>> A candlelit vigil to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks outside London's Houses of Parliament. Here in Trafalgar Square, I'm Reuters reporter Mia Womersley, where Londoners have been encouraged to gather to show solidarity. The service itself was very short, but now people are staying in the area, lighting candles at a makeshift vigil.
We've seen many carrying banners saying things like, London stands united and, hate will not divide us. The victims have now been named. A man from Utah in the United States called Kurt Cochrane, who was here visiting with his wife for their 25th wedding anniversary. And a woman, Aysha Frade, who was a school teacher on her way to pick up her children when she was hit by the assailant by a car, plowing into crowds of people on Westminster Bridge.
And of course, PC Keith Palmer, he was standing outside the Palace of Westminster when the assailant crashed his car, fled on foot with a kitchen knife, and stabbed the policeman to death. People here milling around in disbelief. Sadly, these scenes are becoming all too familiar, most recently in Berlin, in Brussels, in Paris.
I myself have been at very similar scenes in Nice in the South of France last summer, and also in Tunis the summer before, when dozens were killed on a beach in Tunisia. Each time these vigils attract ordinary people, people who cannot comprehend, who cannot fathom why someone would want to do something like this.
And indeed, how someone could do something like this. Westminster Bridge has now reopened, the Houses of Parliament were back in session this morning, and tourists are back outside Big Ben taking selfies. But here, for the time being, people are just taking a moment to reflect on those who lost their lives, and their loved ones, after yet another militant attack in another capital city.
This time, in the heart of London.