Police boost ahead of marathon

The number of police officers on duty for the London Marathon has been boosted by 40% to provide reassurance in the wake of the atrocities in Boston according to Scotland Yard.

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Period of silence at London Marathon to honour Boston

The organisers of the London Marathon have announced there will be a period of silence lasting 30 seconds prior to the start of the elite men's race and mass start on Sunday to "mark the tragic events that have unfolded in Boston in the last 24 hours".

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