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Dead migrant was found in the tunnel, official says

A migrant was found dead in the French side of the tunnel, a Calais official has confirmed. In an update on the situation, Eurotunnel added that an "incident shuttle has exited the Tunnel" as the operator takes steps to resume services.

"During an investigation by border police, a deceased migrant was found in the tunnel," a French official in the Pas-de-Calais region told AFP.

"Following the discovery of migrants on a freight shuttle, early this morning, the shuttle was immediately stopped."

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Sister of 7/7 victim returns to scene to 'be close' to brother

David Foulkes

The sister of one of the 7/7 victims has returned to the scene where her brother was killed on the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks.

David Foulkes, 22, a newspaper sales manager from Oldham had just moved to the city to start a new job. He was killed at Edgware Road station by one of four devices to be detonated. 52 people we killed in the attacks.

His sister Jill Wood said: "I feel like if he's anywhere, that's where he is."


Silent tears as families remember dead at Edgware station

At Edgware Road Station, families of the victims, TfL staff and police gathered in the ticket hall for a minute's silence at 8.50, the time the bomb exploded ten year's ago today.

A wreath from the British Transport Police is carried into Edgware Road tube station. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The station was calm, as commuters and passers by came to a halt by the ticket barriers for a moment of reflection.

One man stood, with his head in his hands, and cried silently as he remembered the victims. A woman walked from the crowd wiping away tears.

Flowers left at bomb sites in tribute of 7/7 victims

Flowers have been left across 7/7 bomb sites in London in remembrance of the 52 victims who died 10 years ago today:

George Psaradakis (second left), the driver of the number 30 bus that was blown up in Tavistock Square, leaves flowers close to the scene of the bombing Credit: PA
Flowers left outside Tavistock Square Credit: PA

A minute's silence was held at Aldgate Tube station at 8:50am - the time the bomb went off - with relatives of those who died in attendance.

Seven people lost their lives and dozens more were injured when a bomb exploded on the eastbound Circle line train between Liverpool Street and Aldgate.

Flowers left at the July 7 memorial plaque at Aldgate Station Credit: PA
Flowers left at the July 7 memorial plaque at Aldgate Station Credit: PA
Flowers left at the July 7 memorial plaque at Aldgate Station Credit: PA

Thinking of each & every one of you. You are not forgotten.

– Flowers left by 'a fellow Londoner'


PM: Today we remember dignity of victims' families

Speaking after a wreath-laying memorial event for 7/7 victims in Hyde Park, the Prime Minister said that today is about remembrance, "above all it's a day when we think of the grace and the dignity of the victims' families for all they have been through."

Eurotunnel: Migrant dies trying to reach Britain

A migrant who was trying to reach Britain has died on a freight shuttle, the Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel said.

Services are partly suspended, and the disruption is principally affecting freight services. Passenger services are running with slight delays.

We are working very hard to restore full services as soon as possible.

– Eurotunnel spokesman

It means two migrants have now died in as many weeks after the reported death of an Eritrean while trying to get on a train at Coquelles last month.

It comes after about 150 migrants caused delays and cancellations when they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel terminal in France.

Cameron 7/7 message: 'We will honour your memory'

Downing Street have released an image showing the message the Prime minister wrote on the wreath he laid at the 7/7 memorial this morning.

To the victims of terrorism in London ten years ago today. We grieve your loss and will honour your memory forever.

– David Cameron
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