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Attacker 'stayed in Brighton while planning attack'

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It has now been revealed that Khalid Masood, who killed several people in a Westminster terror attack on Wednesday, stayed at the Preston Park Hotel in Brighton the evening before the incident.

The 52-year-old was a career criminal who became an extremist, using a hire car to mow down people on Westminster Bridge.

Funeral of Martin McGuinness takes place in Derry

The funeral of the Sinn Fein and IRA leader Martin McGuinness took place in his native Londonderry on Thursday.

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets to say farewell to the ex-IRA commander turned Northern Ireland deputy first minister.

Former US president Bill Clinton made an impassioned plea during his eulogy for people to finish the work of peace-building in Northern Ireland.


First pictures emerge of scene at Parliament after attack

The first pictures have emerged of the scene at Parliament since the terror attack on Wednesday.

Photos show the impact of the car on the wall outside Parliament, as well as layers of flowers laid by passersby who wanted to pay tribute,

Damage on the wall outside Parliament Credit: ITV News
A man lights a candle among flowers next to Parliament Credit: ITV News
A tribute to the fallen at the scene Credit: ITV News

Westminster attacker's neighbour: 'I'm shocked it was him'

A neighbour of the Westminster attacker has said she is "shocked" at the actions of Khalid Masood.

Kaodi Campbell, 25, told ITV News in Birmingham that although she did not know him on a first-name basis he would say hello to her and was always "willing to help" jump-start her car.

Ms Campbell added that she would also talk to his wife and would see Khalid regularly take his children to school describing his life as "just normal family living really".

Pc Keith Palmer an 'amazing, encouraging' man

A former colleague and friend of Pc Keith Palmer who was killed in the Westminster attacks has described him as "amazing and encouraging".

David Darby, 38, met Pc Palmer in 1998 when they were in the Territorial Army together.

"Keith was an amazing guy, really encouraging guy, he used to help me out a lot with my fitness and training if I was ever lagging behind, he would encourage me to move on [and] give me motivation," the railway ticket office clerk from south-east London said.

"He was just an amazing guy."

Mr Darby continued: "Keith always talked to me about joining the police force and I found out later on he joined the police force.

"He always wanted to be a firearms officer then jointed the diplomatic police ... just a really nice guy in general, always helped me out."


Man, 75, injured in Westminster terror attack dies

A 75-year-old man who was injured in Wednesday's terror attack in Westminster has died.

He passed away at King's College Hospital in London, the trust which runs it confirmed on twitter.

Scotland Yard said he had been "receiving medical treatment in hospital" but his life support was withdrawn on Thursday evening.

The force added that his next of kin have been informed and are receiving support from specially trained family liaison officers.

He is the fourth innocent victim of the attack to die. Pc Keith Palmer, married mother-of-two Aysha Frade and American tourist Kurt Cochran were also killed.

The attacker, Khalid Masood, was shot dead by armed officers.

Britain pays tribute to Westminster attack victims

  • Video report by ITV News correspondent Paul Davies

Britain stood still today to pay tribute to the victims of the Westminster terror attack, from MPs and the police to Londoners in Trafalgar Square.

One day on from the events of Wednesday afternoon, the attacker has been named as 52-year-old Kent-born Khalid Masood.

His three victims have also been named.

In a defiant message to a packed House of Commons, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "We will never waver in the face of terrorism."

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