People come from across capital and elsewhere to attend vigil led by Sadiq Khan, the London mayor, and lay flowers for those killed and injured

Hundreds of people gathered in the shadow of London’s City Hall on Monday afternoon to pay their respects to the victims of Saturday’s attack at London Bridge and Borough Market. People travelled from across the capital and from cities including Leeds and Manchester to attend the vigil in Potters Fields park, many clutching bunches of flowers, and stood in a hushed silence.

Standing on stage, flanked by the home secretary, Amber Rudd, the shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, gave a short but powerful speech of defiance, saying: “London will never be broken by terrorism.”

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