Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Giant Screen to Show 7/7 Tribute; Trafalgar Square Memorial Will Draw Thousands

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Giant Screen to Show 7/7 Tribute; Trafalgar Square Memorial Will Draw Thousands

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Byline: ROBERT MENDICK;PAUL SIMS

TENS of thousands of people will be able to watch the national memorial service for victims of the London bombings on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square.

More than three months after the 7 July suicide attacks, the square will once again become a focus for the nation's mourning. The National Service of Remembrance will take place at St Paul's Cathedral at 3pm on Tuesday.

It will be attended by survivors, victims' families and friends as well as the Queen, Prince Philip and Tony Blair.

Also present among the 2,300 mourners will be emergency workers caught up in the disaster that left 56 people dead, four of them terrorists.

They will be joined by leaders of all the major faiths, senior politicians and representatives of foreign heads of state.

For those without an invite to the service who want to pay their respects, there is the big screen, sponsored by the BBC and the Greater London Authority. …

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