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were three people in the van but of course you detained on who is in

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police Good morning, it's

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Monday the 19th of June. As van drives in two crowd of people

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outside a mosque. The incident happened just after midnight. Many

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of the victims had just finished even impress after breaking their

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Ramadan fast. This is the Senior this morning as police continue to

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deal with what they described as a major incident.

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Good morning, it's Monday the 19th of June.

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All eyes are on Brussels as historic talks begin today to take Britain

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out of the European Union, we'll be there live throughout the morning.

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And while the politicians are talking, I am at Smithfield markets

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in Manchester to find out what businesses want from the

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negotiations. As police release the first pictures

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from inside the charred remains of Grenfell Tower, a nationwide

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minutes silence will take place this morning to remember those

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who lost their lives. In sport, the American Brooks Koepka

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equalled the tournaments lowing -- lowest winning score to take his

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first major. Today, for many of us, hot and

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sunny. Temperatures peaking around 33 Celsius in the south. In the

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north, at different story. There is a weather front producing thick

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cloud and some drizzle. I will have more in about 15 minutes.

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One man has been killed and eight people have been taken to three

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separate hospitals after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians

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Theresa May has said police are treating the incident

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near Finsbury Park "as a potential terrorist attack" and counter

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The Prime Minister has also confirmed she will be chairing

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a meeting of the cabinet's emergency Cobra Committee later this morning.

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Officers have cordoned off a large area close

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Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers,

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The London Ambulance Service deployed sixty medics to the scene -

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including ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist

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responders, as well as an advance trauma team from London's Air

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The Metropolitan Police say the driver of the van -

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a 48-year-old man - has been arrested.

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The Seven Sisters Road just after Mel -- midnight.

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This footage was recorded moments after a van mounted the pavement

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The streets have been filled with worshippers who just left

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evening prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare

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He looked straight, he looked straight like it was towards

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He basically drove on the pavement, coming straight towards all

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the Muslims, and as he was coming to them, he hit all of them.

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Within hours, the Muslim Council of Britain claimed the van

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was intentionally driven at worshippers.

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Police say the driver, a 48-year-old man, was found

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by members of the public and handed over to officers to be arrested.

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He has since been taken to hospital as a precaution.

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And I saw a large crowd of people on the pavement.

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I learned after that a van that was standing up by the traffic

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lights was the van that mowed the people down.

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Several ambulances were on the scene soon afterwards with trauma teams

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In the early hours of the morning, Downing Street issued a statement

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from Theresa May, saying her thoughts are with all

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The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is also a local MP,

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said he was totally shocked and had been in touch with mosques

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in the area as well as Islington Council.

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This morning, the scene remained sealed off as counter-terrorism

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officers, for the third time in as many months,

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investigated a vehicle being driven into people on London streets

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This is the scene above the scene now. A large police cordon. We will

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be able to speak to some eyewitnesses and some who were

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inside the mosque. One man we will hopefully be speaking to later on

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with a man holding down the man who was taken by police. We understand

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the van driver was held down by people at the scene, some who are in

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hospital. They had to wait several minutes for the police to arrive. We

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will be speaking to London's mayor Sadiq Khan as well.

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Breakfast's Graham Satchell is in Finsbury Park

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Graham, what's the scene like there at the moment?

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We are at the police cordon on Seven Sisters Road. This part of London is

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near Arsenal's Park. There is a terrible sense of deja vu this

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morning. Somebody has driven a vehicle, it looks deliberately, into

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a group of pedestrians. A big difference this time is that what we

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know is that this was a white man driving a white man who targeted a

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group of Muslim worshippers -- van. Think they were at the Muslim

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Welfare House and the Finsbury Park mosque. I have with me and man who

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was at the scene. Can you tell us what happened? Basically, we came

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out of the press. It was a calm, peaceful environment and people were

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running around screaming and there was chaos because people had been

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run over by a white man. He was dragged out of his car and pinned

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down and people were screaming to find the police. The two other

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attackers had got away. So there were three people in the van? Leigh

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a lot of people confirmed this. Two of the attackers got away. --A lot

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of people confirmed this. The police took an hour to come. I do know why

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they took an owl. There was a six minute response time. Both of the

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attackers were shot by police. The ambulance response time was within

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five when it. Today, it was 45 minutes. I want to know why. As

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Muslims, we don't all save. I have brothers, mothers and sisters. We go

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out, we make sure we are vigilant and safe. As Muslims, growing up in

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the UK, we don't feel safe practising our religion. Why is it

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like that? The question was asked in the media, what can be done and what

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can be done by the government for us to feel safe and the truth is

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nothing. If a man wants to go and commit a violent offence, he can do

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it and nothing can be doing about it. Nothing at all. This man was at

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the scene overnight, confirming what we have seen from a number of

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eyewitnesses. People who were standing around who detained the

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driver of this vehicle who we now believe to be a 48-year-old man who

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has taken to hospital. He will be questioned once released a hospital

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and taken into custody. Its interesting how the story developed

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overnight. Rees describes this as a major incident and they are now

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saying the counterterrorism branch of police who are investigating

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this. Theresa May have described it as a potential terrorist attack and

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it seems, from everything we are hearing on the ground, that that is

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exactly what this is. Back to you. If you are just turning on your

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television. Just to remind you, as Graham was saying, as suspected

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terrorist attack which has taken place in Finsbury Park overnight.

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One man has died and eight people have been injured. The Prime

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Minister says police are treating this incident as a potential

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terrorist attack. The Metropolitan police are describing it as a major

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incident and 14080 wild man has been arrested. -- and one 48-year-old man

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has been arrested. Sadiq Khan is talking about an attack on common

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values. Like the other attacks in England, it is also an assault on

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our shared values of tolerance, read and respect. He has also mentioned

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they would be extra police to reassure communities and making a

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point there will be especially those observing Ramadan. We will speak to

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the London mayor later here on BBC breakfast. This response from Jeremy

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Corbyn this morning as well. "I Am totally shocked at the incident in

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Finsbury Park this morning. I have been in touch with the mosques, the

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police and Islington Council regarding the incident. I thought

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with those and the community affected by what he calls a terrible

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event. We will be speaking to eyewitnesses as well from the scene

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and it will all be coming up little bit later.

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The first formal Brexit negotiations are due to begin in Brussels today.

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The Brexit Secretary, David Davis, will meet the EU's Chief Negotiator,

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Michel Barnier - with the hope of building what he calls a "new,

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deep and special partnership" with the organisation.

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The status of expats, the Northern Ireland border

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and the UK's so-called divorce bill are all up for discussion.

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Our Europe correspondent, Kevin Connolly, has more.

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David Davis will lead Britain's negotiators into historic talks of

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immense scope and complexity. European laws and rules have

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regulated everything from fishing quotas to football transfers. The

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British team will have two, a huge amount of ground. Facing them across

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the table will be this man. Former French minister and chief EU

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negotiator Michelle Barnier. He says this is not about cutting a deal

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designed to put other member states of the idea of leaving but he is

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expected to be tough. It is 44 years since the UK joined the European

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Community. Almost exactly one year since it voted to leave. His

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departure will leave a substantial hole in the EU budget. For that

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reason, EU officials say at financial settlement from the UK

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along with the distance' writes and the Irish border will have to be

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negotiated for -- first. -- rights. Only then will the attention be

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drawn to a future trade deal. Our political reporter

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Adam Fleming is in Brussels. This is just the start of the

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negotiations. Adam, what exactly will the two

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sides be hoping to achieve now? David Davis is coming not with all

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guns blazing. He is talking about forging a deep and special

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relationship between the EU and the UK like no other deal in history. He

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is not coming here to pick a fight. The in terms of the shape of the

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day, he will get here in a couple of hours and meet Michelle Barnier. He

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will be looking into having a working lunch and then the teams

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will break into smaller groups to discuss the three main priority

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issues that the EU have identified for these early stages. Sorting out

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the issue of rights for EU nationals living in the UK and vice-versa. The

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thorny issue of the Brexit Bill, how much money does the UK oh that

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people here in Brussels -- owe. A long, long way to go. The

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significance of today is its just started rather than any of the

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details that will emerge. One-minute silence will be held

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today for the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Hundreds of firefighters are still tackling a huge forest

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fire in a hilly region of central Portugal which has already killed

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It's believed that a lightning strike started the fire

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in the Pedrogao Grande area on Saturday morning.

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Many of the dead perished in their cars as they tried to flee.

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President Macron's Republique En Marche party has won a large

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Projections indicate it could take up to 360

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Marine Le Pen of the far-right Front National has won a seat

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for the first time, while the Socialists are forecast

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We will focus on Finsbury Park and what happened last night. That is

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the major story this morning. We will remind you what we know.

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One man has died and eight people have been injured after a fan

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intentionally swerved in a mosque in north London.

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He met police are calling it a major incident.

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We are hearing from eyewitnesses on the ground that they tackled this

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man and they held him while waiting for the police to arrive. This is

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the live scene from Finsbury Park, which is obviously an ongoing

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investigation. A large area is cordoned off. The Chief Executive of

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the Ramadan Organisation joins us now. We know some of what happened,

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but not exact details. People are saying the worshippers were

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deliberately targeted. What do you know? I witnessed on the ground I

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have spoken to say the vehicle deliberately swerved towards

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worshippers. We know it is registered, a hire van from done --

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outside of London. We should not hesitate to call it what it is.

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These far right extremists will not succeed in dividing communities.

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What was your personal response when you had what happened? First of all,

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here we go again. Enough is enough. We have suffered enough. Human life

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is sacred. Whatever its background. We must all come together and reject

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violence and hatred. I want to call out some of the commentators and

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media personalities perpetuating hatred towards Islam and Muslims,

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they are allowing an environment to exist where these people carry out

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these attacks. This morning, we have heard it is an assault on all shared

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values of tolerance and freedom and self-respect. That is something to

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remember at this time. Yes. Ramadan is a month of rare and coming

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together as a community. -- prayer. We saw a last week with the Grenfell

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Tower event last week. People coming together to help. We have to reject

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violence absolutely from whichever section of society we find it. The

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Prime Minister has called this a potential terrorist attack. We have

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a statement from Jeremy Corbyn as well. What response do you want from

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authorities? The response we have seen already from the Prime Minister

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is very good. A global meeting is ongoing. People are concerned in

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mosques across the country. In the evening, many go to them. We have a

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heightened security alert. There will be additional security in

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mosques. It is a term rack attack carried out by white extremists

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against Muslims. Yeah, we do not know the identity of the man

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involved. Though, we do know some of what he was saying. Would you

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welcome more security during this month? Yes. I have spoken to

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Metropolitan Police this morning and that security will be given across

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the country. It is important people feel safe while praying. It has been

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a period of weeks of really distressing news. Would you appeal

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for calm? Yes. Everyone should remain calm and allow the police to

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carry out the investigation. They will get to the bottom of it. We

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will not give in. People should stay united. We are hearing from

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eyewitnesses this morning. Do you think there was fear in the Muslim

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community about rough -- reprisals? There were threats made against

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mosques. It has been difficult. In the end, you cannot stop and

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protect, you know, a mosque, a community, with this. Thank you. You

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will be here later. Thank you for the moment. As always, we will catch

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up with the weather. It has been really warm. The details. It

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certainly has. Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far.

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Today, what we're looking at is a start. 20 degrees already in London.

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Yesterday, we reached 32.1 degrees Celsius in the London area. Today,

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we could hit 33. High temperatures generally, except in the north of

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Scotland where we have a weather front producing more cloud, patchy

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light rain, and also, as a result, temperatures are a bit lower. This

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morning we have a combination stretching from the Outer Hebrides

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towards the western isles. Towards the south, heavy rain first thing.

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Behind this, a bit of cloud, bright spells in Edinburgh, up to 20

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degrees. This afternoon in southern Scotland, northern England, and

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Northern Ireland, heavy and sharp showers which could be thundery. Dry

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weather to start the day in England and Wales. Sunshine from the word

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go. Temperatures rapidly rising. One or two showers in eastern and

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central England. Fairly well isolated, but if you catch one, the

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potential to be thundery. Most will mist them. South-west England, 29.

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London, 33. Wales, 32 degrees. Northern Ireland, the risk of

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showers. Many staying dry. The temperatures are a little bit lower.

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Through the evening and overnight, we lose the risk of showers.

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Especially thundery winds. More cloud in the east of England. Are

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lots of dry weather around as well. Another sultry night in prospect for

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many parts of England and Wales. Fresh conditions across Scotland and

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Northern Ireland and eventually northern England as a weather front

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goes south producing cloud. Somewhere like Hull tomorrow could

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be 10 degrees lower than today. Today we could see perhaps 29- 30 -

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31. Tomorrow could be 10 degrees lower. The heat will transfer

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towards the south-west. Bristol could have a high of 31.

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Temperature-wise, moving northwards, behind the weather front, we start

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to see fresh conditions coming in. As we move from Tuesday into

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Wednesday, we hang on to the heat, especially in the south of the

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country. A fair bit of sunshine around as well. Weather fronts

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coming in across the north that are going to introduce some rain. In

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terms of the temperature, it is unusual to see such high

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temperatures into the 30s on the charts, not just in London, but

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other parts in the country. Thank you. We will see you in half an

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hour. Thank you for being with us. The top story. The attack close to

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Finsbury Park Mosque. We can hear from two people close to it when it

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happened. I saw people on the floor, right and left. It was literally

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chaos. As he hit the curb, one ran out and police can click -- came

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quick. Thank God. He was on the run and they caught him. But a lot of

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people got hurt. It looked basically like it was towards Muslims. He

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basically drove on the pavement. As he was coming to them, he hit all of

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them, and I think one of them died. Straightaway. One of them died

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straightaway. The rest are in bad condition. How many people do you

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see on the floor? 7-8. That were seriously injured? Seriously

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injured. As the police came, they moved all of us quickly. They kept

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it under control. I asked the police if there was a man going free and

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they were not telling us. We were like is this a terrorist attack was

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white what did you see? The doors were open. I came from behind and

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said what is going on? Then I am on my phone. We thought it was a normal

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accident. Then we saw all the people on the floor. That is a terrorist

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attack. Khalid was at the scene. Many different eyewitness reports

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coming in. He described the moment pedestrians were hit. The van

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literally turned left with no indication. And then it just hit the

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people. One of them was under the van. People gathered around the van

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to lift it up and get the guy out. The dying jumped on it and two

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literally ran. Not a lot of people were coming out, but as soon as it

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happened, people were shouting and gathered around. Two ran, one

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arrested. The people surrounded him and apprehended him. He was

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shouting, "I want to kill all Muslims." Literally like that. Word

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for word. This is a terrorist attack whether he a Muslim, whether he is

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not, it is. I don't want to see tomorrow that he has mental issues.

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This is categorised as a terrorist, Christian or Muslim. No religion

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belongs to terrorism. Terrorism has no religion. Anyone who hurts or

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harms or kills people, this is terrorism. That was an eyewitness.

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Just to remind you, I know many people are joining us for the first

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time this morning, we are talking about an incident taking place

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outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. A van was driven into a group of

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people as they were leaving the mosque. One man has died and eight

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have been injured. The Prime Minister has called it a potential

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terrorist attack. We have had a quote from Sadiq Khan. We will speak

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to the mayor a little bit later. He says we do not yet know the complete

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details but this was clearly an attack on innocent Londoners. He

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says while this seems to be an attack on a particular community,

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like the terrible attacks in Manchester, Westminster, and London

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Bridge, it is also an assault on all of our shared values of tolerance,

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freedom, and respect. He goes on to say that the situation is still

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unfolding and he all Londoners to remain calm and vigilant. -- urges

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all. A 48-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the

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incident. Just before we go, these are live

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pictures of Finsbury Park. Will ease investigations are ongoing. There is

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much more on Breakfast and the radio station. I will be back with the

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latest in half an hour. One man has been killed and eight

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people have been taken to three separate hospitals after a van drove

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into a crowd of pedestrians Theresa May has said police

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are treating the incident near Finsbury Park "as a potential

:31:51.:31:54.

terrorist attack" and counter The Prime Minister has also

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confirmed she will be chairing a meeting of the cabinet's emergency

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Cobra Committee later this morning. Officers have cordoned

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off a large area close Many of the victims are believed

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to have just left evening prayers, Police first received calls

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at around twenty past midnight of reports that a vehicle had

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collided with pedestrians. Emergency services treated a number

:32:27.:32:28.

of casualties at the scene. The London Ambulance Service

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deployed sixty medics to the scene - including ambulance crews,

:32:41.:32:43.

advance paramedics and specialist responders, as well as an advance

:32:44.:32:45.

trauma team from London's Air The Metropolitan Police say

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the driver of the van - a 48-year-old man -

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has been arrested. The Seven Sisters Road

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in North London just after midnight. This footage filmed by an eyewitness

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was recorded moments after a van mounted the pavement and struck

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several pedestrians. The streets have been filled

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with worshippers who just left evening prayers at the Finsbury Park

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mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare He looked straight, he looked

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straight like it was towards He basically drove on the pavement,

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coming straight towards all the Muslims, and as he was coming

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to them, he hit all of them. Within hours, the Muslim Council

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of Britain claimed the van was intentionally

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driven at worshippers. Police say the driver,

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a 48-year-old man, was found by members of the public and handed

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over to officers to be arrested. He has since been taken

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to hospital as a precaution. And I saw a large crowd

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of people on the pavement. I learned after that a van

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that was standing up by the traffic lights was the van that

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mowed the people down. Several ambulances were on the scene

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soon afterwards with trauma teams In the early hours of the morning,

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Downing Street issued a statement from Theresa May, saying her

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thoughts were with all The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn,

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who is also a local MP, said he was totally shocked and had

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been in touch with mosques in the area as well

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as Islington Council. This morning, the scene remained

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sealed off as counter-terrorism officers, for the third

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time in as many months, investigate a vehicle being driven

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into people on London streets Breakfast's Graham Satchell

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is in Finsbury Park Graham, what's the scene

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like there at the moment? Is not entirely clear what happened.

:34:45.:35:02.

This story has developed quite a lot overnight. Initially, police

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described it as a major incident. I think now it has become clearer that

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once again we are standing at a police cordoned at an attack on

:35:12.:35:22.

innocent civilians. Interesting, it is the counterterrorism branch of

:35:23.:35:26.

police who are investigating this and the Prime Minister Theresa May

:35:27.:35:30.

also describing it as a potential terror attack. There is no doubt

:35:31.:35:33.

among people on the grounds that that is exactly what this is. They

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are describing it as an act of terrorism. The ground that that is

:35:38.:35:50.

exactly what this is. They are describing it as an act of

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terrorism. I am seeing that the white van has come and is crashing

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into people. People are on the floor, the people that they are

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trying to help. The people that are on the floor, it is pandemonium.

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People screaming, crying. Did it seem like deliberate attacks? 100%.

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No doubt this is an attack on the Muslim community. The individual was

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there waiting and he ploughed down the Muslims. After he did his

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attack, the police arrested him and he was gloating. He was laughing and

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the police arrested him and I'm just thinking, like, what kind of

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individual is that. There has been an increase in Islamaphobia in

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recent weeks and months. Is that what it feels like to you at the

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moment? 100%. I would not disagree with that comment. In fact, there

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was actually another assault upon Muslims in the mosque, an acid

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attack not too far from here. For me, I don't disagree with that

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comment. Extreme Islamaphobia has risen and it impacting the Muslim

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community in a major way. Thank you very much indeed. Just to bring you

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up to date, we know now that one man has died here at the scene. Eight

:37:23.:37:28.

people have been injured taken to three separate hospitals and a

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48-year-old white man who was driving a white van has been taken

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to hospital and they say once he is discharge from hospital he will be

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taken into custody and then questioned. We know you will be back

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throughout the morning. We have just woken to police in the last few

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minutes because there has been questions about police response

:37:49.:37:49.

time. The police said they responded to

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the attack within ten minutes. There have also been questions.

:37:59.:38:00.

Eyewitnesses talking about perhaps there being more than one person in

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this van but police are saying at this point they are not looking at

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other people who were in the van at this point. They responded to the

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attack on worshippers within ten minutes. The police say that within

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this early stage, no other suspects at the scene have been identified or

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reported to police but they also say the investigation continues.

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Abdirahim Saeed works for our colleagues at the BBC

:38:33.:38:34.

World Service and arrived on the scene shortly

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Good morning to you. And she for coming in this morning. Can you

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describe where you were and what happened? Well, I was driving from

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central London into North London, the area where the incident

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happened. If a few stops away from where I live. I assumed I arrived

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with the second wave of police vans and ambulances arriving. As I was

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coming down the Seven Sisters Road, I saw a huge number of police vans

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with sirens. I arrived a few seconds later, looked to my left into what

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was another street and I saw a huge number of people that had arrived

:39:27.:39:31.

and it was a second wave of ambulance services arriving. We saw

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a few police officers. There was no blocking off yet so I could get

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close. Two bodies I saw on the ground lying still. I couldn't tell

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whether they were still alive or dead. People I spoke to who were

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there, they told me there was at least six other bodies I couldn't

:39:54.:40:00.

see. Was there a van bear? There may have been a group of people outside

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the mosque. -- was there a van there? The van was driven into a

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group of people? Ace poacher eyewitnesses and ask what did they

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exactly see. One turned around and pointed a white van and neither

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bodies and they said a man was there. They described him as a white

:40:27.:40:33.

man who had driven the car at the eyewitnesses said it was a

:40:34.:40:37.

deliberate attack. The location of the mosque was not exactly, it was

:40:38.:40:43.

another one a few seconds away. There is a cafe fare. People were

:40:44.:40:50.

milling around. -- there is a cafe and Samak. People were in the middle

:40:51.:41:00.

of their brand. People were gathered. A man said there was a

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white van. There is a bit of confusion. Some said they ran away.

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Pity he what was saying earlier that police issued an -- did you hear

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what we said earlier that the police are not looking for anybody else at

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the moment? I will also ask you about another eyewitness saying the

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man has been arrested, the 48-year-old man, was held by people

:41:39.:41:42.

at the scene until police arrived. You see any of that? I didn't see

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any of that. I arrived after that when people told me they saw what

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happened is about the apprehended by the locals. He was held to the

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ground and handed to the police and they described what they saw as him

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smiling and raising his hand in triumph. It will who were there told

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me they have no doubt that this was to let Brett attack on Muslims. --

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deliberate. They thought people were congregating outside the mosque but

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it was the local cafe which is a few seconds away.

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Thank you for bringing us what you saw. We can't entirely tidy things

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up but there are a number of reports saying there was a number of

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suspects at the scene. From what we hear from police, no other suspects

:43:06.:43:09.

from the scene have been a dentist right. They have arrested one 40

:43:10.:43:19.

eight-year-old man. -- no other suspects from the scene. One person

:43:20.:43:31.

has died, eight injured and eyewitnesses are talking about

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police response time. We have spoken to police and they responded to

:43:35.:43:40.

calls within ten minutes. Also confirming they are not looking for

:43:41.:43:44.

any other suspects is seen. As we have the Prime Minister will be

:43:45.:43:49.

chairing a meeting on Cobra this morning.

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It is with grim frequency that the Prime Minister will be attending an

:44:03.:44:13.

emergency briefing after an overnight tragedy. I have spoken to

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Downing Street in the last couple of minutes confirming the Prime

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Minister is can describing this as a potential terrorist attack and she

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will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. Her thoughts are

:44:25.:44:29.

with the victims, their families and emergency services at the scene.

:44:30.:44:33.

Overnight tonight, we have also heard from Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour

:44:34.:44:38.

leader. Not just the Labour leader in this incident but also their

:44:39.:44:43.

local MP of Islington in the area. He is totally shocked and has been

:44:44.:44:46.

in touch with the mosques in the area. His thoughts with those in the

:44:47.:44:51.

community affected by this awful event. A much longer post from the

:44:52.:44:55.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on face within the last hour, saying the

:44:56.:45:00.

Metropolitan police are responding to what he describes as a horrific

:45:01.:45:03.

terrorist attack on innocent people at Finsbury Park. He adds that while

:45:04.:45:09.

this is an attack on a particular community like the attacks on

:45:10.:45:14.

Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge, it is also an assault on our

:45:15.:45:17.

share of values, tolerance, freedom and respect. Saying that once you

:45:18.:45:22.

don't know the full details, this was clearly a deliberate attack on

:45:23.:45:27.

innocent Londoners many of whom were finishing press during the holy

:45:28.:45:28.

month of Ramadan. We understand from Sadiq Khan that

:45:29.:45:39.

the Metropolitan Police will be deploying more police to reassure

:45:40.:45:43.

communities. The mood was already sombre juju Grenfell Tower last

:45:44.:45:50.

week. -- due to. A sombre mood in the capital. A stretch in time for

:45:51.:45:55.

the Metropolitan Police given what we have seen with the terrorist

:45:56.:46:01.

attacks in the past two months. We know about that from what we are

:46:02.:46:04.

told from the intelligence agencies, the scale of the challenges they are

:46:05.:46:10.

facing up to. There are huge deployments from the police, fire,

:46:11.:46:16.

and ambulance services. Especially after last week with the burning

:46:17.:46:23.

tower. And now Finsbury Park this morning. There is a desire in the

:46:24.:46:27.

police, frequently seen this, they want to increase visibility on the

:46:28.:46:33.

street in order to reassure people. That comes as a hugely logistical

:46:34.:46:36.

problem for the Metropolitan Police, though. Thank you. We will speak to

:46:37.:46:43.

you later. We will bring you up-to-date is done that incident in

:46:44.:46:46.

Finsbury Park through Breakfast this morning. Just a reminder. One man

:46:47.:46:52.

has died and eight have been injured after a van ploughed into people

:46:53.:46:58.

outside of a mosque in north London. One 48-year-old man has been

:46:59.:47:06.

arrested. It appears that the incident happened and people

:47:07.:47:09.

involved in the incident managed to get hold of the driver and

:47:10.:47:12.

essentially hold onto him until police arrived. Police arrived on

:47:13.:47:18.

the scene after receiving 999 calls within ten minutes. This man, a man,

:47:19.:47:23.

was arrested at the scene where this happened. Many victims had left

:47:24.:47:31.

evening prayers, breaking their Ramadan fast early on. There has

:47:32.:47:40.

been a call for increased security around mosques. Sadiq Khan said this

:47:41.:47:45.

morning the Metropolitan Police have already deployed extra police to

:47:46.:47:51.

these areas. We will speak to eyewitnesses and the London Mayor

:47:52.:47:56.

later, keeping you up-to-date with all of the latest. I am afraid it is

:47:57.:48:00.

another morning where we bring you terrible news. But we also have the

:48:01.:48:05.

weather. Good morning. If you are stepping out and have allergies with

:48:06.:48:12.

grass and pollen, the levels are high across the UK today. The

:48:13.:48:15.

exception is in the far north of Scotland. Another hot and sunny day

:48:16.:48:20.

for most of us as well. Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so

:48:21.:48:24.

far. The temperature in Greater London was 32.1 Celsius. Yesterday,

:48:25.:48:30.

we had high values over many parts of the UK. The exception being the

:48:31.:48:34.

far north of Scotland where we had and still do have a weather front

:48:35.:48:39.

producing more cloud, some spots of rain, and as a result, it has held

:48:40.:48:43.

back the temperature. That is the scenario this morning. We still have

:48:44.:48:47.

a weather front in the north and western isles. Producing rain. It

:48:48.:48:53.

will weaken through the date copy a lot of dry and a lot of sunny

:48:54.:49:00.

weather. -- through the day. England and Wales, hovering around 25

:49:01.:49:10.

degrees. Fresher in Scotland. Sharp showers in southern Scotland and

:49:11.:49:14.

northern England. If you catch one, it could be thundery. Many of us

:49:15.:49:18.

will mist them. Sharp showers in central part of England.

:49:19.:49:23.

Temperatures warmer than the south-east today, 33 degrees. That

:49:24.:49:30.

will be the warmest day of the year if it happens. 22 in Wales. High UV

:49:31.:49:38.

levels. Northern Ireland, you could see the odd shower this afternoon.

:49:39.:49:42.

Many of us will not get them. Temperature is not as high either.

:49:43.:49:46.

Through the evening, we tend to lose the risk of thunder. Through the

:49:47.:49:51.

night, we get more cloud from the North Sea coming up for eastern

:49:52.:49:55.

counties. Dry weather around the night. A muggy one in Cardiff. 21

:49:56.:50:05.

degrees. Fresh in northern England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, as

:50:06.:50:08.

the weather front goes out. Tomorrow, cloud associated with the

:50:09.:50:13.

weather front again coming in off the North Sea. Somewhere like Hull

:50:14.:50:23.

or around The Wash generally, 10 degrees lower than today. 31 around

:50:24.:50:30.

these areas today. Tomorrow, 20- 21. A high risk of showers in the

:50:31.:50:34.

south-west tomorrow. There could be thundery as well. A lot of dry

:50:35.:50:38.

weather across the far north of Scotland. As we head into Tuesday

:50:39.:50:46.

evening, we lose those showers. Wednesday itself, rain coming in

:50:47.:50:50.

from the west. Once again, the heat starts to build, and will warm up.

:50:51.:50:57.

Thank you for that. Plenty more weather coming up later on. It

:50:58.:51:03.

really has been a hot weekend. Mostly on the programme this morning

:51:04.:51:07.

we are covering the news overnight that one person has been killed and

:51:08.:51:11.

eight it will injured after a van appears to have driven deliberately

:51:12.:51:16.

in the worshippers at Finsbury Park. I will read you a statement from the

:51:17.:51:20.

police who said they were on the scene within ten minutes of 999

:51:21.:51:26.

calls, at 20 past midnight last night. They had reports of a van

:51:27.:51:33.

colliding with pedestrians. They found and tended to a number of

:51:34.:51:37.

casualties. One man was announced dead at the scene. They are

:51:38.:51:41.

informing next of kin. Eight injured were taken to three separate

:51:42.:51:46.

hospitals. Two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

:51:47.:51:51.

From what we know so far, a van mounted the pavement and struck a

:51:52.:51:55.

number of people just after midnight in Finsbury Park. A 48-year-old man

:51:56.:52:01.

has been arrested. We have heard a statement from Sadiq Khan, who we

:52:02.:52:08.

will speak to later. And also Theresa May, she has said they are

:52:09.:52:12.

treating it as a potential terror attack. There will be a meeting of

:52:13.:52:16.

the Cobra committee, which seems like a regular occurrence now. We

:52:17.:52:22.

have heard this confirmed by eyewitnesses, this man arrested was

:52:23.:52:25.

found and detained by members of the public at the seams to be one of

:52:26.:52:29.

those was Abdul, who says he pins down the attacker until police

:52:30.:52:37.

arrived. -- pinned. It happened at 1220. There was an old man on the

:52:38.:52:51.

corner. We were trying to give him CPR. We came outside the mosque.

:52:52.:53:02.

And, umm, we just heard a van turning into us. He ran over some

:53:03.:53:18.

people. Luckily, I managed to get away. A lot were injured. You

:53:19.:53:22.

managed to get away, but we are told you detained one of the men. When he

:53:23.:53:39.

came out of his van, he wanted to run away. He kept saying "I want to

:53:40.:53:50.

kill Muslims." He came back where he drove over us and I hit him in the

:53:51.:53:54.

stomach and he fell down on the floor. Me and the other guys held

:53:55.:54:05.

him on the ground until he couldn't move until the police came. They

:54:06.:54:09.

took 20 minutes to half an hour. It was a long time. That is absolutely

:54:10.:54:16.

extraordinary. Just describe this man for us. What did he look like?

:54:17.:54:20.

And repeat what he was shouting when you were detaining him. He was

:54:21.:54:35.

saying... He was saying... When we put him on the ground, I emotionally

:54:36.:54:39.

asked him why he did that. You know? You could kill so many people! I did

:54:40.:54:43.

not know how many were killed. I said why did you do that? Why did

:54:44.:54:48.

you do that! You are killing so many people for no reason! This man, you

:54:49.:55:04.

know, he was, umm, he had an Englishman, he looked like a

:55:05.:55:08.

builder, he was a big man. He was in his 50s, I think. Very strong. We

:55:09.:55:12.

couldn't hold him that much, he was very strong. Luckily, there were

:55:13.:55:15.

other people coming up from the mosque who came to help us. How did

:55:16.:55:24.

you alert the police that you had this man? Presumably, the police did

:55:25.:55:37.

not know. People passed by. People came from the mosque and saw the

:55:38.:55:41.

crowd all over the place. We told them call the ambulance, call the

:55:42.:55:53.

police. So, that's when the police came. They did not come until they

:55:54.:55:56.

had backup. That is when they handcuffed him and put him in the

:55:57.:56:00.

van. That is one of so many eyewitnesses we have heard from this

:56:01.:56:04.

morning. We will keep you up-to-date through the programme this morning.

:56:05.:56:08.

That is the main story this morning. Also, Brexit negotiations begin

:56:09.:56:13.

today. We will cover this later on. We will speak to Michael Gove from

:56:14.:56:18.

the Conservative Party and Barry Gardiner from the Labour Party. What

:56:19.:56:25.

does it mean for business? We are out and about at a market in

:56:26.:56:29.

Manchester. Good morning. Good morning. Good morning, everybody. It

:56:30.:56:34.

has been busy this morning. Many people coming to collect different

:56:35.:56:40.

produce for shops and restaurants in the local area. It is busy. I am

:56:41.:56:44.

talking to business is about what they want to hear from negotiations

:56:45.:56:49.

and what they will do. I have a negotiation consultant. How should

:56:50.:56:53.

we approach these? We need to be aware of the complexity of the

:56:54.:56:58.

negotiations. There are years and years and years of negotiations

:56:59.:57:01.

ahead. This goes beyond the two year period that keeps being spoken

:57:02.:57:05.

about. Team discipline is going to be important, making sure everyone

:57:06.:57:09.

is singing from the same hymn sheet. What we are actually seeing is

:57:10.:57:18.

multiple demands. We have to get everyone on the same side. That will

:57:19.:57:23.

be a challenge. We will talk about this later on. Stay with us. We will

:57:24.:57:26.

be here Plenty more on our website

:57:27.:00:45.

at the usual address. For the very latest on Finsbury

:00:46.:00:51.

Park, you can tune into the radio or continue watching the programme.

:00:52.:00:57.

Hello, this is Breakfast, with Louise Minchin and Dan Walker.

:00:58.:01:00.

A van drives into a crowd of pedestrians near a north London

:01:01.:01:03.

mosque, killing one person and injuring several others.

:01:04.:01:05.

I saw people on the fall, people running left and right, it was

:01:06.:01:10.

chaos, literally, literally chaos. The incident happened

:01:11.:01:11.

just after midnight. Many of the victims are believed

:01:12.:01:13.

to have just finished evening prayers after breaking

:01:14.:01:16.

their Ramadan fast. This is the scene

:01:17.:01:18.

there this morning, as police continue to deal

:01:19.:01:24.

with what they describe Good morning, it's Monday the 19th

:01:25.:01:27.

of June, we'll have the latest from Finsbury Park

:01:28.:01:41.

throughout the programme. Historic talks begin in Brussels

:01:42.:01:43.

today to take Britain out of the European Union,

:01:44.:01:57.

the government says it marks the start of a new

:01:58.:01:59.

partnership with the EU. And while the politicians start

:02:00.:02:12.

talking, I have come to Smithfield market in Manchester to talk to

:02:13.:02:16.

businesses about what they want from the negotiations.

:02:17.:02:20.

In sport, the American Brooks Koepka wins the US Open.

:02:21.:02:23.

He equalled the tournament's lowest winning score of 16 under par

:02:24.:02:26.

England's Tommy Fleetwood finished fourth.

:02:27.:02:29.

It has been warm. Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far.

:02:30.:02:42.

Today it could be even hotter. For most, dry, sunny and hot that in the

:02:43.:02:46.

north-west, there is a weather front so here it is cooler

:02:47.:02:47.

One man has been killed and eight people have been taken to three

:02:48.:02:56.

separate hospitals after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians

:02:57.:02:59.

Theresa May has said police are treating the incident

:03:00.:03:04.

near Finsbury Park "as a potential terrorist attack" and counter

:03:05.:03:06.

The Prime Minister has also confirmed she will be chairing

:03:07.:03:13.

a meeting of the cabinet's emergency Cobra Committee later this morning.

:03:14.:03:16.

Officers have cordoned off a large area close

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Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers,

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Police first received calls at around twenty past midnight

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of reports that a vehicle had collided with pedestrians.

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Emergency services treated a number of casualties

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The London Ambulance Service deployed sixty medics to the scene -

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including ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist

:03:50.:03:51.

responders, as well as an advance trauma team from London's Air

:03:52.:03:54.

The Metropolitan Police say the driver of the van -

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a 48-year-old man - has been arrested.

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The Seven Sisters Road in North London just after midnight.

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This footage filmed by an eyewitness was recorded moments after a van

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mounted the pavement and struck several pedestrians.

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The streets have been filled with worshippers who just left

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evening prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare

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He looked straight, he looked straight like it was towards

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He basically drove on the pavement, coming straight towards all

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the Muslims, and as he was coming to them, he hit all of them.

:04:42.:04:44.

Within hours, the Muslim Council of Britain claimed the van

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was intentionally driven at worshippers.

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Police say the driver, a 48-year-old man, was found

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by members of the public and handed over to officers to be arrested.

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He has since been taken to hospital as a precaution.

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And I saw a large crowd of people on the pavement.

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I learned after that a van that was standing up by the traffic

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lights was the van that mowed the people down.

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Several ambulances were on the scene soon afterwards with trauma teams

:05:17.:05:19.

In the early hours of the morning, Downing Street issued a statement

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from Theresa May, saying her thoughts were with all

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The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is also a local MP,

:05:28.:05:31.

said he was totally shocked and had been in touch with mosques

:05:32.:05:34.

in the area as well as Islington Council.

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This morning, the scene remained sealed off as counter-terrorism

:05:37.:05:39.

officers, for the third time in as many months,

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investigate a vehicle being driven into people on London streets

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Breakfast's Graham Satchell is in Finsbury Park

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Graham, what's the scene like there at the moment?

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What more can you tell us this morning? It is a grim and tragically

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familiar scene, unfortunately. We are once again sitting in front of

:06:17.:06:22.

the police cordoned. Once again, a vehicle has been driven into a group

:06:23.:06:27.

of innocent bystanders. The big difference this time, the driver was

:06:28.:06:33.

a white man in a white vehicle who appear to be targeting Muslim

:06:34.:06:37.

worshippers. I think a significant development overnight is that the

:06:38.:06:41.

police are saying it is the counterterrorism branch that are

:06:42.:06:44.

investigating this. The originally described it as a major incident.

:06:45.:06:48.

There is a strong feeling on the grounds that this was an attack, a

:06:49.:06:52.

terrorist attack, plain and simple, by a white man. We are speaking with

:06:53.:06:58.

Hussein Ali who has been here all night. What happened last night? I

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saw that bang on the main gate and then we looked around and there was

:07:05.:07:07.

a van Gogh in around and people shouting. -- van going around. I ran

:07:08.:07:21.

out to go to the other way. Did it appeared to you to be a deliberate

:07:22.:07:33.

attack? To me, it's obvious. The mosque was full, one o'clock,

:07:34.:07:38.

midnight prayer. The main target was, and intimate it was no

:07:39.:07:44.

accident. Some people are saying the man was smiling and shaking his hand

:07:45.:07:49.

like he was proud. I didn't see that part but... The Muslim Council of

:07:50.:07:55.

Britain this morning are saying there has been an increase in

:07:56.:07:59.

Islamaphobia. That the police need to do more to protect Muslim

:08:00.:08:04.

community. Do you feel that safe on the street? No. Three days ago, I

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was in the other mosque, praying. I saw nearly 100 people praying and I

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was thinking, like, all of these media, London Bridge, the Islamic

:08:15.:08:20.

terroristic thermic terrorist. This man chose this place in this area

:08:21.:08:24.

and particularly this area, a mosque with a radical Abu Hamza. It has

:08:25.:08:41.

completely changed now. Any form or shape, doesn't matter what religion

:08:42.:08:45.

they are, they are a person. Some people choose to commit a crime and

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they choose to commit crime in here, I blamed the media. That's why I

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feel unsafe. Thank you so much for talking to us. Hussein Ali has been

:09:00.:09:08.

up all night. We do now know that this 48 you are a man was basically

:09:09.:09:12.

detained by people here on the scene before the police arrived and he is

:09:13.:09:16.

now in hospital and will be questioned by the police once he is

:09:17.:09:20.

released and taken into police custody.

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Just those remarkable accounts from the eyewitnesses. We spoke to Abdul

:09:28.:09:42.

Rahman early this morning and he was there early this morning and helped

:09:43.:09:46.

detained a man. He's the only man who has so far been into custody.

:09:47.:09:48.

We have been getting reaction in since news of the attack broke

:09:49.:09:52.

The Prime Minister Theresa May described the event

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"All my thoughts are with those who have been injured,

:09:58.:10:11.

their loved ones, and the emergency services on the scene."

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The Leader of the Opposition and the local MP

:10:15.:10:16.

to the incident Jeremy Corbyn Tweeted that he was "totally

:10:17.:10:19.

"I've been in touch with the mosques, police

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and Islington council regarding the incident.

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My thoughts are with those and the community affected

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Harun Khan, the Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain,

:10:27.:10:30.

described the incident as a terror attack.

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"During the night, ordinary British citizens were set

:10:33.:10:34.

upon while they were going about their lives,

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My prayers are with the victims and their families.

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It appears from eye witness accounts that the perpetrator

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Our political correspondent Chris Mason is in Westminster

:10:43.:10:55.

An emergency meeting being held later this morning? Good morning to

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you. I was struck watching gradient's report a few minutes ago

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when he mentioned the grim frequency in which he has found himself

:11:17.:11:21.

standing at police cordoned. The equivalent is the frequency of these

:11:22.:11:25.

Cobra meetings. We seem to be referring to them almost every week.

:11:26.:11:29.

It is the government's emergency committee that has got together

:11:30.:11:35.

where they need to be a co-ordinated response to a major incident. There

:11:36.:11:39.

was a statement from the Prime Minister in the middle of the night

:11:40.:11:43.

saying she will chair this emergency meeting later this morning, adding

:11:44.:11:47.

that all of her thoughts are with the victims, their families and the

:11:48.:11:52.

emergency services on the scene. You are talking about the statesman SIU

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received from various leaders. Particularly striking workers from

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Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, describing this as Astro -- horrific

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terrorist attack on the people of Finsbury Park. Thank you. We are

:12:05.:12:12.

hoping to speak with Michael Gove in about half an hour as well.

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Obviously, Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels as well. Returning to

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our main story and the attack that happened outside Finsbury Park

:12:26.:12:29.

mosque this morning. There are conflicting reports about the number

:12:30.:12:32.

of people involved. Police are saying there is only one person who

:12:33.:12:36.

has been arrested and has been taken to hospital. We are hearing

:12:37.:12:41.

extraordinary eyewitness reports about what happened after that the

:12:42.:12:47.

vehicle hit pedestrians. Many of the people standing by what hold of the

:12:48.:12:52.

suspect and detained him until police arrived. We are speaking now

:12:53.:13:03.

with general -- would Daniel Stanford.

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It took the matter of hours and less than that for the counterterrorism

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command of the Metropolitan police to take this investigation on and it

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has been treated as this point as if the driver of this wide band

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deliberately drove straight into a group of people who were leaving the

:13:24.:13:31.

fast breaking at the end of the day as part of the celebrations of

:13:32.:13:35.

Ramadan. It appears to have been a higher vehicle -- hire van. He drove

:13:36.:13:47.

into an elderly man who was building unwell. There is some confusion this

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morning. There were two mosques very close to where I'm standing. The

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Finsbury Park mosque, once infamous that now a fairly standard mosque.

:13:58.:14:03.

And Muslim Welfare House about 30 metres behind me. It looks as if

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there was people leaving Wilson Welfare House that were particularly

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caught up in the incident. -- Muslim. People breaking the farce

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were all around this area. It is a very, very busy of North London even

:14:21.:14:24.

when Ramadan isn't being marked but during Ramadan at this part of the

:14:25.:14:28.

night, it would have been very, very busy.

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And in many people are turning on and taking their kids to school this

:14:38.:14:42.

morning and maybe turning on their television for the first time this

:14:43.:14:46.

morning. Bringing you up to date, there was an attack last night and

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the Prime Minister Theresa May is saying it was a suspected terrorist

:14:50.:14:53.

attack. As a major police incident. One man, we believe, a 48-year-old

:14:54.:14:58.

who has been arrested and now treated in hospital. We have had so

:14:59.:15:04.

many statements this morning and we are covering this in-depth as much

:15:05.:15:06.

as we can. A statement has been released saying

:15:07.:15:19.

please stay calm as the investigation establishes all the

:15:20.:15:28.

facts. Pray for those affected and for justice. One person has died and

:15:29.:15:32.

eight have been taken to three separate hospitals. We will take you

:15:33.:15:39.

back to that story later. Also today, the first Brexit negotiations

:15:40.:15:45.

are due to start today when David Davis meets Michel Barnier in

:15:46.:15:54.

Russell is later today -- Brussels. A huge day of negotiations. The

:15:55.:15:59.

start of a long process. What I both sides trying to achieve? -- are.

:16:00.:16:09.

David Davis is laying on the charm pretty thick, saying last night he

:16:10.:16:14.

wants to form a deep and special relationship with the EU, one like

:16:15.:16:20.

no other in history. He is not out all guns blazing. The EU,

:16:21.:16:26.

represented by Rachelle Bayern Munich, given negotiating

:16:27.:16:32.

instructions from the rest of the EU, he says they want to make sure

:16:33.:16:38.

UK and EU nationals have respective rights. -- Michel Barnier. They also

:16:39.:16:44.

want to discuss the cost of living and what happens to the border of

:16:45.:16:48.

Ireland. As you said, this is just the start. A long way to go before

:16:49.:16:54.

the UK officially leaves in March, 2019. We will speak to Barry

:16:55.:16:59.

Gardiner and Michael Gove later on about that, but also about the main

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story today, the potential terrorist attack in Finsbury Park. Yes. We

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know this happened close to a mosque in north London. We have heard many

:17:14.:17:21.

eyewitnesses at the attack. This man described the incident.

:17:22.:17:27.

The van literally turned left with no

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People gathered around the van to lift it up and get the guy out.

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The dying jumped on it and two literally ran.

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Not a lot of people were coming out, but as soon as it

:17:40.:17:43.

happened, people were shouting and gathered around.

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The people surrounded him and apprehended him.

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He was shouting, "I want to kill all Muslims."

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This is a terrorist attack whether he a Muslim,

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I don't want to see tomorrow that he has mental issues.

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This is categorised as a terrorist, Christian or Muslim.

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Anyone who hurts or harms or kills people, this is terrorism.

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We will pick up on some of those thoughts with a security specialist

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joining us live on the scene in Finsbury Park. We have heard from

:18:51.:18:56.

eyewitnesses. So many people talking to us this morning. It appears that

:18:57.:19:01.

the worshippers were deliberately attacked. Certainly, again, always

:19:02.:19:09.

in the immediate aftermath of these kinds of things, information comes

:19:10.:19:13.

from various sources and we have to sift through it. With the

:19:14.:19:17.

information I have been receiving from the locals, this was a well

:19:18.:19:21.

planned and co-ordinated attack. There are reports of potentially

:19:22.:19:26.

three people in the vehicle. They targeted a time when outside of the

:19:27.:19:30.

Muslim community house, people would be coming out from prayers. From my

:19:31.:19:39.

first assessment, this is clearly a terrorist attack. We know that

:19:40.:19:44.

police are already involved in the negotiation. What are the priorities

:19:45.:19:52.

at this point? Really importantly... And this is beyond the levels of

:19:53.:19:57.

investigation, because certainly the Metropolitan Police and

:19:58.:20:04.

counter-terrorism group will be working at this to rule out

:20:05.:20:10.

candidates, possibly from the far right groups, at the moment, it is

:20:11.:20:14.

important to reassure communities here, as we will be hearing from

:20:15.:20:19.

local reports, this is being dealt with as seriously as any other

:20:20.:20:22.

terrorist attack would be dealt with. It is important the government

:20:23.:20:27.

takes a stance on that. This kind of attack plays directly into the

:20:28.:20:31.

terrorist agenda. Talk to us a little bit about how you stop these

:20:32.:20:38.

attacks, as their difficult to prevent seeing that cars are always

:20:39.:20:48.

on the streets. -- as they are. Absolutely. It is incredibly

:20:49.:20:52.

difficult. That is why Islamic State and other similar groups are going

:20:53.:20:55.

to replicate this kind of attack. Ultimately, getting your hands on a

:20:56.:20:59.

vehicle and driving on streets is something we all do and is virtually

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impossible to do without various adjustments to the architecture of

:21:04.:21:08.

streets in cities. It will be a constant challenge. But ultimately,

:21:09.:21:13.

in many of these incidences, there seems to be some reconnaissance and

:21:14.:21:23.

advanced planning. Efforts need to be made to stop that. That is not

:21:24.:21:28.

just in security measures, but bear in mind, here in London, we have

:21:29.:21:35.

more CCTV than anywhere else in the world. We need to try to engage with

:21:36.:21:43.

the antiterrorism hotline and report anything that could be in the

:21:44.:21:46.

lead-up to an attack. Thank you very much. We have heard so much. Sadiq

:21:47.:21:52.

Khan said the Metropolitan Police are responding to this horrific

:21:53.:21:59.

terror attack on Finsbury Park. We will hopefully speak to the Mayor of

:22:00.:22:04.

London later on BBC Breakfast. One has died and eight are being treated

:22:05.:22:09.

across three different hospitals. A 48-year-old man has been arrested

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and is in hospital himself this morning. He drove a fan into people

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outside a mosque in Finsbury Park this morning. -- van. You will

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understand we have to push things around this morning due to the

:22:25.:22:27.

breaking news. And now for the weather. Good morning. Another hot

:22:28.:22:31.

and sunny day for most of the UK. Most, because in the north-west, we

:22:32.:22:37.

have a weather front producing rain. Some will be heavy. But as we go

:22:38.:22:43.

south, it will change to fizzle. The chance of a sharp shower in southern

:22:44.:22:48.

Scotland, northern England, and Northern Ireland. You will see one

:22:49.:22:53.

or two showers pop in eastern England and around the Midlands.

:22:54.:22:59.

Again, it will be just an exception. As we go south, highs of 33 degrees

:23:00.:23:05.

in parts of the south-east. Through this evening and overnight, we will

:23:06.:23:09.

lose the showers. Dry weather around. We will bring in more cloud

:23:10.:23:14.

from the North Sea. It will be another sultry night. Sticky. 21 in

:23:15.:23:20.

Cardiff being the overnight low. More fresh further north. Through

:23:21.:23:25.

tomorrow, dry weather. The weather front will come south and things

:23:26.:23:31.

will freshen up behind it. Hull could be 10 degrees lower than

:23:32.:23:36.

today. We could see a high of dirty one in the south-west with a risk of

:23:37.:23:41.

showers later in the day. -- 31. Thank you. If you have been watching

:23:42.:23:47.

us, you will know that the programme is dominated I what happened in

:23:48.:23:51.

Finsbury Park. We will keep you up-to-date on that. In other news,

:23:52.:23:58.

we start discussions to leave the EU today with David Davis talking to

:23:59.:24:00.

Michel Barnier in Brussels. I want to get your response to what

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we have been speaking about this morning, the terrible attack in

:24:16.:24:21.

Finsbury Park. Yes, look, I think this terrorist attack is absolutely

:24:22.:24:25.

vile. And what it does is it actually will be welcomed by those

:24:26.:24:34.

who are the extremists perpetrating other terrorist attacks. This would

:24:35.:24:40.

appear to have been a revenge attack from what eyewitnesses are saying.

:24:41.:24:44.

And, of course, that is precisely the objective of terrorism. They

:24:45.:24:50.

want to divide us and ring hatred between different elements of our

:24:51.:24:55.

community. And it is so important we do not let them do that. We must

:24:56.:24:59.

stand united against all forms of hatred and all forms of terrorism. I

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am sure you can understand what we have been hearing from eyewitnesses

:25:05.:25:08.

concerned and worried, fearing for the rain safety, especially those

:25:09.:25:11.

Muslims who feel deliberately targeted by this. -- their own.

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Exactly. Eyewitness accounts have suggested this would appear to have

:25:18.:25:25.

been an Islamophobic attack. It was clearly directed against worshippers

:25:26.:25:28.

at the mosque. And if that is in fact the case, then those from

:25:29.:25:35.

Islamic State and Daesh will be cheering, because they do not care

:25:36.:25:39.

about the lives of the people that they mow down. They mow down

:25:40.:25:45.

indiscriminately, whether they are Muslim, Christian, Jew, or Hindu.

:25:46.:25:52.

They just want to destroy the way of life we have in this country, which

:25:53.:25:56.

is about tolerance, openness, engaging with each other in respect.

:25:57.:26:08.

That is what they want to destroy. And thus by this sort of revenge

:26:09.:26:12.

attack, as it would appear, this is exactly what terrorism wants to do,

:26:13.:26:15.

start further terrorism. We must not let it. It is horrible to talk to

:26:16.:26:20.

you about this on a day when it is the start of Brexit talks.

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Understandably, what has happened in Finsbury Park is the first thing we

:26:28.:26:34.

have to talk about. Can I ask you about two different points of view

:26:35.:26:38.

coming from Iran party in the last 24 hours? The Shadow Home Secretary

:26:39.:26:42.

yesterday, I will read you comment from him and John McDonnell as well.

:26:43.:26:47.

He supports leaving the single market and ending free movement, but

:26:48.:26:54.

wants to leave the custom union on the table. And John McDonnell said

:26:55.:26:58.

yesterday I don't care how we get it as long as we get access to the

:26:59.:27:11.

single market para free. -- tariff. There is obviously a difference in

:27:12.:27:14.

the Labour Party. What is happening? The first thing I want to say is

:27:15.:27:20.

today is an important day for the UK and Europe as a whole. I wish both

:27:21.:27:26.

David Davis and Michel Barnier well in these negotiations to be we want

:27:27.:27:31.

a positive outcome for both sides. -- negotiations. We want to do this

:27:32.:27:38.

positively. That is the first thing. With regards to the points you made,

:27:39.:27:42.

both of my colleagues are saying the same thing, it is outcomes that

:27:43.:27:48.

matter. It is the tariff free access to the single market, making sure we

:27:49.:28:01.

have no increased burdens, tariff burdens or non-tariff barriers to

:28:02.:28:03.

trade that is absolutely essential. That is what the government needs to

:28:04.:28:10.

negotiate. That is what my party needs to negotiate and what it would

:28:11.:28:15.

if it was in power. We need to talk about the structures and say it has

:28:16.:28:20.

to be this and it has to be that, that is secondary. The point is it

:28:21.:28:24.

has to be the best deal for jobs in the economy that we can possibly

:28:25.:28:28.

get. And that in a different way was exactly what both of my colleagues

:28:29.:28:32.

were saying. Thank you very much for your time this morning. I appreciate

:28:33.:28:40.

your time on that and talking about Finsbury Park as well this

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I'm back with the latest from the BBC London Newsroom

:32:03.:32:05.

Hello, this is Breakfast with Louise Minchin and Dan Walker.

:32:06.:32:14.

One man has been killed and eight people have been taken to hospital

:32:15.:32:18.

after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians near a mosque

:32:19.:32:21.

Theresa May has said police are treating the incident

:32:22.:32:31.

near Finsbury Park "as a potential terrorist attack" and counter

:32:32.:32:33.

The Prime Minister has also confirmed she will be chairing

:32:34.:32:37.

a meeting of the cabinet's emergency Cobra Committee later this morning.

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Breakfast's Graham Satchell is in Finsbury Park

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Graham, what's the scene like there at the moment?

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The resistance of depressing deja vu. We are once again standing at a

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police cordon. We are near the Arsenal football ground on Seven

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Sisters Road and next to two mosques. The Finsbury Park mosque

:33:15.:33:22.

and the Muslim Welfare House. Police initially described it as a major

:33:23.:33:26.

incident but as the night went on, very quickly I think in these

:33:27.:33:30.

circumstances, the police are now saying it is counterterrorism

:33:31.:33:33.

officers that are investigating. Theresa May is saying it a potential

:33:34.:33:38.

terrorist attack. No doubt amongst the people here who witnessed it,

:33:39.:33:41.

they think it was deliberate and targeted. The big difference this

:33:42.:33:46.

time, of course, compared to the other times when a man has driven a

:33:47.:33:50.

vehicle into people is that this was a white man and the victims were

:33:51.:33:54.

Muslim worshippers who had just come out other mosque. But have a quick

:33:55.:33:59.

chat with Hashem. He is from Tunisia, in which is not his best

:34:00.:34:04.

language. What did you see? I see the person with the car and many

:34:05.:34:13.

people. One person, I think he died and people with blood. When he

:34:14.:34:22.

stopped the car, one person from Algeria, he catch him out from the

:34:23.:34:28.

car and other guys, one Muslim guys, would them down and he told everyone

:34:29.:34:37.

not anyone beat him. Just waiting for the police. So he drove

:34:38.:34:43.

deliberately to this group of people. Did he aimed directly?

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Direct yes. Will you scared? Leigh yes, I was scared. First time I see

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like that. Blood. One person I see die, I never see like that. I want

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ambulance, something, I ask people move back. Think if talking to us.

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One of the many people who witnessed this terrible incident. We do now

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know that one person has died, aged people are injured and in three

:35:26.:35:28.

separate hospitals across North London. The man who has been

:35:29.:35:32.

arrested by police is currently in hospital but police say they will

:35:33.:35:36.

start questioning him once he is released and in police custody. That

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is green satchel he was outside the mosque in Finsbury Park this morning

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where the attack took place -- Graeme Satchell.

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Adil Rana was at the mosque when the attack took place

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As Wilson is, we do feel safe walking the streets. I have

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brothers, mothers. -- as Muslims. When we go out, we stay vigilant,

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stay safe. As Muslims, growing up in the UK, we don't feel safe to sing

:36:09.:36:11.

our religion and why is it like that? The question that is always

:36:12.:36:16.

asked in the medium, what can be done by the government for us to

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feel safe and the truth is that nothing. -- practising our religion.

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Nothing can be done about it, nothing at all.

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We also talked to Omar who was at the mosque breaking his fast. I came

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at sunset time to break my fast. I am praying. After that, I am just

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seeing the white band that is coming and crashing into people, people are

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on the floor, the people that there are trying to help and it is

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pandemonium. People screaming, people crying. Did it seem like a

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deliberate attack? Irra 100% that this was a deliberate attack on the

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Muslim community. -- 100%. The individual came in and ploughed into

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Muslims. We can hear now from two people

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who were close-by when it happened. I just saw people on the floor,

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people running left and right, it was chaos at literally, literally

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chaos. As he hit the people, one of them ran out and police came quick

:37:32.:37:37.

and thank God for the police, they can quick. A lot of people got hurt.

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It looked straight Lachie was towards Muslims. -- like he was

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going towards Muslims. He drove straight up the pavement and towards

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Muslims. He hit all of them and they think one of them died. One of them

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died straightaway. And then the rest are in a bad condition. How many

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people did you see lying injured in the ground. Seven or eight.

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Seriously injured. As the police came, I think they got it under

:38:19.:38:28.

control. A man was let loose defender telling us. We don't know

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if we are safe. We are seeing cars going about, I do know who it could

:38:33.:38:40.

be. Is this a terrorist? I literally saw the van, the doors were open. I

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heard the bang from inside. Literally, a came behind him. Next

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minute, the phone and making a snap a video, formed. -- boom.

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We can speak now to Cabinet member Michael Gove. What is your response

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given what has happened? I'm absolutely horrified it is

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disgusting. I really feel for those who have been caught up in it and

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they want to seem a decent sympathies to those who have been

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affected and those families who will be grieving as a result of this. The

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whole point is, these people who were at a place of worship and it

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should be absolutely sacrosanct. Everything about it looks like a

:39:36.:39:39.

terrorist act and am glad that the Prime Minister is getting all the

:39:40.:39:43.

top security team together at her Cobra meeting this morning to see

:39:44.:39:47.

exactly what we can do in order to provide reassurance and support to

:39:48.:39:52.

people who are grieving and who have lost, as a result of this

:39:53.:39:57.

unspeakable act of evil. Will be at -- will there be more police

:39:58.:40:01.

protection for worshippers? Given that we need adequate protection

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particularly for people who are at a special time, celebrating their

:40:09.:40:14.

faith. --I think we need adequate protection. People have the right to

:40:15.:40:23.

lead their lives in peace. We have heard from the Council of Britain

:40:24.:40:27.

this morning saying people in the Muslim committee would have seen

:40:28.:40:31.

this coming. What you say to that? We need to get all the facts that

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are absolutely sympathise to those that are affected by this and I

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think one of the things about Britain is that we ensure that

:40:40.:40:43.

individuals were going about their daily lives, whether they are

:40:44.:40:47.

worshipping, breaking their fast for celebrating their faith, should have

:40:48.:40:55.

the absolute guarantee and knowledge that they're secure and safe in

:40:56.:40:59.

Britain and valued in Britain. London already, we are all very

:41:00.:41:05.

aware, was in a sombre mood, particularly what happened at

:41:06.:41:09.

Grenfell Tower. Dew think the government response was tardy? -- do

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you think. Bello the Prime Minister has said the response all of --

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overall was not good enough -- the Prime Minister. I spent yesterday by

:41:18.:41:26.

the side of the fire site. I was also speaking to a teacher who had

:41:27.:41:31.

been directly affected. Some of the children who he cares for a missing

:41:32.:41:37.

at the moment. Those of us in government are understandably

:41:38.:41:42.

determined to make sure we act more effectively into speaking

:41:43.:41:44.

personally, I am distraught about what happened. I used to live very,

:41:45.:41:49.

very near to their and it is an area I know well and my heart goes out to

:41:50.:41:53.

those affected are the most important thing now is that we do

:41:54.:41:58.

everything we can as a government to make sure people are supported

:41:59.:42:03.

through this very difficult period. Why were recommendations not acted

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upon and will that change? I think we need to look exactly at that

:42:08.:42:11.

point you rates. Recommendations have been made in the past about how

:42:12.:42:16.

we can make people safer. It appears as though the recommendations did

:42:17.:42:19.

not have the effect they should have done. We have got to ask why and to

:42:20.:42:25.

learn from that. The reasonably more determined than me to get to the

:42:26.:42:28.

bottom of this because it is absolutely horrific and unforgivable

:42:29.:42:35.

situation to have in the heart of our capital in a 21st-century.

:42:36.:42:41.

Facing the terrible disaster and its aftermath. Right now, people are

:42:42.:42:45.

living in similar blocks so how soon can beat things be changed? Change

:42:46.:42:51.

can't come soon enough. -- how soon can things be changed? The Prime

:42:52.:42:56.

Minister is setting up a team of the very, best people to lecture we can

:42:57.:43:03.

provide support not just by the families affected in Kensington but

:43:04.:43:07.

also people in housing across the country with the reassurance that is

:43:08.:43:12.

definite. -- to make sure. Do you think the Prime Minister in this

:43:13.:43:16.

rate the public mood? Allan I think questions about mood at this --I

:43:17.:43:27.

think questions about mood are... Commentators can make judgements

:43:28.:43:30.

about this kind of thing. I think the most important thing for me to

:43:31.:43:34.

do as a politician is to play my part in making sure that change

:43:35.:43:38.

comes and that we safeguard and protect people in vulnerable

:43:39.:43:41.

circumstances. Important negotiations begin today with regard

:43:42.:43:44.

to Brexit. You think the government's that is weakened by

:43:45.:43:49.

what happened in the general election? The general election is

:43:50.:43:53.

not what I or any Conservative would have wanted that during the course

:43:54.:43:57.

of the election, Conservatives and Labour argued that we should leave

:43:58.:44:01.

the European Union. We should they longer be subjected to what is

:44:02.:44:04.

called the single market, effectively, the jurisdiction of the

:44:05.:44:07.

European Court of Justice. And that we should take back control of our

:44:08.:44:13.

laws, our borders and indeed take control of the opportunity to forge

:44:14.:44:17.

new trade deals. Even though the Conservatives don't have a majority,

:44:18.:44:21.

the majority of the people in the House of Commons were elected on the

:44:22.:44:25.

basis of making a success of Britain leaving the EU. You talk about

:44:26.:44:30.

commentators. Commentators in the Daily Telegraph and the Times today

:44:31.:44:34.

say Theresa May's position is still at risk. Would you throw your hat

:44:35.:44:38.

into the ring? Elena added is at risk all. --I don't think it is at

:44:39.:44:45.

risk at all. The point is, David Davis is going to Brussels today,

:44:46.:44:50.

making sure that the outcome of British people voted for just under

:44:51.:44:56.

a year ago is delivered and there is a series of Golden opportunities for

:44:57.:45:00.

us outside the EU. We can take back control of our fishing orders and

:45:01.:45:03.

lecture we have sea of opportunity out there so we can revive an

:45:04.:45:07.

industry that has suffered during the time we have been in the

:45:08.:45:11.

European Union. We can have better environmental protection and also

:45:12.:45:13.

make sure our farmers are better supported than before. We can have

:45:14.:45:16.

new trade deals with countries across the world which enabled the

:45:17.:45:20.

ingenuity and creativity of the British people to operate in a far

:45:21.:45:25.

broader canvas. Also, we can have politicians that are more directly

:45:26.:45:29.

accountable to all of us as a result of making sure that decisions which

:45:30.:45:34.

are intimately involved in the lives of all of us are taken here by

:45:35.:45:39.

people who are elected by us rather than distant politicians who we

:45:40.:45:45.

didn't choose and can't kick out. Do you have leadership ambitions? Note,

:45:46.:45:49.

is the short answer. More importantly, I need to make sure we

:45:50.:45:53.

can make a success of Britain leaving the EU. The important thing,

:45:54.:46:02.

I think, instead of looking at the commentator froth that you alluded

:46:03.:46:06.

to earlier, let's have a serious, to -- conversation about what is

:46:07.:46:10.

available to us being outside the EU.

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Michael Gove speaking about Brexit, his party, and the suspected terror

:46:17.:46:27.

attack outside Finsbury Park Mosque around midnight last night. Eight

:46:28.:46:33.

have been treated at three different hospitals, one has died, and a

:46:34.:46:38.

48-year-old man has been arrested after driving his van into these

:46:39.:46:44.

people outside of their mosque around midnight after they were

:46:45.:46:50.

praying overnight having broken their fast for Ramadan. We believe

:46:51.:47:05.

that the van was driven into people outside the Muslim Welfare House.

:47:06.:47:10.

They released a statement saying all of our prayers go to those injured

:47:11.:47:14.

and passed. The Muslim community is shocked. They have said they have

:47:15.:47:18.

worked hard for decades to build a peaceful and tolerant community and

:47:19.:47:22.

they condemn any act of hate to divide the unified community. They

:47:23.:47:34.

appeal for calm and say it is not helpful to speculate. They say they

:47:35.:47:38.

have met with the council and local MP, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, and

:47:39.:47:41.

thank them for their support. The programme is donated by that this

:47:42.:47:45.

morning, but we are trying to keep up-to-date with various things. --

:47:46.:47:49.

dominated. And that includes the weather. It is glorious. That is

:47:50.:47:55.

correct. It has been high temperatures for many of us this

:47:56.:48:00.

morning already. It is 23 already in Heathrow. Bristol, not far behind.

:48:01.:48:08.

Belfast, 15. For many of us today, sunny and warm, hot, depending on

:48:09.:48:14.

where you are. The other thing is the pollen level. It is high across

:48:15.:48:21.

the UK except in the north. That is where we have the weather front and

:48:22.:48:27.

rain. It is also between ten and 12. A fresh start for you. The extent of

:48:28.:48:33.

the sunshine you can see. The temperature will rise rapidly

:48:34.:48:37.

through the morning, reaching the high 20s into the low 30s for some

:48:38.:48:41.

of us. South-west England, certainly into the high 20s today. 29 here. A

:48:42.:48:50.

lot of sunshine. It will always be fresher on the coastline. In the

:48:51.:48:57.

south-east, 33. Some showers might develop in central and eastern

:48:58.:49:05.

areas. Hit and miss. If you see them in southern Scotland, there could be

:49:06.:49:09.

heavy. The same for Northern Ireland. Many will not have them all

:49:10.:49:13.

together. There will be dry weather around. It will be that bit more

:49:14.:49:18.

fresh. Wales once again. Highs of up to 29. Through the evening and

:49:19.:49:24.

overnight, the risk of showers tends to fade. A lot of dry weather

:49:25.:49:29.

around. It will be another sticky night, especially so across England

:49:30.:49:35.

and Wales. Cardiff, for example, not dropping lower than 20. Scotland,

:49:36.:49:39.

Northern Ireland, a weather front coming south. Fresh conditions

:49:40.:49:46.

following on behind. Tomorrow, this is the weather front. A week feature

:49:47.:49:49.

producing cloud in parts of eastern and central England. -- weak. Not as

:49:50.:49:58.

hot tomorrow. Hull, 10 degrees down on the day. The Wash as well. 20-

:49:59.:50:05.

21. The highest temperature is still in the south, especially the

:50:06.:50:09.

south-west of the you can see in these areas, south Wales, thundery

:50:10.:50:16.

showers. If you catch one, it will be heavy. Wednesday, rain in the

:50:17.:50:20.

north of the country. The heat will build from the south once more.

:50:21.:50:27.

Hull, Tuesday, dropping in temperature, picking up again on

:50:28.:50:32.

Wednesday. Will allow Scott, for the first part of the week right until

:50:33.:50:36.

Ladies Day, quite hot and still dry and sunny. -- Royal Ascot. Thank

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you. We will see you in half an hour. It is one of those mornings I

:50:45.:50:53.

am afraid we're giving you sad news. A band hit a cloud of pedestrians

:50:54.:51:01.

near midnight last night killing one person and injuring eight others. --

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van hit a crowd. We are joined by the Ramadan Organisation. It appears

:51:14.:51:15.

people were deliberately targeted in the attack. What is your response?

:51:16.:51:21.

Obviously shocking. Once again we are here. Innocent lives have been

:51:22.:51:25.

lost on our streets. We have to say enough is enough. It doesn't matter

:51:26.:51:32.

if it is Islamic State, far right extremism, human life is sacred. We

:51:33.:51:35.

have to reflect on our language, how we debate issues, we all have to

:51:36.:51:44.

come together. It is one year since Jo Cox. It brings it home to you

:51:45.:51:49.

that behind every political event, people are involved. I have not

:51:50.:51:57.

slept. Sorry. We appreciate that. It has been a long night and continues

:51:58.:52:03.

into a long morning for you as well. Can I read you something from the

:52:04.:52:06.

Chief Executive of the Muslim council? He says people in the

:52:07.:52:11.

community will have seen this happening. What does he mean? There

:52:12.:52:17.

is rampant Islamophobia. Look at the commentators, you know who they are,

:52:18.:52:21.

I will not name them, they do not reflect on the language they use. As

:52:22.:52:33.

I said, there is a comedy awry say, there is an increase in these events

:52:34.:52:41.

near mosques. -- dare I say. Many in the Muslim committee have been

:52:42.:52:49.

banging their heads against walls to ministers saying take this

:52:50.:52:51.

seriously. I hope the Prime Minister recognises that. There is feeling

:52:52.:52:57.

there this morning, as well as in London over the past few weeks. What

:52:58.:53:01.

would you say to them? Stay together and don't let terrorism divide us.

:53:02.:53:04.

Whatever your background is, whatever your faith, we are British

:53:05.:53:10.

people. Our values of tolerance and respect are stronger than them. You

:53:11.:53:15.

mentioned the murder of Jo Cox. Her husband, Brendan Cox, has been, as

:53:16.:53:21.

you said, he released a statement on social media this morning. He said

:53:22.:53:27.

when Islamic terrorists attack us, we seek out hate speech that keeps

:53:28.:53:43.

them going. We must do the same today for far right extremism. Yes.

:53:44.:53:47.

We have to call out these hate preachers. To show you my timeline,

:53:48.:53:55.

the amount of hatred I have received in the last 12 hours is shocking.

:53:56.:54:00.

But that is common for people in places like I hold. And now, our

:54:01.:54:13.

correspondent has been speaking to Amber Rudd about this. She was asked

:54:14.:54:20.

if the attacker was known. Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, said we do

:54:21.:54:24.

not know this at this stage. That is the latest we have from the Home

:54:25.:54:28.

Secretary, Amber Rudd, this morning, from our correspondent, Chris Mason.

:54:29.:54:33.

That story is dominating the programme. We will keep you

:54:34.:54:39.

up-to-date. But also the day, Brexit negotiations begin. -- today. What

:54:40.:54:45.

does it mean good morning. Good morning. I am in Manchester, at the

:54:46.:54:50.

markets. They are finishing up this morning. Dots of people have been

:54:51.:54:55.

buying produce. This is a wholesale market. -- lots. They have been

:54:56.:55:00.

buying stocks and supplies for restaurants and shops. I have been

:55:01.:55:05.

speaking to businesses about what they want to hear from Brexit

:55:06.:55:08.

negotiations and what they will involve. We have Natalie, who helps

:55:09.:55:14.

people negotiate, including companies all over the world. What

:55:15.:55:18.

is the key? Managing complexity. That is a huge issue. We had years

:55:19.:55:25.

of negotiations to come. Many issues to be negotiated. We have to be

:55:26.:55:30.

flexible and manage this. Two years will not be enough. We have to be

:55:31.:55:35.

flexible on the timeline. What are the key things you are saying to

:55:36.:55:40.

people when you advise them? Being prepared, planning effectively,

:55:41.:55:44.

understanding all of the issues, and recognising it is not always the

:55:45.:55:47.

really big issues that will swing whether a deal gets done, it is

:55:48.:55:52.

often the more small issues that no one thinks about that will hold

:55:53.:55:56.

things up. We will see this happen over the months and years to come

:55:57.:56:00.

with things we did not anticipate being as big as they are. It will

:56:01.:56:04.

take longer than we think? The divorce proceedings, the Brexit

:56:05.:56:09.

proceedings, it is meant to be two years but I think it will be longer.

:56:10.:56:13.

The trade deals after that as well. All of this is creating uncertainty.

:56:14.:56:18.

We have talked about this before. Businesses worry about uncertainty.

:56:19.:56:23.

What else are the worrying about? What they are looking at is

:56:24.:56:28.

uncertainty and stability and clarity. That is difficult in an

:56:29.:56:31.

environment like this. Governments can help by stressing the importance

:56:32.:56:37.

of the economy during the heart of the Brexit negotiations. The

:56:38.:56:40.

messages we have gotten from the government is highly political. It

:56:41.:56:44.

is not clear that the economic and business means are at the forefront.

:56:45.:56:51.

This could take ages. It could. The government could help spelling out

:56:52.:56:56.

the kinds of things it is looking for in this. They have been clear

:56:57.:57:01.

since the Prime Minister talked about this. Getting outside of the

:57:02.:57:07.

EU, the single market, et cetera. We have to talk about the roots of how

:57:08.:57:12.

we get where we are today. It is about getting the benefits of the

:57:13.:57:19.

deal. Thank you for your time this morning. That is

:57:20.:00:38.

I'm back with the latest from the BBC London Newsroom

:00:39.:00:41.

Hello, is Breakfast, with Louise Minchin and Dan Walker...

:00:42.:00:48.

A van drives into a crowd of pedestrians near a north London

:00:49.:00:51.

mosque, killing one person and injuring several others.

:00:52.:00:56.

This is a terrorist attack, whether he's a Muslim or a Christian, this

:00:57.:01:03.

is a terrorist attack. The attack happened

:01:04.:01:06.

just after midnight. Many of the victims are believed

:01:07.:01:08.

to have just finished evening prayers after breaking

:01:09.:01:10.

their Ramadan fast. This is the scene there this

:01:11.:01:11.

morning, as police continue to deal with what they describe

:01:12.:01:18.

as a "major incident". Good morning, it's Monday

:01:19.:01:35.

the 19th of June, we'll have the latest from Finsbury Park

:01:36.:01:37.

throughout the programme. Historic talks begin in Brussels

:01:38.:01:39.

today to take Britain out of the European Union,

:01:40.:01:46.

the government says it marks the start of a new partnership

:01:47.:01:49.

with the EU. Good morning and while the

:01:50.:02:03.

politicians start talking I've come to Smith mailed -- Smithfield Market

:02:04.:02:08.

to talk to businesses about what they want from the discussions.

:02:09.:02:14.

Temperatures will peak at 33 degrees in the south-east, the rain easing

:02:15.:02:24.

as we go through the day, but feeling fresher in some areas. I'll

:02:25.:02:27.

have more in 15 minutes. One man has been killed and eight

:02:28.:02:31.

people have been taken to three separate hospitals after a van drove

:02:32.:02:37.

into a crowd of pedestrians Theresa May has said police

:02:38.:02:40.

are treating the incident near Finsbury Park "as a potential

:02:41.:02:44.

terrorist attack" and counter The Prime Minister has also

:02:45.:02:46.

confirmed she will be chairing a meeting of the cabinet's emergency

:02:47.:02:50.

Cobra Committee later this morning. Police first received calls

:02:51.:02:56.

at around twenty past midnight of reports that a vehicle had

:02:57.:02:58.

collided with pedestrians Many of the victims are believed

:02:59.:03:00.

to have just left evening prayers, The Metropolitan Police say

:03:01.:03:05.

the driver of the van - a 48 year old man -

:03:06.:03:11.

has been arrested. The Seven Sisters Road

:03:12.:03:14.

in North London just after midnight. This footage filmed by an eyewitness

:03:15.:03:22.

was recorded moments after a van mounted the pavement

:03:23.:03:25.

and struck several pedestrians. The streets had been filled

:03:26.:03:31.

with worshippers who just left evening prayers at the Finsbury Park

:03:32.:03:35.

mosque and the nearby He looked straight,

:03:36.:03:37.

he looked straight like it He basically drove on the pavement,

:03:38.:03:44.

coming straight towards all the Muslims, and as he was coming

:03:45.:03:51.

to them, he hit all of them. Within hours, the Muslim Council

:03:52.:03:55.

of Britain claimed the van was Police say the driver,

:03:56.:03:57.

a 48-year-old man, was found by members of the public and handed

:03:58.:04:02.

over to officers to be arrested. He has since been taken

:04:03.:04:07.

to hospital as a precaution. And I saw a large crowd

:04:08.:04:10.

of people on the pavement. I learned after that a van

:04:11.:04:23.

that was standing by the traffic lights was the van that mowed

:04:24.:04:26.

the people down. Several ambulances were on the scene

:04:27.:04:28.

soon afterwards with trauma teams Theresa May says police are treating

:04:29.:04:41.

this as a potential terrorist attack. The local MP and Labour

:04:42.:04:46.

leader Jeremy Corbyn said he'd been in touch with Islington Council and

:04:47.:04:50.

local mosques in the area. This morning the scene remained sealed

:04:51.:04:54.

off as counterterrorism officers for the third time in as many months to

:04:55.:04:59.

investigate a vehicle driven into people on London streets with deadly

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consequences. Craig Dawson, BBC News.

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Breakfast's Graham Satchell is in Finsbury Park

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A very hefty police presence there this morning.

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You can see police vans obscuring the view, we are close to Arsenal

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football ground, something terribly familiar at about this, another

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vehicle driven into a group of innocent bystanders on a pavement,

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this time the key difference, it was a fight man driving a white van who

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targeted Muslim worshippers who had just been to a mosque. To give you a

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quick idea, there are two mosques here, Muslim well for house, one

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most people were standing outside and Finsbury Park mosque. Let's talk

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to all Mahut has been here all night, tell me what you saw.

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Obviously I had been in the locality praying and breaking my fast in the

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mosque, I ate a little bit more afterwards, I came out, I went to

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the shop, when I came back I have seen pandemonium break-out, people

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calling me and asking me your defence we parked and I am telling

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them, I've seen come off lots of cold... The assailant being held,

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you understand, by people, the local community. I have seen people

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screaming, crying, total anarchy. And I saw police grab the individual

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and arrest him as well. From what you could tell, did this look to use

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like a deliberate, targeted attack? There's no doubt in my mind this was

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definitely targeted towards the Muslim community that live here.

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There are two mosques here, we are in the last ten days of Ramadan, the

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mosques will be more overloaded than they usually aren't because the

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mosque becomes packed during the last ten days of the night, you

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understand, when that is happening, this individual, he sees Muslims,

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innocent, pride, law-abiding citizens and he has targeted them,

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you understand? What it's done to the community, it's absolutely

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destroyed the community, devastated, the community is deeply saddened. Or

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more, thank you so much. You have been up all night and witnessed

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terrible things. The police are saying that this man is now in

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hospital. -- Omar. He will be questioned once he is released from

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hospital and I am just going to be joined, actually, by Abdul. Good

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morning. I understand you were involved in wrestling this man out

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of his vehicle, can you tell me more? The man came from his van to

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run away and two more... I don't know, bad to the people, and people

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were coming over behind him to get him down to the ground. He came past

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my side, I tackled him down to the ground. With the help of other

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people, so we managed to... You got him on the ground? What was he

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saying? He was saying when he was running, I am going to kill more

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people. Then he was on the ground I asked him, why did you do that, why?

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Innocent people. And he goes, I want to kill Muslims. I want to kill

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Muslims. And kill me. And I said why did you do that? A terrifying

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incident to be involved in. It is. I thought, I was just... In my

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imagination... I was just, like, people on the floor. Do you think

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this was a deliberate attack, did you feel you are being targeted?

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100%. The way he was driving on the corner, when we were on the floor

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with the old man who was trying, trying to get him CPR... We should

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explain, you had come out of the mosque... We came next, where it

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happened, coffee, me and my friends were meeting, we saw this man on the

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floor, we said let's go and see him... It was completely separate,

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an elderly man had collapsed and you were helping him? We were helping

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him, there was a little crowd of people. Some people were saying,

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maybe he thought there was a mosque, he saw the crowd. That's why he

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turned on the corner of it. I don't know how I managed to escape. Can I

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ask you one more question, we've heard various reports there were

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three people in the van? I could only see one person come out from

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the van. He was a big man. Very strong, big man, very strong. That's

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why there were other people trying to get him hold... When I tackled

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him, we put him on the ground until the police came and thank God, when

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the police came, there was still some emotion, with the guys over

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him, they were sad, there was a man trying to give CPR, he already was

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on the ground and the van, that just made it worse. Can I ask you this

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question, do you feel safe on the streets? I don't know, I'm not sure

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to be honest with you. If we all come together, we can be safe.

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Abdul, thank you very much for talking to us. Incredibly brave man.

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To reiterate, the police do now have this man in custody and once he is

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released from hospital, they said they will question him. The Home

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Secretary Amber Rudd is describing this as a terrorist attack. Back to

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you. What a horrible attack, Abdul

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talking there about how you he and a group of people tackled this man. He

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is now in custody, he is being treated in hospital, police will

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question him shortly. He wasn't alone, incredibly brave stories we

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are hearing from people who were there last night. Graham Satchel

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mentioned Amber Rudd, a short time ago she gave her reaction.

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Unfortunately we have again woken up to another terrible incident in

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London for a man has taken hold of a van and driven it into a group of

:11:50.:11:53.

innocent people instance we park. There is one fatality that we know

:11:54.:11:58.

about and a number of casualties, and the police are treating it as a

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terrorist incident. We know police -- we know police were on hand

:12:05.:12:08.

immediately and are treating it as a suspected terrorist event and that

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is a normal procedure, we will see whether they confirmed that later

:12:13.:12:16.

this morning. It was treated immediately as a suspected terrorist

:12:17.:12:19.

attack, we must allow the police to deal with the facts and they will

:12:20.:12:23.

make sure they make those facts available as soon as they can. Our

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priority must be to support the people who have even the victims of

:12:27.:12:31.

this and to make sure the investigation is done with all due

:12:32.:12:34.

speed and professionalism. We are concerned about everybody, you know,

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Londoners have been hit with a series of attacks and have been

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nothing short of heroic. We will always make sure that everybody is

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protected, we have a places of worship fund of which we announced

:12:50.:12:53.

last summer which is there to protect places of worship like

:12:54.:12:57.

mosques and we will make sure we do all we can to reduce these sort of

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attacks. The Prime Minister Wiltshire Cobra later today, we will

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allow police and the counterterrorism police involved to

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make sure the investigation continues and we will continue to

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keep people aware of what progress has been made. When we speak to

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emergency services during this series of attacks we always ask them

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for additional support they need. Actually they have generally

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confirmed to us, I spoke to a number of them over the weekend recently,

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that they do have sufficient resources because there's a of

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mutual aid of works, people supporting each other, that went to

:13:33.:13:35.

help people in Manchester, that helps people in London and its

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working but we will always keep it under review to ensure that

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emergency services have all the support they need so that they can

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support the communities affected. That was the Home Secretary Amber

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Rudd, we may interrupt whatever we are doing in the next few is, we

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expect a from New Scotland Yard, bear that in mind if you are

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watching us. Let's get the latest

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from our Political Correspondent, We are getting used to this,

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unfortunately, the government involved in a Cobra committing --

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committee meeting. The Prime Minister chairing that in the coming

:14:31.:14:34.

hours, she released a statement in the middle of the night saying there

:14:35.:14:37.

would be a Cobra committee meeting this morning, what tends to happen

:14:38.:14:42.

is that such meetings involve senior ministers at a government level,

:14:43.:14:47.

senior officials and civil servants, often the police and intelligence

:14:48.:14:50.

agencies are represented as well. We expect that to happen this morning.

:14:51.:14:54.

Some further reaction to bring you in the last couple of minutes from

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the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn but also crucially, the local MP in

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Finsbury Park, saying he was shocked by this horrific and cruel attack in

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Finsbury Park which is being treated as an act of terror. He offered his

:15:07.:15:11.

condolences to the family and friends of the man who died and

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those who have been injured, he says as the local MP is met with Muslim

:15:15.:15:18.

community leaders at the muslin well for house alongside the leader of

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this into an counsel Richard Watts, the council Chief Executive and the

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Metropolitan Police, he adds Mr Watts, the council leader and Mr

:15:28.:15:30.

Corbyn will attend prayers at things we Park mosque later today. We are

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watching pictures while we talk to you, in fact we are expecting a

:15:36.:15:40.

statement from New Scotland Yard from police there in the next few

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minutes. We have heard there are calls for extra police and the Mayor

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of London, city can say The Met had deployed extra police to reassure

:15:50.:15:51.

communities especially those observing Ramadan. Clearly the

:15:52.:15:57.

police are under a huge amount of pressure across the UK but

:15:58.:16:01.

articulate in London, with the recent terror attacks and the tower

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block fire last week. The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan provide an

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extensive statement on Facebook over night saying he had spoken to the

:16:10.:16:14.

Metropolitan Police as you would expect, extra police being deployed

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to reassure communities especially those observing Ramadan and you

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heard in that interview with the Home Secretary, questions about

:16:23.:16:25.

police resources, she says they tell her they have adequate money,

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adequate resources, adequate manpower to deal with the challenges

:16:31.:16:34.

they face at the moment because of this system of mutual aid, forces

:16:35.:16:38.

will lend people to other forces when a particular force in a

:16:39.:16:42.

particular area is facing a particular pressure. But you can

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imagine the extent to which that will become a pressing political

:16:46.:16:48.

issue in the next few weeks, you have seen a different Jeremy Corbyn

:16:49.:16:52.

is in his response to the tower block fire, resources to the urgency

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services, given the they are under, will lead to a rise... Chris Mason,

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thank you. We may speak to you later.

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We are awaiting a police statement from outside New Scotland Yard. We

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will return to the scene of that horrific incident which took place

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last night outside Finsbury Park. If you're just turning on your

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television for the first timement one person has died and eight people

:17:25.:17:29.

are being treated in three different hospitals after a 48-year-old man

:17:30.:17:32.

who is in police custody has driven a van into a group of Muslim

:17:33.:17:37.

worshippers who were outside a mosque around about the seven stars

:17:38.:17:42.

area in Finsbury Park. There is one mosque on one side of the road and

:17:43.:17:45.

another on the other side of the road and it was outside one of those

:17:46.:17:49.

that there was a group of worshippers who had broken their

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fast for Ramadan and who had come out from players and that van was

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driven into them, killing one and injuring eight.

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Let's speak to our Home Affairs Correspondent, Daniel Sanford

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who is in Finsbury Park for us this morning.

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There is a massive counter-terrorism operation now in place down there.

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There is. You can't really see because of the vans in the way, but

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on the road just behind us, there are forensic officers already

:18:19.:18:21.

starting their work trying to pick up any bits of evidence that have

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been left behind by this white van as it made its journey towards

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killing this man and injuring eight others. Just a little bit on the

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geography. It seems as if the incident took place on a street

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called Wadcoat Street. It's a dead end street, but it's an area where

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during Ramadan the people who spill out of both the mosques that you

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were talking about here tend to gather. It's a small dead end

:18:52.:18:54.

street. People set out portable chairs there and sit and eat

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together and chat together. There is a cafe nearby and what happened is

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that this white van made its way up in the bus lane, an area not

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normally used by normal traffic and then took a sharp left into this

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dead end street, ploughing into a group of people waiting between the

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first prayers of the night and the second prayers of the night and the

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man who was apparently driving that van was grabbed by people there. He

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was held in a headlock until police eventually arrived and according to

:19:30.:19:33.

some witnesses he was saying, "Kill me. Kill me my job is done." The

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police say they detained a 48-year-old man. Daniel Sandford,

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thank you. We were some of those incredible

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accounts, terrifying. One of those grabbed the man out of the white van

:19:49.:19:52.

and held him on the floor until the police arrived. Yes, with no

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thoughts for their own safety. It must have been horrible to have been

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involved in that and those eight people who have been injured are

:20:06.:20:08.

treated in four separate hospitals and the man who was arrested is

:20:09.:20:11.

being treated in hospital at the moment and police will be

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questioning him. We are expecting a police statement. We're not sure of

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the timings of the statement, but we've got our camera there. As soon

:20:18.:20:22.

as it happens we will bring it to you here on BBC Breakfast. We are

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trying to keep you up-to-date with other things including the weather

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and Carol can tell us how it has been.

:20:31.:20:33.

Good morning. Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far.

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Today, it is likely to be hotter which is 33 Celsius.

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Now, for many of the UK, we are looking, many parts of the UK, it is

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going to be sunny. It is going to be hot, but there is an exception and

:20:52.:20:54.

that's across the far north of Scotland. Here we've got a weather

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front so temperatures will be lower, but across many parts of England and

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Wales, Southern Scotland, we're looking at highs in the high 20s, or

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indeed, for some, the low 30s. Pollen levels today are also very

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high more or less across-the-board, the exception being where we have a

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weather front and the weather front is producing some rain, but that

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rain will fizzle as we go through the day. But as the weather front

:21:18.:21:22.

sinks south, fresher conditions follow on from behind, but there

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will be a lot of sunshine. Strong sunshine, UV levels, are very high

:21:27.:21:30.

across many parts particularly the south today as well. So these are

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the kind of temperature values you can expect. Inland, we're looking up

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to 33 Celsius. Along the coast, it will be cooler with sea breezes

:21:39.:21:42.

developing. There is a chance we could see the odd shower develop too

:21:43.:21:46.

across eastern and central England. It could be thundery, but most of us

:21:47.:21:52.

will miss them. There is a higher risk across Southern Scotland and

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Northern Ireland, but here you will be unlucky if you catch one. The

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rain across the north does continued to fizzle leaving cloud in its wake.

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One or two showers for Northern Ireland, but most missing them. Most

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staying dry with highs into the high teens. Then we're back into

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temperatures in the 20s. We're going to interrupt you. The police

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statement Sadly, Londoners are waking up to the news of another

:22:18.:22:20.

dreadful incident in the capital that has left a number of people

:22:21.:22:25.

seriously injured. The attack unfolded whilst a man was already

:22:26.:22:29.

receiving first aid from public at the scene and sadly that man has

:22:30.:22:35.

died. Any causative link between his death and the attack will form part

:22:36.:22:39.

of our investigation. It is too early to state if his death was as a

:22:40.:22:46.

result of this attack. Our thoughts, are absolutely with all of those

:22:47.:22:51.

affected by the inside at Seven Sisters Road and their family,

:22:52.:22:54.

friends and the wider community. No matter what the motivation for this

:22:55.:22:58.

attack proves to be, we are keeping an open mind. This is being treated

:22:59.:23:02.

as a terrorist attack and the Counter Terrorism Command is

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investigating. This was an attack on London and all Londoners and we

:23:08.:23:11.

should all stand together against extremists whatever their cause.

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From 21 minutes past midnight this morning, police received a number of

:23:17.:23:21.

calls to Seven Sisters Road following a van having collided with

:23:22.:23:26.

pedestrians. Officers were in the vicinity at the time. Actually as

:23:27.:23:31.

the attack unfolded and they responded instantly. Additional

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officers were on scene within ten minutes. One man, as I've said, was

:23:36.:23:41.

pronounced dead add the scene. Eight others are in hospital and two more

:23:42.:23:46.

were treated at the scene. All the victims were from the Muslim

:23:47.:23:52.

community. I'd like to prays the police officers who immediately

:23:53.:23:54.

responded who gave life-saving treatment at the scene, but also

:23:55.:23:58.

very much those members of the public who assisted before and after

:23:59.:24:04.

this incident. Also at the scene detained by members of that

:24:05.:24:07.

community was the man suspected of being the driver during this attack.

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He has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. I would like to

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thank those people who helped police in detaining the man and worked with

:24:19.:24:23.

officers to calmly and quickly get him into our custodiment their

:24:24.:24:25.

restraint in the circumstances is commendable. This investigation is

:24:26.:24:30.

ongoing and we are working fast to know the full details of how and why

:24:31.:24:36.

it took place. At this early stage of the investigation, no other

:24:37.:24:39.

suspects have been identified or reported to police. And there were

:24:40.:24:43.

no reports of any people having suffered any knife injuries. The van

:24:44.:24:49.

used has been examined by specialist officers, but nothing that would

:24:50.:24:53.

cause a risk to the public was found within it. Extra policing resources

:24:54.:24:58.

have been deployed across London in order to reassure communities

:24:59.:25:01.

especially those observing Ramadan at this very sensitive time. I would

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urge everyone to remain calm and remain vigilant. I ask the public

:25:09.:25:13.

with any information about this incident or anything, that causes

:25:14.:25:22.

them concern or suspicion to call the police on 0800789321.

:25:23.:25:27.

Obviously this is a very early stage of the investigation. However, as

:25:28.:25:31.

and when I can make more information available, I will. This has been an

:25:32.:25:37.

incredibly challenging tile for London and the emergency services

:25:38.:25:41.

are stretched. Nevertheless, we will all do absolutely everything we can

:25:42.:25:45.

with our partners to protect Londoners and our city. Now is a

:25:46.:25:50.

time once again for London to stand together to face those who seek to

:25:51.:25:55.

divide us. Thank you. I can take a couple of questions.

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REPORTER: Was this immediately considered a terrorist attack? Given

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the methodology and given what was occurring and what happened across

:26:04.:26:06.

the country, this had all the hallmarks of a terrorist incident.

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That's why the Counter Terrorism Command were called out to

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investigate. REPORTER: Can you give us more

:26:13.:26:15.

details on how the suspect was detained by members of the public?

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What actually happened? There has been a lot of images put out by the

:26:20.:26:23.

media as and when he was detained. It seems to me at the time he was

:26:24.:26:27.

quickly and calmly given over to the police and put into custody. I think

:26:28.:26:31.

as I've said I think that was commendable by members of the

:26:32.:26:35.

community who must have been incredibly shaken and incredibly

:26:36.:26:38.

scared and incredibly angry and I'd like to thank them and what it

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proves to me is Londoners will act together to protect themselves, but

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they will do so in a way that doesn't feed into terrorist and

:26:46.:26:49.

extremists hands. Can you give us anymore details about how serious

:26:50.:26:52.

the injuries are those to in hospital? No, it's too early to say

:26:53.:26:57.

and the hospital and NHS England will be updating later on the

:26:58.:27:01.

condition of the casualties. At least two are very serious. Again,

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our thoughts go out to the families and their friends who must be very

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shaken at this time. INAUDIBLE

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Have they been able to integrate him? That will be a priority of our

:27:19.:27:23.

investigation. As soon as he is in our custody and been through our

:27:24.:27:28.

formal custody procedures, he will be questioned as part of the

:27:29.:27:34.

investigation. . Eyewitnesses said they saw other people running away

:27:35.:27:43.

after the attack. INAUDIBLE

:27:44.:27:45.

Right, let me be very clear at this time. That was obviously a very key

:27:46.:27:50.

line of inquiry for us right at the start of this investigation. From

:27:51.:27:53.

what we are seeing and from witnesses are reporting to us, there

:27:54.:27:57.

was nobody else in the van and it appears at this time this attacker

:27:58.:28:02.

attacked alone. That's not to say that we are not investigating the

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full circumstances of how he came to be where he was and at this point in

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time there was nobody else in the van.

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Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen, thank you.

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That's a statement from the police. Just to give you a summary really.

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They are saying it's too early to say if the man who died was as a

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result of the attack. It is being treated as a terrorist attack and he

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went don't to say that it was an attack on London and all Londoners.

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Yes, he said, that was deputy Deputy Assistant Commissioner. He said

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interestingly that there were officers on the scene immediately

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giving emergency care as well. Others arrived on the scene within

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ten minutes. He confirmed that all victims were from the Muslim

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community, one died at the scene. Eight others are being treated in

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hospital and he did say as well, you might of caught that at the end that

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two of the eight are in what he called a very serious condition. He

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went out of his way, didn't he, to praise members of the public because

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we have been hearing from them all morning saying how they helped to

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detain this man and he particularly praised them for the bravery and

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also for the restraint under the circumstances which he said was

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commendable. And also saying it's an incredibly challenging time for

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London. We have been hearing this morning and speaking to number of

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people at the scene and to the Muslim Council of Britain saying how

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there is fear in the community and he says there will be extra

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resources across London being deployed particularly at this time

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when Muslims will be observing Ramadan. We will have more in the

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next few minutes. It is time to get the news, the travel

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next few minutes. It is time to get later. A high 32 Celsius.

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Hello, this is Breakfast with Louise Minchin and Dan Walker.

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One man has been killed and eight people have been taken to hospital,

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after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians near

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In the last few minutes the Metropolitan police said the

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incident has all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack. The Prime Minister

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will chair a meeting of the emergency Cobra committee later this

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morning. Breakfast's Graham Satchell

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is in Finsbury Park Hearing so many eyewitness accounts.

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So many people saw what happened, didn't they? Good morning. Yes,

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there is a whole crowd of people here. I'm going to talk to one

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person who was here overnight, Abdel-Rahman. Can you tell us what

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you saw? What I saw was a horrible attack on innocent people this

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morning. There was an old man laying down on the floor, I think you had a

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heart attack. This was before the attack happened? Yes, a man on the

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floor. Me and my friends were going to meet for a coffee after prayer.

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We went to help them, give him CPR. We circled him. Within minutes, this

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horrible man who was driving at speed, just turned on us and went

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over the people. He drove straight into you? He drove straight into us,

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yes. I managed to put my head up. I survived, thank God. Other people,

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my friends, got hurt. I was in hospital. I am praying they get

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better. My condolences to the old man, to his family. What happened

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next? There was an injection. We rented him. Before he can drive

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back, reverse. He came out and he tried to run. He came back my way. I

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took on to the floor. I held him on the ground. Me and other people as

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well. Until police came. You tackled him on the floor? Tackled him on the

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floor until the police came. What was he saying? He said he wanted to

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kill more people, he wanted to kill more Muslims. I asked him why he was

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doing this. I said, you're trying to kill innocent people, why? He wanted

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a kill more Muslims. He said, kill me. I asked him again, there are

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innocent people underneath the van. I was trying to hold on ground.

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There were other people running to pull the van. The Home Secretary has

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called this a terrorist attack. How would you describe it? Yes, I would

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describe it the same thing as they did. It was deliberately meant to

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attack innocent people. Whoever attacks innocent people, whether

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Muslim or non-Muslim, if you are going to harm innocent people, there

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is only a terror person who will do that. You are a very brave man. Well

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done. Thank you. Abdel-Rahman, who was part of the

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group who tackled this man. I wouldn't -- say undoubtedly helped

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to save lives. We do know that one man has died and a people are in

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hospital. The driver of the van is also in hospital. But he is in

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police custody. He will be questioned as soon as he is

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released. We will be back with grey men a few

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minutes. We have been hearing as well from the police. We heard from

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the deputy assistant commissioner. The attack on folded twice a man was

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already receiving first aid from the public at the scene. Sadly that man

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has died. Any causative link between his death and the attack will form

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part of our investigation. It is too early to say that his death was as a

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result of this attack. Our frauds are absolutely with all of those

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affected by the incident at seven sisters Rd. -- our thoughts. And the

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families, friends and wider community. No matter what the

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motivation for this attack proves to be, we are keeping an open mind.

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This is being treated as a terrorist attack. The Counter Terrorism

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Command is investigating. This was an attack on London and all

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Londoners. We should all stand together against extremists,

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whatever their cause. From 21 minutes past midnight this morning,

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police received a number of calls to seven Sisters Rd following a van

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having collided with pedestrians. Officers were in the immediate

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vicinity at the time, actually as the attack unfolded, and they

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responded instantly. Additional officers were on scene within ten

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minutes. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. Eight others are in

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hospital. And two more were treated at the scene. All of the victims

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were from the Muslim community. I would like to praise the police

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officers who immediately responded, who gave life-saving treatment at

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the scene. But also, very much those members of the public who assisted

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before and after this incident. That was the latest statement from

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the police. They say the man they have arrested has been arrested on

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suspicion of attempted murder. We have heard these extraordinary

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accounts this morning at how they managed to tackle this man and help

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the police. The police very much saying, thank you for your support.

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They were talking about the commendable restraint in the

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circumstances. We will be speaking to the Muslim

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Council of Britain in a moment. Extra resources across London

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deployed for those who have been observing Ramadan. We want to talk

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about security issues. Police say nobody else was in the

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van. What can you tell us about what we do know? Welcome at the moment it

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is very limited. Whatever information that is coming through

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at the moment is fairly sketchy. It is from a variety of sources. I have

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spoken to some of the locals. Various conflicting reports. All I

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can draw from my analysis of the situation is this was well planned,

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this was intended to cause as much harm as possible. And therefore, I

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think it is very clear it is obviously a terrorist attack. But by

:40:29.:40:33.

whom? Ultimately the group or individual this person has been

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inspired by his plane directly into the Islamic State and extremist

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agenda, who have taken credit for many of these attacks we have seen

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of late. With your expertise, what makes you think it was well-planned

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particularly? It is particularly the time the

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actual attack has taken place. We are in the period of Ramadan.

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Inevitably those following Ramadan are fasting during daylight hours.

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It is after daylight hours they will be able to go to worship, eat and

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break their past. This was a perfect opportunity for that person with mal

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intent to have the largest congregation of locals in one

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vicinity, particularly outside this particular location. There were

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congregated in the street, therefore with a vehicle, as we have seen on

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many different attacks in the past, it is very easy for them to take as

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many casualties and fatalities as they can.

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We know this particular man is in police custody. What will their

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priorities be, the police? Well, the really important thing is that he

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has been taken alive. That is fantastically useful for the

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authorities in their subsequent interviews of him. He is apparently

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being medically treated. That is standard. For many reasons that has

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to be done to ensure he is robust enough to be able to be interviewed

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as quickly as possible, to try and determine if there are are any

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others who can be connected to him, could be part of a larger cell

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group. And get as much valuable intelligence as possible. It will be

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not just the standard passes as we hear so much about the wake of

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terrorist events, where it is looking at non-associates, cellular

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footprint, digital footprint, no doubt going to his residence and

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those nearing to determine what they can, but having the suspect actually

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alive is very valuable. Extra police forces have been deployed across

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London but how can you protect members of the public from this kind

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of attack? This is the massive challenge right now. And again, this

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is something which will require a lot of deep thinking. There are

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certain security measures that have been developed over time to protect

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against hostile vehicles. They include ramps blockades. All kinds

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of street furniture that can be deployed. But ultimately, this also

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has to consider potentially be re-architecture and read planning of

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certain areas, particularly where there could be a large pedestrian

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footfall. There are thousands if not millions of cars on the road every

:43:23.:43:27.

day in the United Kingdom. We need to address this pragmatically. Be

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careful not to be knee jerk in our reaction. Thankfully, at this stage,

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the attacks of terrorist euthanising vehicles, causing harm to the

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general public, are still much lower than those created by cars in an

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everyday sense. That is not to say this wasn't an horrific attack and

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there shouldn't be measures put in place. But it has to be thought

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through very carefully. Will Geddis, thank you very indeed.

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Let's get some more reaction to the main story now. Joining us from our

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London newsroom is the assistant secretary of the Muslim Council of

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Britain. Thank you for your time. I appreciate you holding on. Listening

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to the Metropolitan police and our security effort -- expert. Can I ask

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you for your reaction to this awful news? I think we are all shocked at

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what has happened. This has affected Muslim communities near that mask,

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Muslim Welfare House across the country. This is something that is

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shocking. The fact that it might happen at other gatherings across

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the country. Muslims are gathering every single evening to break their

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fast and for the night prior that happened in this situation. That

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will be continuing every day. People have already raised serious concerns

:44:48.:44:53.

over their safety and the fear this might happen again. That is why we

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welcome very much what the Metropolitan police and a Sadiq can

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have said, that there will be extra policing to reassure people. That is

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what we need right now. We have been hearing from several eyewitnesses

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and people from your organisation as well, talking about the fact that

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Muslims field deliberately targeted. There is genuine fear? Very much so.

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Many Muslim communities for a long time have felt the rise in hate

:45:23.:45:26.

crime against Muslims is a reality that has been under reported,

:45:27.:45:31.

misunderstood and not dealt with in the same way against -- as bigotry

:45:32.:45:36.

against other communities. This is a transformative moment where

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hopefully this will mean that action will be taken to tackle hate crime,

:45:40.:45:44.

and that the rise in hate crime against Muslims taking place in

:45:45.:45:48.

recent years that has reached a worrying situation yesterday.

:45:49.:45:54.

What can be done to stop something like this? We are hearing from the

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Met police there will be extra resources across London,

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particularly during Ramadan but what will make a difference? We have to

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be careful about any knee jerk reaction. It is good there will be

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extra police to reassure people. I think there needs to be a range of

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things looked at, starting from the way that many of these individuals,

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far right individuals are spreading hate and he is seen as acceptable in

:46:22.:46:34.

many parts of society. Baroness Seder while they talked about how

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Islamophobia has passed the dinner table test. People seem to be able

:46:37.:46:39.

to talk about hatred of Muslims without people calling it out that

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is unacceptable and needs to stop. We have a situation now where people

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think Islam is a threat to Western civilisation. These far right

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extremists peddle their hatred and in some sections of the far right

:46:55.:46:59.

and in the media they create this atmosphere of hostility which is

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very dangerous and needs to be tackled right now. We have heard

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from many others mentioning that incidents like this play into the

:47:08.:47:13.

hands of the likes of Islamic State. That is very true. There are people

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out there, whether it is the far right or people who claim to be

:47:18.:47:21.

Muslims committing acts of terror, who want to divide us and create

:47:22.:47:25.

hatred. This was not just an attack on Muslims, this was an attack on

:47:26.:47:29.

our society. We care about tolerance. As British people we care

:47:30.:47:33.

about tolerance and respect for others. We can see this by the way

:47:34.:47:47.

our Prime Minister, the Home Secretary, the Mayor of London and

:47:48.:47:51.

police have reacted in a swift, powerful way. This is a terror

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attack which will not be tolerated. We hope the precursors of this will

:47:54.:47:56.

be looked at good to talk to, thank you. The words of the Muslim Council

:47:57.:47:59.

of Britain were echoed by the Assistant Commissioner of the Met

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police sent this was an attack on all of Britain and all of London.

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We will keep you up-to-date on but shortly. Carol has a look at this

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morning's weather for us. Good morning. It is already a hot

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start to the day. It is much cooler in Inverness where we have a weather

:48:29.:48:33.

front and also some rain. The other thing about today's bee pollen

:48:34.:48:36.

levels will be very high almost across the board except for where we

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have that weather front. The UV levels are about as high as they get

:48:41.:48:45.

in the UK. Do bear that in mind. Here is the weather front producing

:48:46.:48:50.

rain across the north-west of the UK. The rain will fizzle as we go

:48:51.:48:57.

through the day. For the rest of us it will be a dry and hot one. Inland

:48:58.:49:05.

it will be hopped along the shoreline there will be seen

:49:06.:49:11.

breezes. -- inland, it will be hopped, along the shoreline there

:49:12.:49:15.

will be seen breezes. It will be warmer than Miami. There is the risk

:49:16.:49:24.

of afternoon showers across northern England, southern Scotland and

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Northern Ireland. These could prove to be thundery but we will not all

:49:27.:49:32.

see them. The rain fades across the far north of Scotland. There will be

:49:33.:49:36.

more cloud cover in Northern Ireland as our weather front sinks south.

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Then we're back into the hot sunshine across Wales. As we head on

:49:41.:49:45.

through the evening and overnight, many of the thundery showers will

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tend to fade. There will be a lot of dry weather around. There will be

:49:51.:49:54.

more cloud coming in across eastern parts of England. It will be another

:49:55.:50:01.

sultry night as well. Pressure conditions across the northern half

:50:02.:50:13.

of the UK. -- fresher conditions. Tomorrow there will be a good 10

:50:14.:50:14.

degrees drop. It will store the hot across many

:50:15.:50:31.

areas. Through the latter part of the day we are likely to see some

:50:32.:50:37.

heat showers sparked off, across South Wales and south-west England.

:50:38.:50:40.

Those could be sharp. As we head into Wednesday, rain in the north

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but the heat starts to pump up again from the south.

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Thank you, Carol. We are live on the BBC News Channel as well. This is in

:50:52.:50:59.

response to what happened in Finsbury Park overnight. We have

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heard that no one else was in the van when it attacked. One man alone

:51:03.:51:06.

has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after this attack

:51:07.:51:13.

on worshippers at Finsbury Park to staff the -- just after midnight. We

:51:14.:51:20.

are hearing from the Metropolitan Police the two people are in very

:51:21.:51:24.

serious condition. We also hear police were on the scene immediately

:51:25.:51:28.

and further police arrived ten minutes later as well. As yet, we

:51:29.:51:35.

know this man is in hospital himself, the 48-year-old who has

:51:36.:51:40.

been arrested, and he will be questioned by police as well who are

:51:41.:51:44.

looking at this as a major terrorist incident and counterterrorism

:51:45.:51:46.

officers are on the street at the moment. There is a large police

:51:47.:51:51.

operation still ongoing this morning.

:51:52.:51:59.

Also today, Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels. Steph is at a

:52:00.:52:03.

wholesale market in Manchester to see how businesses feel about the

:52:04.:52:08.

whole process. Good morning. Lots of people I have

:52:09.:52:12.

talked to have talked about the uncertainty. That is a big thing for

:52:13.:52:18.

them. This is a business which trades on how consumer spending is

:52:19.:52:22.

going. This is a wholesale market so lots of people coming to buy stuff

:52:23.:52:27.

for local restaurants and shops. They are bothered about whether

:52:28.:52:29.

people will be spending in the shops and what does it mean for the prices

:52:30.:52:33.

of the things because we have seen with the currency markets, and the

:52:34.:52:37.

pound falling, that has put pressure on prices for some of the products

:52:38.:52:49.

they sell. What do all these negotiations mean? What will the

:52:50.:52:51.

next two years look like? We have a chief economist at KPMG. Just

:52:52.:52:55.

explain the process now. There will be essentially three stages. The

:52:56.:53:01.

first one is the exit negotiations, ie the divorce. Then it is a

:53:02.:53:06.

relationship in the future, the long term relationship between the UK and

:53:07.:53:10.

EU. And quite possibly a transitional arrangement to take us

:53:11.:53:13.

from one state to the other. If you're looking at the divorce

:53:14.:53:18.

element of this, what does it look like? And there will be quite a few

:53:19.:53:31.

things which need to be negotiated. There will be a citizens rights

:53:32.:53:34.

issue, the rights of UK nationals in the EU and EU nationals in the UK.

:53:35.:53:37.

There will be a financial settlement which will cost the UK about ?48

:53:38.:53:39.

billion, there will be legal issues like property rights and there will

:53:40.:53:45.

be border issues into ticket, the border between Northern Ireland and

:53:46.:53:50.

the Republic of Ireland. -- in particular the border between

:53:51.:53:53.

Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. And there will be security

:53:54.:53:58.

issues which need to be coordinated. I spoke to women who said there are

:53:59.:54:04.

so mini elements to this, there are all the little things that need to

:54:05.:54:09.

be thought of that. Absolutely, when you look at the future, there will

:54:10.:54:16.

be the relationship in terms of the entry to the single market in terms

:54:17.:54:20.

of goods and services which will need to be negotiated sector by

:54:21.:54:24.

sector, and even product by-product. Then there is the future

:54:25.:54:31.

contribution to the EU. There will be regulation by regulation, and we

:54:32.:54:39.

are unlikely to get an off-the-shelf agreement. And in the meantime

:54:40.:54:43.

businesses like these ones have to carry on. Is it a worry all of this?

:54:44.:54:50.

That represents quite a lot of uncertainty for businesses and

:54:51.:54:54.

households. We have already seen the UK economy slowing quite

:54:55.:54:57.

significantly in the first quarter of this year, said the worry is this

:54:58.:55:03.

increased uncertainty will put more downward pressure on growth in the

:55:04.:55:08.

short to medium term. Thank you for your time. I will get out of the way

:55:09.:55:14.

because I am in the way here! It is certainly very busy. That is it from

:55:15.:55:16.

me. Thank you. Let's return to our main

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story and an attack close to a mosque in the Finsbury Park area of

:55:25.:55:28.

London this morning. We know one man has died, eight people are being

:55:29.:55:32.

treated in hospital and two of those have very serious injuries. In the

:55:33.:55:36.

last half an hour we have heard from the Met police describing the

:55:37.:55:40.

incident as having all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack. The Prime

:55:41.:55:46.

Minister says she will chair an emergency Cobra meeting this

:55:47.:55:48.

morning. We know all the victims were from the Muslim community. This

:55:49.:55:55.

man describes the moment the van struck the pedestrians. It turned

:55:56.:56:02.

left with no indication, suddenly, deliberately and struck the people.

:56:03.:56:07.

One of them was under the van. We were gathered around the van to lift

:56:08.:56:12.

the van up to get the guy out from underneath. Two literally ran. As

:56:13.:56:22.

soon as this happened there was shouting and the people were

:56:23.:56:25.

gathered around. Two RAM, one got arrested. He was shouting, I want to

:56:26.:56:35.

kill all Muslims, literally, he said that, word by word, he said it like

:56:36.:56:43.

this. And then I'm sure, guys, this is a terrorist attack, whether he is

:56:44.:56:49.

as limb or a Christian. This is a terrorist attack. Tomorrow, I don't

:56:50.:56:57.

want to see it saying he has mental issues, this is not acceptable.

:56:58.:57:00.

Otherwise all terrorists have mental issues. He is categorised as a

:57:01.:57:04.

terrorist, whether he is a Christian or a Muslim, there is no religion

:57:05.:57:09.

which belongs to terrorism. Terrorism has no limits. All of them

:57:10.:57:13.

are terrorists who hurt or harm or kill people. This is terrorism. We

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can speak to the chief executive of the Ramadan foundation. The

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Metropolitan Police are saying it is being treated as a terrorist

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incident and all indications are it seems to have been a deliberate

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attack. What is your response? Think what people in the community were

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concerned about, when these reports come in, they have to be clear they

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have of events to guide them, as events have unfolded it is clear it

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was a deliberate attack targeting Muslims who were leaving prayers.

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The main mosque Finsbury Park mosque had not finished their prayers when

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he started driving towards them. When he saw another mosque five

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minutes away, he decided to head into that direction. That is the

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Muslim welfare centre on Seven Sisters Road. We have been hearing a

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lot of reaction this morning from the Muslim community, we heard from

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the Muslim Council of Britain saying the Muslim community would have seen

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this coming. They think there is a fear because of heightened tensions

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in recent weeks, that something like this was in the pipeline? Yes,

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Baroness Warsi did a test on Islamophobia. It does exist. There

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is rampant Islamophobia. We have to change the language of division and

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replace it with the language of hope. Terrorism is evil, human life

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is sacred. The government should be commended. They are taking it very

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seriously. The Prime Minister is chairing a Cobra meeting as we speak

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and will hopefully speak to the nation shortly. Right now we will

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say goodbye to viewers on the BBC News Channel. Thank you for watching

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us. Joanna Gosling will have continuing coverage on the BBC News

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Channel and BBC Two in just a moment.

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We will continue that conversation on BBC One. I know so many people

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will still be watching. It was very interesting hearing from the police

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commander. He was thanking the community. We understand

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eyewitnesses piled in and detained this man. Also saying their

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restraint was commendable under the circumstances? I want to commend the

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imam of the Muslim welfare centre. He kept people calm as the incident

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happened. People are hurting. They are concerned. They want reassurance

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from their government. From all of the stuff I have seen already they

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are getting that reassurance. The police and government are taking it

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seriously. There will be extra resources deployed across London,

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particularly during Ramadan. Will allay some fears about security

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issues? Yes, as Muslims we have to go to mosque to pray. A lot of

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people will be toing and froing from the mosque. To get that safety and

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security in London and across the country is very important. I urge

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people to remain calm. Don't be divided by these maniacs who want to

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cause division. We have talked about how many people say they feel

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afraid. Is that something you have seen echoed? Yes, if I was to show

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you my timeline, it is full of hatred for people who work

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perpetuating this division, who somehow find an excuse for this

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violence, in some cases celebrating it. It is just sick. There is a

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father who has been killed. There are many people injured. Let's focus

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on the individuals involved, support the mass families. I'm sure the

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community will do that. How do we change that? How does that stop? I

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was talking on another channel and I said how we have two change the

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language. Give us some examples? For example, Katie Hopkins, some of the

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stuff she put in the Daily Mail. Piers Morgan, in the Daily Mail

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again. Let's reflect on that. I'm not saying my community is beyond

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criticism but do so in a responsible, respectful way. What is

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key from a police point of view, they have been absolutely clear,

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this is an attack on London and all Londoners. Absolutely. Again, I just

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caution, as I was talking to Muslims at about two o'clock this morning on

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the scene, just calm down. Let the police get the full facts. We have

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seen it now with the evidence they are putting forward in saying it is

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a terrorist attack. The government is taking it seriously. Give them

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the space to investigate. If there are other people involved I'm

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certain they will find them. It is impossible to remain calm when

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people are dying, are being murdered, and some people are doing

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that in the name of religion, whether right or wrong. Yes, and

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there are people doing it in the t:i.d. Is your far right extremism.

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People have been at the forefront of dealing with the threat from the

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Muslim community. They want to see the same reaction against the far

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Right narrative. They have got something in common. They want a

:02:41.:02:44.

clash of civilisations, they want division. We must not let them

:02:45.:02:50.

succeed. Tell us about people tonight is going for prayers. Will

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they really -- feel reassured by what they have heard today? Yes, I

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think a lot of people are waiting to see what the Prime Minister says

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Arthur the Cobra meeting. We heard from the Home Secretary. People are

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looking to the Prime Minister for some leadership. We have had a

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ding-dong of the political stuff in recent weeks but she is our Prime

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Minister. It requires strong leadership and I hope she provided.

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You confident of the leadership does, crop, there will be a course

:03:20.:03:23.

that will get us away from this? Absolutely. If we can get the safety

:03:24.:03:27.

element involved and the right language evolved, and bring people

:03:28.:03:31.

together, I think we are on the road to dealing with this evil.

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Thank you. We have heard from the police in the last half an hour.

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This is being treated as a terrorist attack. Officers were there as the

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attack unfolded. All victims were from the Muslim community. And

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really praise for those people who managed to detain this man who was

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in this van and then helped the police actually detain him as well.

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They were being praised for their restraint, which we are told was

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commendable under the circumstances. That 48-year-old was taken into

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police custody. He is in hospital and will be questioned by

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counter-terrorism police as well. We know that one man has died and

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another a towering hospital. Two of those eight hour in a serious

:04:17.:04:20.

condition. In a moment we will be back. Now it is the

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I'll be back with the lunchtime news at 1.30 on BBC One.

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Welcome back to BBC Breakfast. We are talking this morning about the

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main news, and horrific incident which has taken place overnight in

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London outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. One man has died and eight

:06:18.:06:21.

people are being treated in hospital. Two in serious condition.

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One man has been taken into custody. A 48-year-old. He will be questioned

:06:27.:06:31.

by counter-terrorism police after apparently driving a white van into

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a crowd of people gathered outside a mosque in Finsbury Park. We have

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heard extraordinary stories of bravery as those affected by these

:06:41.:06:45.

-- this incident, some of them managed to detain the man, helped

:06:46.:06:53.

with the police. We know that members of the public helped to

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detain him and helped police to get this man into a van. He has been

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taken to hospital, where he is being treated. He will be questioned. He

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has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. This incident is

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being treated as a terrorist attack. There will be full coverage of this

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throughout the day on BBC News and the BBC News channel as well. We

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have changed our programme run very much today. But it is now time for

:07:20.:07:25.

something completely different. Yes, exactly. Completely different.

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They're curious and adaptable, but also one of the most elusive

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Now, a new BBC Two documentary, has captured the mischievous

:07:32.:07:34.

and wild encounters of otters - both on land and below the water.

:07:35.:07:37.

The wildlife cameraman, Mark Wheeler, has devoted

:07:38.:07:39.

a quarter of a century to following the animals.

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But first let's take a look at his subjects in action.

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Rarely seen, they have a near mythical reputation. They have

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boundless energy. And they are able to dive deep. And couched -- catch

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the fastest of prey. Otters. My name is Charlie Hamilton James, wildlife

:08:15.:08:21.

cameraman and other fanatic. I have been observing and filming these shy

:08:22.:08:25.

but relentless animals for the last 25 years. For me, otters are the

:08:26.:08:33.

ultimate predator. Perfectly bridging the gap between two worlds.

:08:34.:08:42.

One dry, one wet. What a wonderful alternative to see

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that this morning in some ways. Mark Wheeler is here. It is extraordinary

:08:48.:08:53.

getting up close and personal. There is not a lot of footage of them

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before this? No. They are very elusive, especially the Eurasian

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otter that we are used to. We grew up with otters being these elusive

:09:04.:09:10.

creatures. This is an opportunity to film otters like never before,

:09:11.:09:14.

basically. And try and get Charlie Hamilton James on a journey to dig

:09:15.:09:20.

deeper into otter biology. Why are they so allusive? Well,

:09:21.:09:26.

traditionally they have been hunted and persecuted throughout their

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rain. There became very shy and allusive. They are nocturnal. They

:09:31.:09:37.

don't, ride during the day. They are only recovering from that. Pollution

:09:38.:09:43.

and persecution. What you have discovered is that they seem to be

:09:44.:09:47.

super animals. Tell us a bit about them? They have these incredibly

:09:48.:09:52.

sets of adaptations. Behavioural and physiological. They can live in this

:09:53.:09:59.

amazing hinterland between being a land-based predators that can catch

:10:00.:10:01.

things online and a water-based predator. In this programme you get

:10:02.:10:08.

up close and personal with these orphaned otters. It is a trio, is

:10:09.:10:16.

that right? Yes, two brothers and a single male. They came to a rescue

:10:17.:10:19.

centre in Wisconsin in North America. We found them just by

:10:20.:10:27.

looking around rescue centres. They really help us tell the story of why

:10:28.:10:32.

otters are amazing. We follow them from being these tiny little

:10:33.:10:38.

bottle-fed bundles back to their release into the wild. What

:10:39.:10:43.

surprised me is that they have these amazing pelts, it makes them

:10:44.:10:46.

waterproof as adults but they are not when they are first-born? No,

:10:47.:10:51.

they are not able to swim and they are not waterproof. They have these

:10:52.:10:56.

two enormous moments early in life where they learn to swim and they

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learn that water is not something to be afraid of. They finally get their

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waterproof coating on therefore without getting too cold and without

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getting hypothermia. We are going to have a look at some

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orphaned pups enjoying one of their first swimming lessons.

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Let's see if we can see that. Baby otters don't really like water. So

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Mark needs to teach them their most important life lessons. That water

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isn't something to be afraid of. Just like their mother would in the

:11:43.:11:48.

wild, Mark makes soothing calls to reassure them.

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He is sort of speaking otter cam isn't he?! He is. Out of context it

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makes -- Centre restraints. He is putting them into water. They are

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scared but he is reassuring them by making these little noises. It is a

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fascinating programme. I wish you all the best with it.

:12:11.:12:12.

Supercharged Otters is on BBC Two, Tomorrow at 8pm.

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Just before we go this morning, a quick reminder of what we have

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learned this morning about this attack last night. We know that a

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van was driven into a group of worshippers near Finsbury Park at

:12:29.:12:33.

about 20 past midnight last night. One man was killed in that attack.

:12:34.:12:38.

Eight others -- aid others injured. We know that a man has been

:12:39.:12:42.

detained, he has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. A

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48-year-old man who has had to be treated in hospital.

:12:47.:12:51.

The Metropolitan Police say this was an attack on London and all

:12:52.:12:53.

Londoners. All of the victims are from the Muslim community. And two

:12:54.:12:59.

of those in hospital are in a very serious condition. Police responded

:13:00.:13:03.

immediately. There are other police on the scene within ten minutes.

:13:04.:13:06.

This being treated as a major terror incidents. Police say nobody else

:13:07.:13:11.

was in the van at the time and as far as they understand that this

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time the man attacked alone. There has been huge praise for those

:13:15.:13:19.

members of the public who assisted in detaining this man and helping

:13:20.:13:22.

the police as well. They have called their restraint commendable under

:13:23.:13:26.

the circumstances. Continued coverage on BBC News.

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Theresa May will chair Cobra later. We are back tomorrow from six.

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Bye-bye.

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