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UK News Girlfriend's anguish at memorial for London Bridge victims

15:05  02 december  2019
15:05  02 december  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

London Bridge incident: Police detain man after people injured in stabbing

  London Bridge incident: Police detain man after people injured in stabbing Nearby shops and businesses were all evacuated by officers while a cordon was set up at Borough Market . Trains were prevented from stopping at London Bridge station.The Met said: "Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and [City of London Police]. © Provided by The i "A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured.

THE girlfriend of one of the London Bridge terror attack victim ' s is distraught over his death, pals have revealed. Veterinary science student Leanne O'Brien learned her boyfriend Jack Merritt' s murder not long after they went on holiday together to Seville, Spain to celebrate his birthday.

London knife attacker identified as terrorist. Who were the victims ? Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt had been helping host an event to mark five years of Both victims had studied at the university and Merritt worked as a course coordinator at Cambridge University' s criminology institute and Jones was

The girlfriend of one of the London Bridge terror attack victims has been comforted as she sobbed through a memorial in his hometown.

Twin vigils were held in London and in Cambridge this morning to remember Saskia Jones, 23, and 25-year-old Jack Merritt who were fatally stabbed during the attack by convicted terrorist Usman Khan on Friday.

a group of people looking at a birthday cake: Leanne O'Brien, the girlfriend of Mr Merritt, was supported by family members during the service in Cambridge © PA Leanne O'Brien, the girlfriend of Mr Merritt, was supported by family members during the service in Cambridge Leanne O'Brien, the grieving girlfriend of Mr Merritt, clutched a cuddly toy and wept as she was supported by family members during the remembrance service in Cambridge, where both victims had been students.

Multiple injuries reported in London stabbing incident

  Multiple injuries reported in London stabbing incident The London Ambulance Service declared a "major incident" on Friday at London Bridge, where multiple people were stabbed by a suspect who was subsequently shot and killed by police, CNN reports. On Twitter, London's Metropolitan Police Service said that "as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related." The chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more thanThe chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more than five" gunshots in the area of the iconic bridge, and another saying, "A colleague out for lunch messaged to say there'd been an incident...

London Bridge station and Tube has now reopened after it was earlier closed, Network Rail said. But trains may continue to be delayed, cancelled or revised while services are reinstated, it added. Both the Conservatives and Labour say they have suspended election campaigning for the night following the

The devastated girlfriend of London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt wept today as she attended a vigil to remember those who died. Former University of Cambridge students Saskia Jones, 23, and Mr Merritt, 25, were fatally stabbed by 28-year-old convicted terrorist Usman Khan during a

In London, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn stood side-by-side as they observed a minute's silence, along with the city's mayor Sadiq Khan and members of the public.

a man smiling for the camera: Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt had both been students at Cambridge © PA Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt had both been students at Cambridge Mr Khan urged people to come together following the killings and said the "best way to defeat this hatred is not by turning on one another but by focusing on the values that bind us".

He said: "We come together this morning as Londoners to remember, to honour and to mourn the innocent lives lost as a result of this horrific terrorist attack on Friday."

The mayor also thanked the public and the emergency services who "ran towards danger, risking their lives to help others".

The services were held as it emerged that one of nine extremists convicted in 2012 alongside Usman Khan for plotting to attack the London Stock Exchange had been arrested in Stoke-on-Trent.

Dublin to get 'Blood Stoney Bridge' to cater for cyclists and pedestrians

  Dublin to get 'Blood Stoney Bridge' to cater for cyclists and pedestrians The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side A new bridge is set to be built to cater for cyclists crossing the Liffey.The plan, which is set to start in mid 2021, will see the unit be put between Samuel Beckett and Tom Clarke bridge and will only be for pedestrians and cyclists.The bridge will have a two-way cycle .It's expected to take 18 months to complete according to Dublin Chamber who've welcomed the plan as it will "make cycling in this part of the city much safer and more attractive".

London Bridge attack. Image copyright Metropolitan Police handout. Image caption Saskia Jones was "fearless", her former lecturer said. Image caption Usman Khan was shot by police on London Bridge , close to Fishmongers' Hall where the event was being held.

Former Cambridge student was killed along with Jack Merritt, 25, in attack on Friday.

Nazam Hussain, 34, was detained on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts after a search of his home address, following a review of terrorists released on licence in the wake of the latest atrocity.

Khan, also from Stoke, was on licence and wearing an electronic tag when he launched his deadly assault at a prisoner rehabilitation conference, which also injured three others.

The 28-year-old, who was released from prison in December 2018, halfway through a 16-year prison sentence, had been given permission to travel into central London by police and the Probation Service.

Wielding two knives and wearing a fake suicide vest, he was tackled by members of the public, including ex-offenders from the conference, before he was shot dead by police.

'It didn't seem possible': London Bridge victim's dad on pain of losing son .
The father of London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt has spoken of the pain of losing his son, telling Sky News that breaking the news to Jack's brother was the "hardest part" of the day.Dave Merritt, whose 25-year-old son was killed by attacker Usman Khan, told Sky News he was coming back from work for a "normal" Friday night at home on the day of the attack.

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