BBC News Daily: 28 April 2017

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A woman in her 20s is in a serious but stable condition after she was shot by police during an anti-terror operation. Searches are continuing at the address in Willesden, north-west London. Two men were arrested after the shooting and another woman was arrested in Kent.

Police say the woman who was shot was one of the subjects of the investigation but the operation wasn't connected to the earlier arrest of a man near Parliament. He was held over the possession of an offensive weapon and preparing for acts of terrorism. A witness described seeing two knives on the ground, one a large bread knife.

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Almost every front page is dominated by the arrest of a 27-year-old man near Parliament on suspicion of terrorism offences, showing his face as he is dealt with by police. Meanwhile, the Times leads on the NSPCC's call for social media firms to be fined if they don't shield children from pornography and bullying. And the Financial Times reports that European leaders are "preparing to recognise the potential for a united Ireland within the EU".

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On this day

1945 Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator until his downfall in 1943, is killed.

1999 Sir Alf Ramsey, manager of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, dies.

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