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Body pulled from the water close to Canary Wharf

A body has been pulled from the water by emergency services at South Quay near Canary Wharf. Police have identified the body, and say it may be linked to a man seen getting into the water last night. His death is not being treated as suspicious.

Canary Wharf alert thought to be packed lunch

A 'suspicious package' that was obliterated in a controlled explosion by police this morning is now thought to have been a packed lunch left in the basket of a 'Boris' Bike.

Police confirmed they had sent a team to Barclays Canary Wharf HQ at around 9am to investigate - but it was given the all clear shortly afterwards.

Witnesses posted pictures of the aftermath on Twitter:

Security alert now resolved

A bomb scare at Canary Wharf this morning that involved police carrying out a controlled explosion has now been resolved.

TfL said previous disruptions with bus routes had now returned to normal:


'Controlled explosion' at Canary Wharf

Police carried out a controlled explosion outside the Barclays HQ in Canary Wharf following a security alert, according to witnesses.

A bomb disposal unit arrived around 9am to investigate a suspect package - which police have since confirmed was a false alarm.

However, employees from nearby buildings have been kept inside since the incident began.

Security alert at Canary Wharf

Offices in Canary Wharf have been put on lockdown after a suspicious package was found near to Barclays HQ.

Metropolitan Police confirmed they sent a bomb disposal squad to investigate the package just after 9am - but it turned out to be a false alarm.

Witnesses have been tweeting pictures of a bomb disposal robot and empty streets at the scene:

Man who fell to his death from Canary Wharf skyscraper is named

A technology expert died this morning after falling from JP Morgan's headquarters in Canary Wharf. 39-year-old Gabriel Magee had worked for the company for 10 years. In a statement shortly after his death, JP Morgan said:

We are deeply saddened to have lost a member of the JP Morgan family at 25 Bank Street today. Our thoughts and sympathy are with his family and his friends.

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