Saturday, 18 November, 2017

Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms

Andrew Cummings | 07 June, 2017, 18:46

The 27-year-old came to Britain as a child when his parents sought asylum from Pakistan - and he lived in a ground-floor flat in Barking.

- He had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, Met Police said.

London police chief Cressida Dick said that while some of the recent attacks in Britain had worldwide links, they had a largely domestic centre of gravity.

President Emmanuel Macron denounced the attack as "abominable and cowardly" and vowed to continue combatting "terrorism with all our strength alongside Britain and all other countries concerned". In March, a man drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing four people, then fatally stabbed a police officer. They included seven women and five men who were arrested following the attack, while a 55-year-old man and 53-year-old woman arrested at the same address in Barking have been released.

LONDON (AP) - British police named two of the three men who left a trail of bloodshed with a van and knife in central London and appealed for the public's help Monday to learn more about their movements in the days leading up to the deadly rampage that killed seven people and left dozens wounded. Of those, 36 are still being cared for in London hospitals; 18 remain in a critical condition. Police and intelligence services are trying to determine what backup support they might have had.

A vigil for the victims will take place at nearby Tower Bridge today. The Westminster attack, carried out by a British convert to Islam, also made use of a auto to ram people on the bridge, and a knife for a subsequent stabbing rampage on the grounds of Parliament.

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack that started on London Bridge, then continued in the streets surrounding Borough Market.

He reportedly said: "YouTube videos all make it properly easy to do".

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again
Acosta said , "There are going to be folks who are going to ask the question was the president attacking the major of London because he is Muslim".

Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy wash-out
The all-rounder was followed off the pitch by the rest of the players though as the heavens opened again to curtail the match . Poor performance: Smith was quite clear that he needs his bowlers to do better if they are to win their next match .

London Bridge car attack, nearby stabbings 'terrorist incidents,' police say
Police confirmed that they responded to a report of a "vehicle collision with pedestrians" at London Bridge at 10:08 p.m. Federal Labor MP Sam Dastyari says he was at a restaurant near the attack and was evacuated past the "horrific events".

Commander Mak Chishty of the Metropolitan Police read a statement denouncing the attack on behalf of the London Muslim community Monday.

A French man was among those killed, according to the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Borough Market, with its alleyways beneath and near London Bridge, is filled by day with specialty food stalls, and by night - particularly on a spring evening like Saturday - with patrons who flock to bars, clubs and restaurants. "The police and security services must get the resources they need, not 20,000 police cuts".

British Prime Minister Theresa May has characterised this latest incident as not directly related to, but rather influenced by, the previous attacks.

He said that the police had not taken action.

Morrison, an electrician from Darwin, posted on social media that he had been stabbed leaving Belushi's London Bridge bar after watching the Champions League football final.

Her family in Castlegar said in a statement that Archibald "would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death".

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