The people of Edinburgh have expressed condolences for the victims of the London attack.

Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh The Rt Hon Frank Ross


Speaking on behalf of the city, Lord Provost Frank Ross said in a statement: “This has been a horrific attack on innocent people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

“As sister Capital cities, Edinburgh and London share a unique history and bond. Today our citizens share heavy hearts in the wake of such violence but also praise for the astoundingly brave response from London’s people and emergency services.”

Flags are also being lowered to half-mast at the City Chambers on the Royal Mile.