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Mobile phone footage taken by one of those who crowded round the police van seems to show the arrested 48-year-old man blowing a kiss at the person recording the video, reported The Independent. He then said that he struck the attacker and helped to subdue him, pinning him down until the police arrived. "When I got him on the ground, I said, 'Why are you doing this?' He said, 'I want to kill more Muslims'".
  • Britain, European Union begin historic Brexit negotiations

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    Davis is to meet Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, to kick off hugely complex withdrawal negotiations that are expected to conclude within two years. In a sign of the progress that has been made, Mr Davis said the Prime Minister would brief fellow European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday on the UK's approach to the rights of expatriate citizens, which will be set out in detail in a paper on Monday.
  • Muslims Leaving Mosque Targeted In Terror Attack In London Killing One

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    Police will assess the security of mosques and provide any additional resources needed ahead of celebrations marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Prime Minister Theresa May announced. Eight have been hospitalized. One witness told CNN it was clear that the attacker at Finsbury Park had deliberately targeted Muslims. Though Trump was quick to denounce those earlier attacks, on Monday morning-with the targets and victims Muslim and the alleged assailant a white male-the ...
  • Van ploughs into London's Finsbury Park Mosque

    Van ploughs into London's Finsbury Park Mosque

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    Mahmoud says "By God's grace , we were able to protect him from harm". "This was an attack on London and all Londoners and we should all stand together against extremists whatever their cause", said Neil Basu , senior counter-terrorism officer for the Metropolitan Police .
  • London mosque attack suspect named, according to media outlets

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    Abdulrahman Aidroos said he and his friends had been tending an old man who had suffered a heart attack when the van was driven at them. "An attack on one faith is an attack on all faiths, it seems to me", said Reverend Adrian Newman, Bishop of Stepney, according to The Telegraph .
  • British media name suspect in mosque attack

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    We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credible news outlets and reporters who are at the scene. The suspect, described as a large white man, was arrested by police on suspicion of attempted murder. Muhammed Kozba, the mosque's imam, said worshipers who were performing the prayer were "intentionally" targeted. His next-door neighbors, who are Muslim, said that Osborne had approached their 12-year-old son in the road and called him "inbred" this past ...
  • And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

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    But the 27 of us will formulate our interests very clearly and hopefully, together", Merkel said. The EU side has been suggesting it will be looking for a settlement of around £50 billion in respect of the UK's outstanding liabilities. In Berlin, German chancellor Angela Merkel emphasised the unity of the remaining 27 European Union countries, which have been alarmed in recent weeks by British prime minister Theresa May's threats to walk out of the talks.
  • Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Ministry

    Mastermind behind Tehran twin attacks killed: Iranian Intelligence Ministry

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    On Friday Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attacks would only increase Tehran's hatred against the United States and its “stooges , ” including Saudi Arabia. Iran says the attackers, who were all killed, had fought for the IS group in Syria and neighboring Iraq. Abu Aisha was killed and the network forced to flee the country, the statement added.
  • London tower toll rises to 79

    London tower toll rises to 79

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    Cundy promised an "exhaustive" criminal investigation into the fire that would also look at a major refurbishment of the building completed a year ago. The Council says it will cooperate "in full" with the government's inquiry. Mr Cundy said five people who had been reported as missing had now been found and were safe and well.
  • Brexit Minister: No Doubt Britain Leaving EU

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    The " hard Brexit " means that the United Kingdom will lose access to the single European Union market, thus not being able to benefit from the European Union "four freedoms", namely the free movement of goods, capital, services, and work force.
  • London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

    London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

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    I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either. Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations.