How Londoners Responded To The Westminster Attacks

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How Londoners Responded To The Westminster Attacks

Londoners showed trademark defiance and resilience following the attack on Westminster.

With usual dry wit, people remarked on how the city was #businessasusual

Others remarked on Londoners' feelings of solidarity and support. The message board at Tower Hill read:

Photographer Paul K Porter made this:

I spend a lot of time in London. I am not afraid. #london #wearenotafraid #paulkporterphotography

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This photo of a woman drinking tea after a bombing raid during The Blitz was a popular theme:

And Oval tube station's thought of the day was:

Cities around the world shared displays of solidarity.

From Tel Aviv:

To Paris:

Orlando, Florida:

And Brisbane in Australia:

There will be a candlelit vigil tonight in Trafalgar Square at 6pm. Mayor Sadiq Khan said: "London is the greatest city in the world. We will never be cowed by terrorism. We stand together, in the face of those who seek to harm us and destroy our way of life. We always have, and we always will."

Last Updated 23 March 2017