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Minute´s silence held for Grenfell Tower
block victims at Trooping the Colour
for Queen´s official birthday

ITV [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/17/2017 8:22:13 AM

The Queen has marked her official birthday with the famous Trooping the Colour ceremony, as she acknowledged the "succession of terrible tragedies" in recent weeks. A minute´s silence was held at the beginning of the parade for the victims of the Grenfell Tower block fire. Members of the Royal family watched the centuries-old military spectacle of might and splendour marching on Horse Guard´s Parade. The event is an important day in the Armed Forces´ calendar where the families and friends of the officers and soldiers on parade, proudly watch the ceremony. Along with the Grenfell Tower fire - which has left at


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/17/2017 10:35:46 AM     (No. 11289452)

I urge you to look at the slide show of demonstrators demanding ´social justice´ after the tower fire.
Just sayin´

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/17/2017 10:53:44 AM     (No. 11289469)

Oops. Wrong thread. It was meant for the one above. Sorry.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kate318, 6/17/2017 3:27:06 PM     (No. 11289677)

Can someone help me, here? Yes, this was a terrible event and, so far, 30 people have lost their lives. Horrible. But, it was an accident, yes? It wasn´t terrorism, nor any other deliberate act. I understand there is some question about enviro regulations being to blame. I understand all of that. But, why am I seeing story after story after story about this, as if it was a terrorist attack? The horrors that are unfolding right here in the United States, day after day after day, are much more compelling, in that we need to be compelled to address the violent leftist coup that is unfolding right before our very eyes. I´m sorry about this event, but...really?

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