Trafalgar Square was guarded by a battalion of soldiers. Sculptures of 20 wounded servicemen were unveiled there. Rags Martel reports.
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One of the youngest victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy choked to death on fumes from the fire, an inquest heard.
It should remain dry through the evening with the best of any clearer intervals in the east.
Huge plumes of smoke could be seen for miles above the London skyline as two fires burned in Canary Wharf and a scrapyard in east London.