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Adele dedicates heartfelt song to Westminster terror attack victims

Sharnaz Shahid

London-born star Adele has paid a heartfelt tribute to the victims, who were involved in the terrible terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday afternoon. Taking to the stage at her concert in New Zealand on Thursday, the 28-year-old poignantly dedicated her song Make You Feel My Love to those who died. She also told the audience that it felt "strange" to not be at home with her loved ones. "Today there was a terror attack in my home town of London," the star said. "Literally I'm on the other side of the world, and I want them to see our lights, and to hear us, you know, we're thinking of them."

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Adele dedicated a song to the victims of the Westminster terror attack on Thursday

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She added: "It's very strange not being home. All I want to do today is be at home and be with my friends and family. Everyone's fine but there are four people that aren't fine. So let's dedicate this to them tonight, and to my home town, which is my soulmate. This is Make You Feel My Love." Two victims of the attack which left four dead and 40 injured, have now been named. Mum-of-two Aysha Frade was on her way to collect her children from school when she was hit by the attacker's car on Westminster Bridge. PC Keith Palmer was also fatally stabbed after confronting the armed attacker.

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Shortly after the news broke, celebrities were quick to share their sadness and shock over the events. Richard Branson tweeted: "All our thoughts are with the victims and all those affected by the #Westminster attack. Stay safe and look after each other." Catherine Zeta-Jones posted a candid Instagram picture of Big Ben, which was captioned: "Big Ben stands strong today, as does the strength and character of the British people. Sending my thoughts and prayers." Chat show host James Corden added: "London is a diverse and proud and brilliant city and one thing is for sure: if this act of terrorism was supposed to divide the people of London, I know for a fact that all something like this does is bring them closer together as one."

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