Party divisions must end now, says Labour Shadow Chancellor

The Labour Party must show “a new spirit of solidarity” and end internal splits and divisions, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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Flowers and candle lights on Westminster Bridge, following  the Westminster attack. Picture; PA

Westminster attack: PC Palmer set for commemoration at National Memorial

The police officer stabbed to death in the Westminster terror attack will be remembered permanently at the National Memorial Arboretum, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.

A fundraising page has been set up for those affected by the Westminster attacks. Picture Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Fraud concerns over Westminster fundraising page

A fundraising page for a Westminster terror attack victim has been taken over by JustGiving amid fears it was set up by a fraudster.

Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood, who has previously gone by the names Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao. Picture; PA

Westminster attack: Fears terrorist groomed to extremism ‘behind bars’

Fears Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood was groomed for extremism in prison have heightened after it was claimed he turned to Islam behind bars.

Security has been tightened following the incident on  Westminster Bridge and the attack on Parliament. Picture; Getty

Video shows Parliament gates left open in wake of terror attack

Parliamentary security is facing fresh scrutiny after a video showed its gates were left open and apparently unmanned in the immediate wake of Wednesday’s attack.

Ed Sheeran appearing obn Comic Relief - Photographer: Jamie Carter

Sheeran’s Comic Relief trip sparks tears

Red Nose Day viewers across the country have been left in tears after watching Ed Sheeran break down with emotion while filming a charity video in Liberia.

Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police, speaking outside Scotland Yard (Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Westminster attack: Police make public appeal for information

Police have appealed to the public for information to establish whether the terrorist behind Wednesday’s deadly Westminster attack had any accomplices.

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‘Hero’ MP Tobias Ellwood appointed to Privy Council

‘Hero’ MP Tobias Ellwood, who battled to save the life of a police officer in the Westminster terror attack, has been appointed to the Privy Council alongside security minister Ben Wallace, in recognition of their roles in responding to the atrocity, Downing Street has announced.

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Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

A former monastery in the west of Scotland has gone on the market for the same price as a one-bedroom London flat.

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Police officers patrol on Westminster Bridge on Friday March 24. Picture: Getty Images

Westminster attack: Muslim group raises £20k for victims

A Muslim organisation raised £18,000 in just 24 hours in support of the victims of the Westminster terror attack on Wednesday.


Westminster attack: Tourists share PC Keith Palmer photos

A man who met Pc Keith Palmer has said his murder “sent a shiver down my spine” as he shared a photo of himself and his daughters with the officer outside the Houses of Parliament.

Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate is illuminated in the colours of the Union flag. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Westminster attack: Brandenburg Gate lights up in solidarity

Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate has become the latest global landmark to be lit in the colours of the Union flag in solidarity with London.

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A huge sum of money has been raised for the family of Pc Keith Palmer. Pictures: Getty Images/SWNS

Westminster attack: £500k raised for Keith Palmer family

Big-hearted members of the public have donated more than £530,000 to an online fundraising appeal set up for the family of murdered police officer Keith Palmer.

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Iceland owner Brait blamed its decision on Brexit uncertainty. Picture: PA Wire

Iceland owner ditches London market move over Brexit

Brait, the South African firm that owns supermarket Iceland, fashion chain New Look and gym group Virgin Active, has ditched plans for a London stock market listing because of Brexit.

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Record-breaker: Callum Hawkins. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scots runner Callum Hawkins smashes Mo Farah record

Scottish runner Callum Hawkins has smashed a half-marathon record previously set by Sir Mo Farah.

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Under the proposals customers would be entitled to automatic compensation

Automatic compensation plan for poor broadband service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

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Bidders have until the middle of next month to express an interest in the troubled lender. Picture: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

Co-op Bank says ‘credible’ bidders still interested

The Co-operative Bank said a number of “credible” bidders are still eyeing the troubled lender as it revealed an April deadline for preliminary offers.

RBS has been accused of 'turning its back' on Scotland with more branch closures

RBS announces 30 branch closures across Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland has been accused of “turning its back” on communities across Scotland after dropping the axe on dozens more branches throughout the country.

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Martin Flanagan says Next and its rivals face rising costs due to the Brexit-hit pound. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Martin Flanagan: Next’s problems highlight retail woes

There was a time, perhaps the conspicuous consumption Eighties and post-recession mid-Nineties, that fashion retailer Next still had “kid on the high street” status.

Next said that 2017 will be 'another tough year' for the retailer. Picture: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Next suffers first fall in profits for eight years

Next has forecast a “really tough” 2017 with the clothing sector squeezed by price inflation due to sterling’s devaluation, as the fashion retailer posted its first fall in annual profits in eight years.

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