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Wimbledon in silence in memory of Tunisia victims

Spectators and staff at Wimbledon have paid tribute to the 38 people killed in last week's terror attack in Tunisia.

Hundreds stood in silence on Murray Mound at midday before clapping once the minute was over.

Matches started at 12.15pm rather than the usual 11.30am to allow players, staff and fans to take part.

Wimbledon descended into silence for the tribute. Credit: BBC
Police officers stand with their heads bowed during the silence. Credit: Reuters
Spectators observe a national minute's silence. Credit: Reuters


Silence to remember the Tunisian terror victims

South remembers Tunisian terror victims

Organisations remember victims of Tunisia attack

Organisations, councils and fire services are taking part in a minute silence to remember the victims

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council will also be taking part in a one minute silence to remember the Tunisia victims.

The council will be honouring the silence at noon today and are asking customers' to avoid ringing the offices during the minute's silence.


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Bodies of eight Tunisia victims to return to UK today

The bodies of eight Britons killed in the Tunisian beach atrocity will be flown back to the UK today.

They are Christopher and Sharon Bell, Scott Chalkley, Sue Davey, Angie and Ray Fisher, Eileen Swannack and John Welch.

The five remaining bodies of British victims will be repatriated tomorrow.

More bodies will be repatriated today, a week on from the Tunisia attack. Credit: Reuters
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