Paris attacks: London's Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery lit up in show of solidarity with France

 
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Tower Bridge is illuminated in the colours of the Tricolore in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris (Source: Getty)

Some of London's most famous landmarks were illuminated by the colours of the French flag tonight, in a special tribute to the victims of this week's terror attacks in Paris.

The Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery were lit up with red, white and blue light - the colours of the French flag.

Today hundreds of thousands of French people Marched through Paris in an act of solidarity against terrorism.

The marchers were joined by world leaders including David Cameron who had earlier tweeted "we'll march together for our values and those murdered at #CharlieHebdo."


The National Gallery was also lit up in the colours of France (Source: Getty)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson tweeted plans for the city's show of solidarity with Paris earlier today:

On Wednesday hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the victims of the terror attack at Charlie Hebdo's offices at a silent vigil held in Trafalgar Square.

Attendees carried posters emblazoned with "Je Suis Charlie", as well as handwritten sheets while others simply held up pens as a symbol of free speech.

French-born Brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi massacred 12 people at the offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday.
The following day Amedy Coulibaly killed a french police woman before killing four hostages at a Kosher supermarket.
The Kouachi brothers and Coulibaly were killed by police in a shoot-out at a factory on Friday. A fourth suspect, Hayat Boumeddiene who is the widow of supermarket terrorist Kouabri, is still being hunted by police.

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