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Last Updated: Friday, 12 August 2005, 13:02 GMT 14:02 UK
Memorial service for bomb victims
The bombed number 30 bus
The 7 July attacks killed 52 people, as well as the four bombers
A memorial service for the victims of the London bombings will be held at St Paul's Cathedral in London, the government has announced.

The Queen and Prime Minister Tony Blair will join figures from all major faith groups at the service on 1 November.

The families of the victims and those who were injured have also been invited to the service.

The 7 July terror attacks killed 52 people, as well as the four suicide bombers, and injured around 700 more.

As well as remembering the victims, the service will recognise the impact of the bombings on the capital, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport said.

Several secretaries of state, Conservative leader Michael Howard, Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy and a number of foreign ambassadors are also expected to attend.

Mayor of London Ken Livingstone will also go, as will representatives of the emergency services.

About 100 people were kept in hospital overnight or longer following the attacks on three Tube trains and a double-decker bus.

Further details of the service will be released at a later date.


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