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More than £350,000 raised for family of murdered officer

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The Metropolitan Police Federation has raised over £350,000 for the family of murdered Pc Keith Palmer - smashing their initial target of £250,000.

Mr Palmer, 48, was stabbed to death on Wednesday as he attempted to disarm 52-year-old Khalid Masood outside the Palace of Westminster.

More than 18,000 people have donated funds to the JustGiving page with hundreds leaving comments, praising the officer for his heroic actions.

One message read: "Thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this very difficult time", with another adding: "The country and your family are proud of you."

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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
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