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United Kingdom threat level remains at critical: minister

United Kingdom threat level remains at critical: minister

The terror threat level has ben downgraded back down to severe after being raised to critical in the wake of the Tube bombing at Parsons Green Tube on Friday. "This means an attack is no longer thought to be imminent but is still highly likely".

Just one person is being treated at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which has a specialist burns unit.

They are reported to be staying with friends while the search continued Sunday in the suburban town of Sunbury southwest of London.

He was arrested at the Port of Dover earlier on Saturday.

Close friends say the couple had a problematic foster child who they claim was arrested two weeks ago over an unrelated incident.

The entire neighborhood around their house was evacuated as a precaution when the search began Saturday.

Britain's interior minister said a claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that the culprits behind a bombing on a London train were in the sights of the police, made on Twitter shortly after the attack, had been nothing more than speculation.

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The whole road remains cordoned off and police have erected a large grey fence around the front of the Jones's home.

"I never think it's helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation", said May.

He stressed that intelligence cooperation between the United States and Britain is continuing and helps makes the British people safer.

The terror threat level has been reduced from "critical" to "severe" after two men were arrested in conjunction with the Parsons Green Tube terror attack, Amber Rudd has announced. He is being questioned at a south London police station but has not been charged or identified.

The Home Secretary said the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC), which determines the terror threat level, had decided that "sufficient progress" has been made in the Parsons Green investigation to lower the threat.

Her announcement came after two people were arrested in connection with the blast.