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Day: March 23, 2017

Birmingham school children avoided Westminster Bridge attack by minutes
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Birmingham school children avoided Westminster Bridge attack by minutes

    These Birmingham schoolchildren were stood on the site of a terrorist incident just minutes before disaster struck. The children, who were on Westminster Bridge ahead of today's attack, are safe and well it has been confirmed. Police officer among five dead in sick and depraved incident They were safely inside Parliament with their MP Jess Phillips as the afternoon's tragic events unfolded. An image of the group from Holy Family Catholic Primary School in Small Heath posed happily on the bridge was posted on social media just 20 minutes before a car mounted the pavement and mowed down several people. They had been sightseeing in London and the school’s Twitter account posted photographs of them smiling at Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Head Teacher for Holy Family Catholic...
Donald Trump Jr just had the worst response to the Westminster attack
America, ENGLISH

Donald Trump Jr just had the worst response to the Westminster attack

    On Wednesday afternoon a police officer was stabbed and killed by an assailant outside the British Houses of Parliament. A car then plouged into a crowd of people on Westminster bridge, killing one woman and injuring at least 10. Three French teenagers on a school trip to London were also badly injured in the attack. At the moment, the situation remains fluid and facts are scarce. indy100 is updating their page with exactly what we know and what we don't know throughout the evening. Elsewhere on the internet, Donald Trump Jr, Donald Trump's eldest son, decided to share an article from seven months ago. Mr Trump Jr shared an Independent article titled: Sadiq Khan: London mayor says terror attacks part and parcel of living in a major city. His comment alongside the article r...
Mum killed in London terror attack as she picked up her kids from school
ENGLISH, London

Mum killed in London terror attack as she picked up her kids from school

    One of the victims of the Westminster terror attack has been named as 43-year-old mum of two Aysha Frade, according to reports in Spanish newspapers. The mum is believed to have been killed as she went to pick up her children aged eight and 11 from school. She is said to have taught Spanish at a a college near the scene of the massacre, named in Spain as DLD College London. Part of the mum's family come from Betanzos, near the Galician city of La Coruna. Tributes pour in for brave police officer killed in Westminster terror attack Her family started receiving calls from London informing them firstly that her documentation had been found on Westminster Bridge, El Confidencial reports. Hours later, her death was reportedly confirmed. Three arrested after armed police raid Bi...
Donald Trump told to get ready for impeachment by senior Democrat Maxine Waters
America, ENGLISH

Donald Trump told to get ready for impeachment by senior Democrat Maxine Waters

    California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters has warned President Donald Trump that he should prepare to be impeached, the latest escalation of rhetoric over alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Ms Waters has been pressing Congress to quickly impeach Mr Trump if evidence arises of his alleged collusion with the Russian government during the election race. The Democrat did not cite a particular reason for Mr Trump’s impeachment, but earlier in March said: The only thing that I am focused on is credible investigations to bring out the facts. Senator Dianne Feinstein predicts that Donald Trump will get himself out of the presidency He and National Security Agency boss Michael Rogers also told the Congressional intelligence hearing they believe Russia meddle...
Terror attack could have been prevented if police at Parliament’s weak spot had kept gate bolted: MPs said
ENGLISH, London

Terror attack could have been prevented if police at Parliament’s weak spot had kept gate bolted: MPs said

    A police Land Rover pulls a car transporter alongside the scene where a grey vehicle crashed into the railings of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, central London on March 22, 2017, in the aftermath of a terror incident. The terrorist attack on Parliament could have been prevented if police on duty at a well-known security “weak spot” had simply kept it bolted, MPs have said. The killer managed to get in through a vehicle gate in New Palace Yard – used by the Prime Minister and other members of the Government – because it was not locked. Known as Carriage Gates, it is always manned by two police officers, who usually leave it slightly ajar because it is in frequent use. But if the iron double gate had simply been bolted shut, it would have been impossible for the te...
News brief from Bangladesh High Commission London
ENGLISH, London

News brief from Bangladesh High Commission London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the guardians and professionals to look into their children activities so that they cannot take the path of militancy, violence and drug abuse. The Prime Minister said the government will take every measure for those, who want to return from the destructive path. The Premier said this while addressing a mammoth public meeting at Freedom Fighter Asaduzzaman Stadium in Magura. Listing her government's development activities, the Prime Minister said every person would get electricity facilities. Earlier, the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 28 development projects involving over Tk 327 crore in Magura. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved Tk 1.15 lakh...