Ariana Grande remembers Manchester bomb attack victims on first anniversary

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Take That's Never Forget followed as members of the crowd embraced and held their hands in the air - before The Beatles' All You Need Is Love rounded things off.

Also on the song sheet was One Last Time, a hit for Grande, who had tweeted: 'Thinking of you all today and every day.

To mark the anniversary, scores of fans came together to hold a vigil, which saw them singing Ariana's latest single No Tears Left To Cry. "I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day". "My heart is always going to be in Manchester", said Marr, "Always has been and always will be".

"Seeing how everyone reacted made me so proud to be a Mancunian".

With his wife and father looking on, he paid tribute to the "amazing work" of the emergency services and those who responded on the night. The video pays tribute to the Manchester bombing victims with the image of a bee, a symbol of the city.

Relatives of the 22 people who died and some of the survivors of the bomb were joined by the Duke of Cambridge and the Prime Minister at the service in Manchester Cathedral.

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The hour-long service will include a minute silence that will be observed throughout the United Kingdom.

On the altar behind him were 22 candles - fashioned from the thousands left behind at the memorial in St Ann's Square a year ago - each representing one of the young victims. The Lord Mayor of Manchester, June Hitchen, and the Bishop of Manchester, the Right Reverend David Walker, were also part of the event.

'Part of the horror is that the arena appeared to have been deliberately chosen as a venue full of young people, ' he said.

'And to the people of Manchester, my admiration for your display of strength, decency and community in the face of this unparalleled tragedy.

And at At 10.31pm, bells will ring out from the city's Town Hall, St Ann's Church and St Mary's RC Church to mark the moment when the attack took place 12 months ago.

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