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Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

Metropolitan Police have identified the first of the seven people killed in the attack: Chrissy Archibald, a Canadian citizen on vacation in London . She said the same ideology was behind the May 22 suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster Bridge attack in March, which killed five.


British police name third attacker as new search gets underway

British police name third attacker as new search gets underway

London mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the police and security services to respond to questions about why they knew about Khuram Butt but did not act on warnings about his behaviour, reported Guardian newspaper. His party is calling for a drive to hire thousands of officers for neighbourhood duties, arguing that a grassroots approach will curb crime and radicalisation.


United Kingdom police names two London attackers, says one previously known to them

United Kingdom police names two London attackers, says one previously known to them

Eleven people are being held after police raids in Barking on Sunday . However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly. Scotland Yard said counter-terror officers are searching a property in Ilford, east London , after entering the address at around 1.30am. Vowls did that, too, according to the AP.


Daredevils zip-line off the Eiffel Tower

Daredevils zip-line off the Eiffel Tower

The attraction sends participants soaring almost 400 feet high at highway speeds around 55 miles per hour (which, conveniently, also happens to be the same speed as an elite-level tennis serve). The thrill seekers were selected in an online draw last week, and around 100 rides are planned before the men's final on Sunday at Roland Garros in western Paris .


Merkel's Rival in German Election Calls Trump Most 'Non-American' President Ever

Merkel's Rival in German Election Calls Trump Most 'Non-American' President Ever

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the USA pullout from the landmark Paris accord. Mr Trump is expected to announce his decision on Thursday afternoon U.S. time (8pm BST). While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis.