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Louis Tomlinson And Liam Payne Reunite On Benefit Single For London Tower Fire Victims

Louis Tomlinson And Liam Payne Reunite For Benefit Single For London Tower Fire Victims featureHalf of One Direction is reuniting for charity. A new interview with Simon Cowell confirmed that Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne will both be teaming up with their old “X Factor” mentor to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Dozens of people are dead or presumed so after the London apartment building caught fire this week.

While protests happen in the U.K. capital, Liam and Louis are teaming up with Simon in an effort to help those displaced by the fire. British Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticized for an unimpressive response to the tragedy, so it looks like Simon is bringing his 1D lads in to show her how it’s done.

Other stars attached to the benefit project so far include Louisa Johnson, Emeli Sandé, James Arthur, Craig David, London rappers Skepta and Stormzy and legendary U.K. rock band The Who.

Simon says the supergroup is putting out a version of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel on Monday.

Are you impressed that Louis and Liam are stepping up for charity?

(Photo credit: Louis Tomlinson Instagram account)

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22 Dead, 64 Wounded At Ariana Grande’s Sold-Out Manchester Concert

Horror At Ariana Grande's Manchester Concert: 22 Dead, 59 Wounded As Authorities Suspect Terrorism featureIn what U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May called a “callous terrorist attack,” a bomb was detonated on Monday night as fans were leaving Ariana Grande’s sold-out concert at the Manchester Arena. Officials have confirmed that there are up to a dozen people under 16 among the 64 hospitalized. Names of the 22 killed in the attack are slowly coming out, including 18-year-old Georgina Callandar and 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. So far, there have been a total of twelve people identified.

Reports claim that the attacker was 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who acted on behalf of the Islamic State, which took credit for the bombing on a social messaging app. Four people who have connections to Abedi and the incident have been arrested, including his brother, Ismail Abedi. The suicide bombing suspect detonated an improvised explosive device near the box office and merch tables of the venue as crowds streamed out after the “Dangerous Woman Tour” show.

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