- London Bridge attack: At least seven dead after a rouge van ploughed through people on the bridge.
- Three suspected attackers were killed by the police at London Borough Market.
- Police officers killed the attackers within eight minutes of the attack.
- 48 people have been injured in the van attack and a stabbing rampage by the attackers.
- Theresa May will chair a COBRA meeting this morning to address the attack
- General election campaigning has been suspended.
11.25am: Election campaigning will resume tomorrow and the election will go ahead a planned, Theresa May has confirmed.
She said: Our society should continue to function in accordance to out values, but when it comes to taking on extremism and terrorism, things need to change.
“As a mark of respect, the two political parties have suspended our campaigns for today. but violence an never be allowed to disrupt democratic process.
“So those campaigns will resume in full tomorrow, and the general election will go ahead as planned on Thursday.”
10.45am: Theresa May has vowed to review Britain counter-terrorism stategy in the face of a “more complex, more fragmented and more hidden” terror threat.
Mrs May has also revealed that five terror plots have bees stopped since the Westminster attack in March.
10.40am: Theresa May said: “Last night our country fell victim to a brutal terrorist attack once again. As a result I have just chaired a meeting of the Governments emergency committee, and I want to update your its the latest information about the attack.
“Shortly before 10 past 10 yesterday evening, the Metropolitan Police received reports that a white van had stuck pedestrians on London Bridge.
“It continued to drive from London bridge to Borough market where three terrorists left the van and attacked innocent and unarmed civilians with blades and knives.
“All three were wearing what appeared to be explosive vests but the police have established that this clothing was fake, and worn only to spread panic and fear.
“As so often in such serious situations,the police responded with great courage and great speed.
“Armed officers from the Metropolitan police and the City of London Police arrived at Borough Market within moments and shot and killed the three suspects.
“The terrorists were confronted and shot by armed officers within eight minutes of the police receiving the first emergency call.
“Seven people have died as a result of the attack, in addition to the three suspects shot dead but the police. Forty-eight people are being teated in several hospitals across London. Many have life-threatening injuries.
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“On behalf of the people of London and on behalf of the whole country, I want to thank and pay tribute to the professionalism and bravery of the police sand emergency services and the courage of members of the public who defended themselves and others from the attackers.
“And out thoughts and prayers are with the victims and with their friends and families and loved ones.
“This is as we all know, the third terrorist attack this nation has experienced in the past three months. In March a similar attack took place just round the corner on Westminster Bridge. Two weeks ago the Manchester Arena was attacked by a suicide bomber, and now London has been struck once more.
“And at the same time the security intelligence services and police have disrupted five credible plots since the Westminster attack in March. In terms of their planning and execution the recent attacks are not connected but we believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face, as terrorism breeds terrorism, and perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots after years of planning and training, and not even as lone attackers radicalised online, but by copying one another and often using the crudest means of attack."
“We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are. Things need to change and they need to change in four important ways.
“First; while the recent attacks are not connected by common networks, they are connected by one important sense. They are bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism, that preaches hatred, sows division and promotes sectarianism.
It is an ideology that claims our Western values of freedom, democracy and human rights are incompatible with the religion of Islam. It is an ideology that is a perversion of Islam, and perversion of the truth.
10:33am: Theresa May is seeking outside 10 Downing Street following an emergency Cobra meeting.
10.05am: Security at the One Love Manchester concert today will be ramped up in the aftermath of the London attack.
The benefit concert organised by pop-singer Ariana Grande, comes just two weeks after a suicided bomber killed 23 at Manchester Arena.
Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan from Greater Manchester Police said: "We're deeply saddened to hear about last night's horrific attacks in London and our thoughts are with everyone affected, including the emergency services responding to the incident.
"There are two large-scale events taking place in Greater Manchester today and we would like to assure people that these will still take place, but with additional security in place to ensure the safety of everyone.
"We have dedicated resources at both events, with a significant number of officers from both GMP and colleagues from other forces, some of which will be armed.
8.40am: Ukip leader Paul Nuttall issued a statement saying he refuses to suspend campaigning.
He said: "For those of us seeking to serve the people of this country, it is our duty to drive the dialogue on how best to confront and defeat this brand of terrorism.
“That is what UKIP will be doing today and beyond.
“Therefore, I refuse to suspend campaigning because this is precisely what the extremists would want us to do."
7.50am: London Mayor Sadiq Khan has condemned the attack and confirmed extra security in the capital today.
Speaking to Theo Usherwood on LBC, Mr Khan said: "I think words can't describe the grief and anger Londoners will be feeling this morning and throughout today.
"I am appalled and furious that the evil cowards would have deliberately targeted innocent Londoners and bystanders enjoying their Saturday nights."
"We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, these terrorists."
London Bridge attack: Emergency services were called in just after 10pm on Saturday London Bridge terror: Scenes as armed police respond Sun, June 4, 2017
At least two people have died after being after reportedly being struck by a van on London Bridge on Saturday night.
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Armed police responding to the incident at London Bridge
London Bridge attack timeline:
10.07pm: The London Ambulance Service responded to an incident on London Bridge.
10.08pm: Police were called in to reports of a van hitting pedestrians. Witness accounts claim a van drove into people on London Bridge.
The white van crashed outside the Barrow Boy and Banker pub on Borough High Street. The attackers jumped out of the van and headed to Borough Market.
Witnesses reported the attackers stabbing people around the various pubs and restaurants in the area.
10.14pm: Paramedics arrived on the scene to help the injured.
10.16pm: Armed officers arrived on the scene and shot the three attackers outside the Wheathsheaf Pub.
11.55pm: British Transport Police confirmed “multiple casualties”.
12.30pm: Theresa May issues a statement on the “terrible incident”, and confirms it is being treated as a “potential act of terrorism”.
4am: Assistant chief commissioner Mike Rowley confirmed six people have died and a further 20 casualties were being treated in London hospitals.
He said: “The suspects had been confronted and shot by the police within eight minutes of the first call.”
6.10am: The number of injured has risen to 48 people.
9.35am: Metropolitan police commissioner Cressida Dick confirmed the number of victims has risen to seven.