Spectacular rainbow of hope appears over London after terror attack

first_imgA spectacular arc of colour illuminating London skies has been called a “rainbow of hope” following the terror attack on the capital.Photographer James Burns, who has been capturing London from the Rooftops since 2006, said it was a “fitting name” for the rainbow seen over the capital’s famous landmarks. A rainbow over London Bridge this evening pic.twitter.com/InkbMe7Pbe— Ben Lion Cooper (@cooper_lion) June 4, 2017 Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “I was going to call this shoot something different but I got home to discover that the evening rainbow over London had already been named by the general public as the ‘rainbow of hope’,” he explained.“It’s a fitting name for a poignantly placed rainbow, as the two arcs appeared from where I was at The Barbican, to emanate from either side of London Bridge.“The rainbow didn’t hang around long as the clouds were racing in that crazy wind but its brief appearance will live long in the memory. That was a special one.”Londoners have also shared photos of the rainbow using the hashtag #LoveLondon and #HopeForLondon. rainbow London  Mr Burns told the Evening Standard: “Knowing there was a rainbow coming I wanted to capture something to offer hope and tranquility after what happened at the weekend.”You can follow London from the Rooftops on Instagram, Twitter and Facebookcenter_img A rainbow in London Credit:James Burns / Instagram: London From The Rooftops The most beautiful rainbow over #London this evening, a symbol of #Hope. He always keeps his promises. #LondonIsOpen pic.twitter.com/xL6N0lcyJH— Sarah Floyd (@pinkfloydason) June 4, 2017 “A rainbow over the London Bridge, while Ariana Grande sings Somewhere Over The Rainbow. Love wins,” added another. Nicola Halleron wrote: “A rainbow of hope appeared over London #LoveLondon #hopeforlondon #LondonPride #PrayForLondon.”Sarah Floyd‏ wrote: “The most beautiful rainbow over #London this evening, a symbol of #Hope.”last_img

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