London attack: The signs of solidarity being shared online – BBC News

People have taken to social media to affix insolent contents of harmony after the London Bridge attack.

“London Bridge will never fall down” and “I desire London” are just some of the mottoes being shared alongside the hashtag #prayersforLondon.

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Cartoonist Lesco Griffe posted this illustration bearing the acclaimed British mottoes, while novelist Tony Parsons was among those who posted this “quote of the day” signed from a London Tube station.

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Many Brits on Twitter also took exception to a report from the New York Times that the UK was “reeling” after being the main victims of two terrorist attack in two weeks.

Author JK Rowling counselled beings not to “confuse heartache with deficiency of courage”, while others turned to photographs from the aftermath of the Blitz air raid in London during World War Two to appearance what they thought.

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Twitter users responded to the New York Times with British wit.

The hashtag #ThingsThatLeaveBritainReeling originated tending with beings describing inane things that indignation them.

Guardian correspondent Olivia Solon wrote: “People who stand stand to the left on the Tube escalator.”

Kate Devlin wrote: “A pause longer than four seconds on Radio 4. ”

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Others posted contents of harmony and love for the city alongside tributes to the emergency services.

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Many committed there is no way to be put off from seeing the capital city.

Jim Crozier from south-east London wrote: “I am going to a concert in center London tonight. I am not afraid to go. I will not be put over. #staystronglondon #LondonAttacks. ”

Canadian expat Lisa Durbin, who lives in Cambridgeshire, spoke: “We are going into London today with the boys. I want to say “I am not afraid”, but having to explain this to my boys? My belly hurts.”

Londoner Caterina Giordo, who is originally from Rome, tweeted: “London contributes chances to everyone. It doesn’t matter where you come from. It will always be open. LONDON IS NOT AFRAID. We are London.”

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