UK

7/7 Bombings: How Newspaper Front Pages Covered Britain's First Ever Suicide Attacks

07/07/2015 07:43 BST | Updated 07/07/2016 09:59 BST

To mark the 10 year anniversary of the London 7/7 terrorist attacks, HuffPost UK is running Beyond The Bombings, a special series of interviews, blogs, in-depth features and exclusive research reflecting on how Britain has changed since.

77 bombings

The London 7/7 bombings were an unprecedented attack on the UK capital.

As media and commuters scrambled for information, the details were at first confused. The BBC reported for several hours that the cause of the travel problems in the city that day was a 'power surge'.

But by July 8 the full horror of the situation was apparent, and Britain's newspapers revealed the nation's shock, pain and outrage on their front pages just ours after 52 people died and nearly 800 were injured.

How the newspapers covered 7/7

MORE BEYOND THE BOMBINGS:

How was Britain impacted by the 7/7 bombings? Join the @HuffPostUK conversation on Twitter with #BeyondTheBombings

ON THE BLOG:

77 bombings victims