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Forbury Gardens: Incident at Black Lives Matters demo site

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Police attend a "serious incident" at a park where a Black Lives Matters protest was held earlier.
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On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln emancipated all slaves in the United States. However, it wasn't until June 19, 1865, that the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas found out their freedom. Flashforward to Friday (June 19), 155 later, protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement...

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Boris Johnson on Reading attack: Senseless murder' will not change our way of life [Video]

Boris Johnson on Reading attack: Senseless murder' will not change our way of life

Following the Forbury Gardens fatal stabbings, Boris Johnson said the Government will not let a “senseless murder” intimidate people into changing their lives.Reading East MP Matt Rodda asked during PMQs in the Commons: “Will the Prime Minister ensure that the investigation now receives all the resources it needs and that our town is properly supported?“We have a strong and diverse community, we can and we will get through this together.”Mr Johnson replied: “It was a really extraordinary moment but it was also, of course, an appalling crime and an appalling tragedy and we will make sure that obviously there is a case that must now be properly proceeded with and I would just make two comments.“First of all, if there are any lessons that we need to learn about the way we handle things in the future then we will of course learn those lessons and act in this Parliament and by this Government.”

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US father on death of son in Reading terror attack [Video]

US father on death of son in Reading terror attack

The father of one of the three people stabbed to death as they sat in a park in Reading says he is facing some of the worst days of his life. The rampage, which is being treated as a terror attack, took place on the evening of June 20 as groups of people relaxed in Forbury Gardens. A 25-year-old suspect is in custody but officials say the motive for the carnage is unclear.

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Investigation into Reading terror attack underway [Video]

Investigation into Reading terror attack underway

Forensic teams and police officers could be seen near Forbury Gardens in Reading as an investigation into Saturday’s terror attack continues. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Priti Patel pays her respects to terror victims [Video]

Priti Patel pays her respects to terror victims

Priti Patel has described the Reading terror attack which happened over the weekend as “tragic”. The Home Secretary visited Forbury Gardens this morning where she laid down flowers at the scene. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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