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Peace vigil in Luton shows solidarity with Manchester terror victims

People have gathered in the centre of Luton for this evening's peace vigil in solidarity with the victims of Manchester's terror attack.

The Bedfordshire town was among a number a places around the region to organise events to show support for the city where 22 people - including a number of children - were killed at a music concert last night.

People attending the vigil in Luton this evening. Credit: ITV News Anglia.


'We will not be defeated by such cowardice' - V Festival organisers confirm the show will go on

V Festival will go ahead despite this week's terror attack at a music concert. Credit: Press Association Images.

Organisers of the V Festival in Essex have confirmed the event will go ahead - despite safety concerns following Monday's terror attack at a music concert in Manchester.

Festival Republic, which runs the Hylands Park spectacular, said it would be consulting with police but insisted cancellation was not an option.

"We are certain we will not be defeated by such cowardice and are therefore confirming that Virgin V Festival will be going ahead as planned."

– Festival Republic spokesman.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Chelmsford in August this year for the annual festival, which also takes place at a second site in Staffordshire.

Northampton Saints to hold one minute's silence for terror attack victims

Northampton Saints rugby club will hold a minute's silence ahead of kick off at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.

Fans and players will remember those killed in the terror attack in Manchester on Monday, when a bomb blast killed 22 people at the end of a music concert.

The club has urged fans to get to their seats early ahead of the match against Stade Francais in the European Rugby Champions Cup.


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Police appeal for photos and video from Manchester Arena

Police appeal for photos and video from Manchester Arena Credit: PA

Police are appealing for help from anyone who was at Manchester Arena last night to upload their photos and video in order to help with their investigation.

If you want to report any suspicious activity call the anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789321 or 999.

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