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Fusilier Lee Rigby funeral

The funeral of Fusilier Lee Rigby has begun in Bury. Speaking ahead of the private services, his family said they were "overwhelmed" by the messages of support they have received since his death, in Woolwich on May 22.

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Crowd falls silent as Lee Rigby's coffin leaves church

The crowd outside the church where Fusilier Lee Rigby's funeral took place fell silent as the murdered soldier's coffin was carried from the building.

Thousands of well-wishers then began applauding as the soldier's family left Bury Parish Church following the service:

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