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New sculpture at Southwark Cathedral

The sculpture is called "Christ Rests in Peace". Credit: ITN

A new sculpture of Jesus Christ has been installed at Southwark Cathedral for the duration of Lent.

It's called "Christ Rests In Peace" and has been created by one of Britain's greatest sculptors, Nic Fiddian-Green.

It will sit in front of the high altar until Easter Sunday at the end of March.

Memorial service for Police Federation chairman

Paul McKeever began his career with the Met in 1977. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A memorial service will be held today at Southwark Cathedral for the chairman of the Police Federation, Paul McKeever, who died in January after suffering an embolism. The 57 year-old had been about to retire.

Mr McKeever started his career in the Metropolitan Police in 1977 and later became a sergeant in Bromley Borough. He was elected to the Police Federation in 1992 and became its chairman in 2008.



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