Thursday , March 23 2017

Theresa May calls London attack ‘sick and depraved’

British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the terrorist attack that left five people dead, including the attacker, as “sick and depraved”. May made the statement after chairing a Cobra meeting, a panel of senior police and security officials. She confirmed that one attacker was responsible for driving into pedestrians ...

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World leaders condemn UK Parliament attack

World leaders have condemned Wednesday’s terror attack in the UK. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said: “Deeply shocked by attacks on police and members of public in London. My thoughts are with injured and our solidarity goes out to the UK.” French President Francois Hollande said terrorism “affects us all and ...

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UK Parliament lockdown over: Evacuation of the Commons underway

The UK Parliament lockdown following Wednesday’s terror attack is finally over. UK media reports that evacuation is taking place “slowly but surely” at the House of Commons. MPs left the building after four hours, with many tweeting their respects for the victims. “Released from being locked down in the Chamber. ...

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4 dead, more than 20 injured in UK parliament attack

Four people have died and over 20 injured in Wednesday’s attack in London. British police said the dead included a police officer, the suspected assailant, and two civilians. During a press briefing, London’s police commander said a full counter terrorism investigation was underway into the attack. He urged the public ...

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UK Parliament attack: Theresa May orders flags to fly half-mast

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday ordered flags to be lowered to half-mast over Downing Street as a mark of respect to the victims of the parliament attack. She made the announcement during the meeting of the government’s emergency Cobra committee. May, who was in the Parliament at the ...

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Woman killed, some ‘catastrophic’ injuries in Westminster attack

A woman has died on Westminster Bridge in central London after a car crashed into a dozen pedestrians on Wednesday. British police are treating it as a terrorist incident. Eyewitness say the driver ploughed into several pedestrians on Westminster bridge before it crashed into the railings. A doctor at St ...

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