Manchester blood banks collect 'overwhelming' volume of donations following attack

Manchester blood banks collect 'overwhelming' volume of donations following attack

Long queues have been forming outside the Norfolk House and Plymouth Grove blood donation centres in Manchester. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) said it has enough blood stocks at present so no additional drives are planned. Manchester Victoria station was evacuated and trains cancelled. The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership comprises the 37 NHS organisations and 10 local authorities in the city region, which is overseeing devolution and taking charge of the £6bn ...

Manchester blast: United Kingdom warns further terrorist attacks could be imminent

British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi but gave no further details. "It was so quick". Later, forensic officers in white coveralls were seen going in and out of the property. Some eyewitnesses said it happened in the foyer of the arena just after the concert ended. The attack sparked a nightlong search for loved-ones - parents for the children they had accompanied or had been waiting to pick up, and friends for each other after groups were ...

Trump meets the Pope at the Vatican

Memorial in Washington is also included. Named "Rising Above", the White House says it "represents hope for a peaceful tomorrow". After the meeting, Trump told the Pope, "Thank you". The president said he was delivering "books from Martin Luther King". "I think Pope Francis is definitely a pope for all people", Amato said. US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have ...

Manchester Terror Attack Spawns Fear, Bravery

As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent", thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert - the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.

What we know about Salman Abedi, the Manchester bombing suspect

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said yesterday: "I can confirm that the man suspected of carrying out [Monday] night's atrocity has been named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi ". A trio of suicide bombers who simultaneously targeted soccer spectators at the Stade de France killed one passerby in addition to themselves. Twelve children were among the 59 seriously injured people taken to hospital.

Trump speaks of 'rare opportunity' for peace as he lands in Israel

Trump speaks of 'rare opportunity' for peace as he lands in Israel

The visit to the Western Wall drew controversy before Trump even left Washington, when USA officials declined to say whether it belonged to Israel . He also welcomed what he said was Netanyahu's commitment to pursuing peace and renewed his pledge to achieve a deal.