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Liverpool Street station reopens after 'man seen with gun'

Armed police were called to one of London's busiest railway stations after reports that a man had a gun in his pocket.

Parts of Liverpool Street station were closed while officers from British Transport Police, the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police searched for the man but no-one was found.

We were called to Liverpool Street station on Wednesday the 27th of May shortly before 4pm following a report that a man had been seen with a gun in his back pocket. Units from BTP, the Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police, including armed officers, all attended the station. Officers carried out a full search of the area but no-one matching the description provided was found.

– British Transport Police


Severe delays on M25 in Herts 'through rush hour'

Customers are advised that working closely with Hertfordshire police and our other emergency responder partners, our Traffic Officers have now been able to open 2 lanes past the scene ofthe serious collision at M25 J21A anti-clockwise.

Work will continue to recover the vehicles involved from within the remaining lane closures. This is expected to continue in to the evening peak period. Customers are reminded that severe delays remain in the area with delays back towards M25 J24.

Hopefully this situation will improve however we are still advising customers to allow plenty of extra time for their journeys or seek alternative routes.

Traffic heading for the Midlands is still advised to use the M11 and A14 or A1M and A14.

– Highways England


FA Cup final tickets on sale for up to £21,230

Online touts are cashing in on Arsenal's FA Cup final clash against Aston Villa this weekend - with a pair of tickets on one website up for sale for £21,230.


It's illegal to tout tickets online in England and Wales. But the law does not apply to other parts of the UK. The normal face value of tickets ranges between £50 and £120.

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