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  • Latest victim of the Westminster attack named

    The latest victim of the attack has been named as 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes – a retired window cleaner from south London – who died in hospital yesterday from his injuries. His neighbours today described him as  the “glue” who had bound their neighbourhood together.

  • Published on 24 Mar 2017

    The cost of Britain leaving the European Union will be around £50bn, according to Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, who said the UK would have to settle up for commitments it had already made.

  • Back my bill or I’m pulling the plug. That’s Donald Trump’s brazen ultimatum tonight in Washington to Republicans who don’t like his bill. The House of Representatives is voting in the next hour on his bid to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s healthcare act.

  • Mica Mosbacher, a Trump supporter who represented his campaign on television during the election.

  • Now, a case which could pose a dilemma for those trying to counter the threat of radicalisation. A marine who killed an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan is having his sentence reviewed after his original murder conviction was downgraded to manslaughter.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has met the far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin, and insisted – yes, insisted – that Moscow had no intention of interfering in the French elections.

  • More “significant arrests”, over 20 addresses searched, thousands of witnesses contacted, and “massive amounts of computer data” still to review. Police are doing everything they can to find out how and why Khalid Masood carried out the Westminster terror attack and whether he acted alone or was directed by others.

  • Khalid Masood: what made this petty criminal and father of three become a murderer? The question for the police as the number of arrests now totals 11.

  • As detectives continue to investigate Khalid Masood’s networks, the city where he was living, Birmingham, has once again been linked to terrorism.

  • Published on 23 Mar 2017

    The man who police believe killed three in Westminster yesterday, 52-year-old Khalid Masood, had a string of convictions. But none of them were for terrorism offences.

  • Yesterday’s terrorist attack was aimed at the heart of British democracy, the Houses of Parliament. But it is less than a year since one of its elected representatives died at the hands of a far-right extremist.

  • We leave you with some images of a city determined not to be cowed by yesterday’s events.

  • The people of this city woke today knowing that London has joined Paris, Brussels and Nice – in playing host to a violent terrorist attack.

  • From the rawness of today’s violence to the scar tissue of yesterday’s. The IRA gunman turned statesman Martin McGuiness was laid to rest this afternoon.

  • Yesterday was by no means the first time the Houses of Parliament have come under attack, as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was quick to point out, adding that the freedom and democracy were stronger than any adversary.