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London bombings survivor and rescuer reunited

Martine Wright is now a Paralympic athlete. Credit: Reuters

London bombings survivor and Paralympic athlete Martine Wright, is to be reunited with the police officer who saved her life at a special memorial today. Martine lost both her legs in the attack on a Circle Line tube, nearly nine years ago. She is a guest speaker at the event.

The memorial lectures are held at the British Medical Association headquarters in Tavistock Square near where a bomb exploded on the number 30 bus.

They focus on themes of tolerance, humanity and the human cost of conflict.

Four bombs exploded across the capital's public transport network during the morning rush hour on 7th July 2005. 52 people lost their lives in the attack.


Wreaths are laid to remember 7/7 victims

Small ceremony in Hyde Park to mark the 7th anniversary of July 7th Credit: ITV News

A small ceremony has been held in Hyde Park to mark seven years since the 7/7 terrorist attacks in London.

Four terrorists detonated bombs in the morning rush-hour, three on the underground railway and a fourth in Tavistock Square on board a double-decker bus.

Fifty-two people, as well as the four bombers, were killed in the attacks, and over 700 more were injured.

Wreaths have been laid on behalf of David Cameron and Boris Johnson Credit: ITV News

Wreaths have been laid on behalf of Prime Minister David Cameron and Mayor of London Boris Johnson at the Hyde Park memorial to the victims. A minute's silence is set to be observed at a meeting at City Hall this evening.

7/7 memorial lecture

Baroness Helena Kennedy. Credit: ITN

Nearly 300 people attended the first 'living memorial' in memory of the victims of the 7/7 attacks in Tavistock Square last night.

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC addressed an audience of victims' relatives.

It's hoped it will become an annual event.

The audience was made up of police officers and victims' relatives. Credit: ITN