfolded
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How Wednesday's attack on Westminster unfolded

On Wednesday 22 March, an attacker drove a car into people on Westminster Bridge before reaching the Houses of Parliament. He stabbed a police officer before being shot dead by police. The Daily Politics’ Adam Fleming looks back at a day on which four people were killed, including the attacker, and at least 40 were […]

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall on London attack

The Muslim community needs to help cut out the “cancer within our society of radical Islam” in the wake of the terror attack on Westminster, UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has said. He also told the BBC that this sort of attack would happen again unless it gets “sorted out”. Source link

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What is Article 50?

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will trigger Article 50 on 29 March – beginning formal negotiations on Brexit. Here’s a guide. What is Article 50? Article 50 is a plan for any country that wishes to exit the EU. It was created as part of the Treaty of Lisbon […]

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McGuinness funeral: Mourners gather in Derry

Image caption Mr McGuinness’ body is being taken the short distance from his Bogside home to St Columba’s Church, Long Tower Mourners are gathering for the funeral of Northern Ireland’s former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness. They include former US President Bill Clinton and Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster, who received a round of […]

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London attack: British-born attacker 'known to MI5'

Media captionWitnesses describe how the attack near the Houses of Parliament unfolded The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed. She told MPs he had been investigated some years ago but was not part of the current intelligence picture. The so-called Islamic State group […]

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London attack: Theresa May tells MPs 'we'll never waver'

Media captionTheresa May: We saw best and worst of humanity Prime Minister Theresa May has told MPs: “We will never waver in the face of terrorism.” Paying tribute to Pc Keith Palmer, who died after being stabbed, she said: “He was every inch a hero and his actions will never be forgotten.” Delivering a Commons […]

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SNP Westminster leader: We are as one

Despite political differences, “we are as one in our dedication to democracy”, the SNP’s Westminster leader has said. Angus Robertson spoke in the Commons on the day after the attack on Westminster, paying tribute to the “bravery” of PC Keith Palmer, who died in the attack. Source link

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MP James Cleverly pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer

Conservative MP James Cleverly, who served in the Army alongside PC Keith Palmer, has paid tribute in the Commons. PC Palmer, a 48-year-old father and husband, was stabbed and killed during the attack on Parliament. More stories on the attack and aftermath Source link

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Jeremy Corbyn: 'Fear must not divide or cower us'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged people not to rush to judgment about the attack on Westminster as police continue their investigations. Speaking in the House of Commons he added: “Today we are united by our humanity and by our democratic values and by that human impulse of solidarity to stand together in times of […]

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Fallon: 'This is a new element to international terrorism'

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the Today programme the working assumption is the Westminster attack is linked to “Islamic terrorism”. He says the police have forestalled over a dozen attacks in the last year alone but that this kind of attack using items from daily life is more difficult to forestall. He confirmed the security […]

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Afzal Khan to stand for Labour in Manchester Gorton by-election

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Afzal Khan is currently a North West MEP The Labour party has selected its candidate to stand in the Gorton by-election, following the death of long-serving MP Sir Gerald Kaufman. Afzal Khan, who is currently a North West MEP, was chosen from a shortlist of five by the local […]