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I’m staying humble says first woman to captain Queen’s Guard

A Canadian soldier who has become the first female officer to command troops guarding the Queen at Buckingham Palace said she was focused on “doing my job and staying humble”.

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A police boat on the Firth of Forth as HMS Queen Elizabeth, one of two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, begins to leave the Rosyth dockyard near Edinburgh to begin her sea worthiness trials

Through the eye of a needle, navy’s largest ship sets sail for the first time

It was like passing the proverbial camel through the eye of a needle, except that what they were dealing with was the largest and most powerful ship the Royal Navy has ever commissioned.

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The Prince of Wales visits tributes left at the scene of the Finsbury Mosque attack alongside Imam Mohammed Mahmoud during a visit to Muslim Welfare House in north London.

YP Letters: Not just mosques that need more protection

From: Bob Watson, Baildon.

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Author Frank White, 90, pictured at his home in Lincolnshire. (Scott Merrylees).

Author’s wartime novel published more than 50 years after his last one

Frank White’s new novel is set in the north of England during the Second World War and is being published 53 years after he wrote his last one. Chris Bond talked to him.

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Floral tributes outside a mosque in Finsbury Park where a van ploughed into Muslims leaving evening prayers.

Neil McNicholas: All of us can do more to help conquer hatred

FOLLOWING this week’s appalling incident outside a mosque in Finsbury Park, London, Brendan Cox, husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox, said: “Anger is a very legitimate human response; we shouldn’t tell people not to be angry.”

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Ali Helal, Burouk Aldbi and daughter Elizabeth, who they named after Her Majesty the Queen to say thanks for taking them in

Syrian couple's Elizabethan thank you to the country which saved them from the horrors of war

A Syrian couple who escaped the horrors of the conflict in their homeland have named their child Elizabeth as a thank you to the country which took them in.
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The Queen met firefighters following the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Jayne Dowle: Why I feel London’s pain and fear for all our futures despite the Queen’s reassuring leadership

I LIVED in London for 14 years. I still visit the capital, and skirt its sprawling outskirts to see family in Kent and Surrey. I remember the sheer energy of the
West End and the beauty of the River Thames and exactly where to stand on the Tube.

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Yorkshire armed forces personnel and their families are growing increasingly frustrated with the raw deal they are receiving from Britains insurers

Military personnel think financial services are not to be trusted

Just 4​ per cent​ of ​military personnel in Yorkshire ​think th​at​ UK financial services are reliable or trustworthy​ a​nd 38​ per cent​ feel that insurers do not understand their specific military needs.

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Police investigators and members of the DOVO (bomb clearing squad) work inside Central Station in Brussels after a reported explosion on Tuesday. Picture: (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Terror alert: Brussels railway station reopens after terror blast

Security remains high across Brussels after a man blew up an explosive device at the city's Central Station.

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The community of Finsbury Park has come together since the attack on Monday morning.

Finsbury Park attack: Here is what we know so far

A man has been arrested in connection with a terror attack near a north London mosque.

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick joins members of the public as they gather close to Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, after a van was driven into pedestrians near the north London mosque, leaving one man dead and eight injured. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

'Our hearts go out to the injured' says family of terror van suspect Darren Osborne

The family of Darren Osborne, the man held by police over the Finsbury Park attack, say they are "massively shocked" and "their hearts go out to the injured".
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Theresa May leaves the scene of the latest terrorist attack in Finsbury Park.

YP Comment: Attack on one is attack on all. Sheer futility of mosque outrage

THE tears of sorrow rolling down the cheeks of a forlorn firefighter epitomised the nation’s sombre mood at this desperately challenging time.

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D-Day veteran Ken Cooke, 92, at his home in York. (Gary Longbottom).

York veteran recalls the D-Day landings

Ken Cooke is one of the last surviving D-Day veterans from York and his wartime experiences are among those recounted in a new play. Chris Bond talked to him.

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Attack on mosque happened after community gathered to remember Jo Cox

A suspected terror attack on worshippers near a mosque was carried out just 48 hours after the community had gathered to remember MP Jo Cox.

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Theresa May spoke in 10 Downing Street after the latest terrorist attack.

Theresa May: Extremists will never break those bonds of citizenship that define our United Kingdom.

OUR country woke to news of another terrorist attack on the streets of our capital city: the second this month and every bit as sickening as those which have come before.

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An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him."

Imam hailed for bravery after holding and protecting van attack suspect

An imam guarded the van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers until the police arrived, telling a crowd: "Do not touch him."
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A forensic tent stands next to a van in Finsbury Park, north London, where one man has died, eight people taken to hospital and a person arrested after the vehicle struck pedestrians. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Breaking: Police treating van attack on worshippers near mosque as terrorism

An attack on a group of worshippers near a mosque by a man in a white van is being treated as terrorism, police said.
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Local people observe prayers at Finsbury Park in north London.

Van driver declared 'I'm going to kill all Muslims', reveals attack witness

Witnesses have described the aftermath after a van was driven into pedestrians near a north London mosque, leaving one man dead and eight injured.
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A police forensic investigators at Finsbury Park in north London, where one man has died, eight people taken to hospital and a person arrested after a van struck pedestrians. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

One dead and eight in hospital after van is driven into crowds near mosque

A pedestrian has died after a man in a white van drove into worshippers near a mosque and then shouted, 'I'm going to kill all Muslims'.
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An armed police officer mans a cordon on the Seven Sisters Road at Finsbury Park in north London, where one person has been arrested after a vehicle struck pedestrians, leaving "a number of casualties". Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Muslim council calls for 'urgent' security at mosques after attack

The Muslim Council of Britain has called for extra security around mosques, describing the Finsbury Park van attack as "the most violent manifestation" of Islamophobia.
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