The head of crisis management department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said a hotline number will remain open 24/7 to callers in the UK who are seeking information on loved ones in relation to the Boston bombings.
The main FCO number is 020 7008 1500.
@timgattitv Tim, our Global Response Centre is there 24/7 for callers in the UK. We use a separate hotline if volumes are especially large.
@timgattitv The main FCO number is 0207 008 1500. It's on the website too and our travel advice gives people info too.
For all British Nationals in need of emergency Consular assistance, please call the Global Response Center at1 877 854 6872