In pictures: The nation joins together for a minute's silence to honour the Manchester victims
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A minute’s silence has been held in remembrance of those who died or were affected by the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night. The attack claimed the lives of 22 people, including many children, and injured at least 59 others. The silence was observed at across the UK, including at St Ann’s Square in Manchester. Balloons were released by the crowd. And the moment was followed by the crowd singing Don’t Look Back in Anger, by Manchester band Oasis. In London, people paused outside the Houses of Parliament and on Trafalgar Square. Workers in government buildings also stopped to observe the silence. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined colleagues in the Scottish Parliament’s Garden Lobby to remember the victims. At Islington Fire Station, firefighters were joined by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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