London bombings

London bombings

July bomb inquest to hear MI5 officer

A "VERY senior" MI5 officer will give evidence anonymously at the inquest into the 7/7 London bombings following a ruling by the coroner.

7/7 inquiry: 'I felt for pulse. There was still life. It didn't last. I cuddled him'

Firefighters told of their frustration at shortages of first aid equipment that hampered their attempts to save lives after the 7/7 bombings.

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7/7 rescue teams had four-letter row over treatment of victims

Paramedics who treated survivors of the 7/7 bombings complained that some people died because they lacked equipment to move them, an inquest has been told.

Location of explosions hampered rescue effort

Communications problems meant it took emergency services battling to save lives after the 7/7 bombings up to 15 minutes to send messages back to their control rooms, the inquest heard.

Video footage reveals true picture of destruction caused by quartet of bombs

Shocking video footage of the carnage caused by one of the 7 July suicide bombers was played at the inquests into deaths of the 52 people who died.

Bloody day that turned commuters into heroes

Tube travellers displayed "remarkable heroism" in risking their lives to help injured and dying victims of the 7/7 attacks, an inquest has heard.

7 July suicide bombers' families denied inquest legal aid

RELATIVES of the 7 July suicide bombers have applied for legal aid for representation at their forthcoming inquests, the Ministry of Justice said yesterday. But ministers rejected the two applications, after ruling that they did not meet the criteria for public funding for their lawyers.

Bombing survivors to get inquest legal aid

SURVIVORS of the 7 July London bombings will receive legal aid for representation at the inquests of those killed in the attacks, the government said yesterday.

MI5 spied on only one in 20 terror suspects

BRITAIN'S Security Service and counter-terrorism police did not have enough resources to identify the ringleader of the 7 July atrocities in London before the attacks took place, a long-awaited report has revealed.

'Nobody will face justice for 7/7 attacks'

RELATIVES of victims of the London terrorist attacks that claimed 52 lives demanded a full investigation last night, after the only people charged over the atrocities were cleared.

Stainless steel pillars to honour 52 victims of 2005 London bombing attacks

THE final design for a memorial to be erected to honour the 52 victims of the bomb attacks in London on 7 July, 2005 was released yesterday.

New setback for 7/7 inquiry calls

VICTIMS of the 7 July bombings face a lengthy legal battle after being told ministers still oppose a public inquiry.

London bombing victims begin court bid for inquiry

VICTIMS of the 7 July London suicide bombers have launched legal action against the government over its refusal to hold a public inquiry into the attacks.

7/7 survivor begs Brown for help

A SURVIVOR of the July 7 bombings who is still so traumatised that she cannot step foot on an Underground train yesterday begged Gordon Brown to help the hundreds of people still struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.

Alleged bomber 'confessed' to prison officer

ONE of the men accused of the 21 July bomb plot told a prison officer that his co- defendant was the "brains behind the bombs", and "trying to destroy parts of London", a court heard yesterday.

Woman in July bomb claims

THE former wife of a British Islamic extremist claims she was told three weeks before the 7 July attacks that "something big" was going to happen.

Low-key events for 7/7 victims

VICTIMS of the July 7 bombings will be remembered at a number of public and private events this year, Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell said today.

London bomber preacher deported

A RADICAL Muslim preacher who influenced one of the 7 July bombers was deported from Britain yesterday.

Alleged bomber attended Abu Hamza sermons

ONE of the alleged 21 July bombers admitted in court yesterday he had listened to Abu Hamza preach.

7 July suspect due in court on al-Qaeda manual charge

A 34-YEAR-OLD man arrested by anti-terrorism officers investigating the 7 July bombings in London was last night charged with possessing an al-Qaeda training manual.

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