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7/7 Memorial vandalised hours before 9th anniversary of attack

Families of those killed in the 7/7 attacks on London nine years ago lay flowers on the memorial in Hyde Park

By Richard Spillett Daily Mail Relatives of those killed in the July 7 bombings joined survivors for an emotional ceremony to remember the 52 people who died nine years ago today. A minute’s silence was held at the 7/7 memorial in London’s Hyde Park this lunchtime before the name of each of those killed in […]

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‘Unbreakable’ London unites in tribute to 7/7 victims ahead of ninth anniversary

Survivor’s tribute: Jacqui Putnam, “As long as I live I will remember the people who died”

By Joseph Watts and Joe Murphy Evening Standard Party leaders today united in memory of the July 7 bombing victims and the “indomitable spirit” that London showed in the face of terror. Monday is the ninth anniversary of the 2005 attacks in which 52 people were murdered and 770 injured. David Cameron said: “We will always […]

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City to Revamp Stuyvesant High Auditorium Where 9/11 Dust Concerns Linger

The 22-year-old seats in Stuyvesant High School's auditorium are slated to be replaced by the end of 2015. Courtesy of the Stuyvesant PTA

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info BATTERY PARK CITY — The city is finally replacing hundreds of worn-down seats in Stuyvesant High School’s auditorium — more than a decade after Ground Zero dust filled the space and sparked concerns about contamination and students’ health. The upholstered seats became a flashpoint after students returned to Stuyvesant High less […]

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