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UK to observe a minute​​'s silence for victims of the Manchester terrorist attack

The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on Thursday 25 May 2017 and flags will remain at half-mast on Whitehall government buildings

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A minute​’s silence will be held at 11am on Thursday 25 May in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others that were affected by the attack in Manchester on Monday.

The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may follow suit.

Flags on government buildings will remain at half-mast until the evening of Thursday 25 May.

Published 24 May 2017