The Guardian front page, Wednesday 24.05.17: Young lives stolen by terror
Young lives stolen by terror
The last two occasions the threat level was raised to Critical the alert lasted no more than a few days:
This great poem about Manchester was read to the crowds at the vigil this evening
The poet Tony Walsh will read his gorgeous ode to Manchester, This Is The Place; "Make us a brew while you're up, love, go on..."
MI5 director-general, Andrew Parker, says security services "remain relentlessly focused on doing all we can" after "disgusting" attack.
First victim of Manchester bombing named as Georgina Callander, 18 - pictured here with Ariana Grande two years ago theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/m…
Theresa May condemns 'sickening cowardice' of Manchester attack theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/m…
Muslim Council of Britain:"This is horrific.This is criminal.May the perpetrators face full weight of justice both in this life & the next."
The Guardian front page, Tuesday 23.05.17 – Murder in Manchester: at least 19 die in arena attack
People are still walking back from @ManchesterArena
clutching the pink balloons released by Ariane Grande before tonight's incident
Bomb disposal going into the arena.
Armed police and helicopters overhead in Manchester, around the corner from the arena. All roads into town blocked off.
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