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'They want to divide us. We are here together'

Muslim leader Sheikh Khalifa Ezzat said: "We condemn this act which killed innocent people, and those criminals - we shouldn't link them with religion, with Islam.

"They want to divide us. We are here together, we stand together to show solidarity, to show corporation, to face those people and those crimes.

"My condolences and my thoughts are with the families of the victims."

He was speaking at a vigil in Westminster attended by representatives of "the three Abrahimic faith communities" of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, who was joined by the Chief Rabbi, Cardinal Nichols, and Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli, described the vigil as "a moment of sad reflection, but also a moment of determination for our nation together."

Charles praises 'brilliant' hospital workers after attack

Prince Charles thanked hospital staff in turn for their work in response to Wednesday's car attack. Credit: PA

Prince Charles has praised the hospital workers who responded to the Westminster terror attack as "brilliant" and "fantastic".

The royal met and thanked paramedics, doctors, nurses, porters, specialists and support staff during the visit to King's College Hospital in central London.

King's College Hospital initially treated eight people in the aftermath of the attack. Credit: PA

He inquired about the nature of the patient injuries and how they had been caused during the attack, before he told staff: "It's amazing how you deal with everything."

The prince was gratefully received elsewhere in the hospital as staff shrieked after getting handshakes and photographs with the future king.


Cars removed as terror cops probe Birmingham properties

Several vehicles have been removed for examination amid detailed searches on properties in Westminster attacker Khalid Masood's home city of Birmingham.

The raids by anti-terror officers follow a series of arrests in the West Midlands as police seek out any of associates of the 52-year-old as part of their high-scale investigation.

But, as ITV News North of England Correspondent Damon Green has reported, the focus on terror in Birmingham has led to an angry local response.

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