Woolwich murderer's mum: 'Please forgive my son'

The mother of Woolwich murderer Michael Adebowale has told ITV News she has asked the mother of Lee Rigby for forgiveness, condemning the attack on the soldier as "senseless".

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Lee Rigby murder 'united entire nation in condemnation'

Home Secretary Theresa May has said the murder of soldier Lee Rigby "united the entire nation in condemnation".

Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, were found guilty of the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby near Woolwich Barracks in May.

Theresa May said the attack 'united the entire nation in condemnation'. Credit: PA Wire

"The sickening and barbaric murder of Drummer Lee Rigby united the entire nation in condemnation and I welcome the jury's decision," May said.

"But we must not forget that this appalling and public act of violence and terror also robbed his family and loved ones of a brave, young man with his life ahead of him. My thoughts are with them at this difficult time."

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