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Statement - Prime Minister praises London Bridge heroes

'I've just been briefed by the commissioner and the Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police about the events at London Bridge this afternoon and while this is an ongoing investigation, the police can confirm that this was a terrorist incident.

Diary - courage in the face of terror attack

Some extraordinary footage was taken of what is thought to be a terrorism incident today on London Bridge. One could see members of the public tackling a knife-wielding man before he was shot by police. The courage of those members of the public who took him on is quite incredible.

Diary - out & about

No rain! Hurray! Good lunch at the Con Club and lots of interesting feedback on the door. 

Diary - saying farewell to a very special islander

Mr Portland, as he was known, was cremated today, and many were there to say farewell to Les Ames, a dear, dear man, who devoted much of his life to the island and islanders. The Service at Weymouth Crematorium was wonderfully taken by Michelle Carpenter.

Diary - meeting young people

Out and about and ending with a hustings of sort with young people. It was a fascinating and informative two and half hours and a pleasure to meet and chat to those who attended.  

Conservative brief - the choice is clear

The Prime Minister will take part in a special Leaders’ edition of BBC Question Time with other party leaders at 8:30 PM this evening.