Thousands of people gathered in Trafalgar Square to pay their respects to the victims of the attack outside the British Parliament. Officials have identified the attacker as British-born Khalid Masood.
London police have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism after he ploughed through pedestrians and cyclists in central London. The man eventually smashed his car into barriers outside the parliament building.
British media have named the man behind Tuesday's suspected terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament. Police have said they are still investigating the suspect's motives.
Leaders from around the world have condemned attacks at two New Zealand mosques in which dozens died. France and the UK have stepped up security near mosques for fear of copycat attacks.
Terrorism has largely been perceived in the West as the work of Islamists. The attack on Muslims in Christchurch shows that Islamophobic hate has equally deadly consequences, writes DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
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