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Lee Rigby murder

Police are questioning a tenth person in connection with the murder of Lee Rigby last week in Woolwich. Three men who were arrested have been released on bail.

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Cobra meeting hears 'strong indications' machete murder was a terrorist attack

The Cobra meeting, which lasted around an hour, heard that security has been tightened at Woolwich barracks and increased at all London barracks, Downing Street said.

The meeting was attended by the Home Secretary, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Met Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick and intelligence agencies.

The meeting was told there are strong indications that it was a terrorist incident.

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