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London Lights Up In Solidarity With Belgium Following Brussels Attacks

Boris gave it the nod...

23/03/2016 20:07 GMT | Updated 23/03/2016 20:54 GMT
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Belgian national flags are projected onto the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London, in solidarity with Belgium after the attacks that occurred Tuesday in Brussels, Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Some of London's most iconic landmarks were emblazoned with the national colours of Belgium on Wednesday, a tribute to those who lost their lives in the Brussels attacks on Tuesday

Tower Bridge stretching across the River Thames, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium, home to the England national football team, carried the colours under orders from Mayor Boris Johnson. The National Theatre and the London Eye, both on the Southbank, will also be lit up. 

On Tuesday evening, monuments around Europe, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Trevi Fountain in Rome, offered similar acknowledgment of the tragedy.

All too familiar #brussels #london #ldn #wembley #wembleypark #wembleystadium #instadaily

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Tower Bridge in central London lit in the colours of the Belgium flag as a tribute following Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Brussels
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Belgian national flags are projected on to the facade of The National Gallery in central London on March 23, 2016

Sending strength from London to home ✌🏻️🌑💛❤️🇧🇪 #belgium #brussels #prayforbelgium #nationaltheatre

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The arches of Wembley Stadium are illuminated with the colours of the flag of Belgium on March 23, 2016 in London, England