Lee Rigby murder

Police are questioning a tenth person in connection with the murder of Lee Rigby last week in Woolwich. Three men who were arrested have been released on bail.

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Help for Heroes website crashes

Charity has been 'overwhelmed' by support

The charity Help For Heroes was swamped with donations today, leading to its website crashing.

The popular military support group was deluged with calls, donations and demands for its merchandise, prompting its website to go down due to massive internet traffic.

A Help for Heroes charity spokesman said tonight:

"Since the sad news emerged that a serving soldier had been murdered in Woolwich, Help for Heroes has been overwhelmed with people spontaneously showing their support for the Armed Forces.

Help for Heroes was born of a simple desire to assist the wounded and that remains unchanged. All funds we receive will be used to provide direct, practical support to those affected by their service to our country.

We ask all our volunteers, fundraisers and donors to remember the victim's family, colleagues and friends who are grieving."

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