The United States has been informed by Hong Kong authorities of Edward Snowden's departure from Hong Kong for a third country, the US Justice Department said.
The Department confirmed that it will seek the co-operation of countries where Snowden maybe heading and will continue its dialogue with Hong Kong.
More top news
Diversions are in place whilst emergency services attend the scene.
Tyler the Creator, the US rapper and Odd Future collective co-founder, has been banned from the UK.
Armed police will be on standby at the funeral of a man dubbed 'Mr Big' amid fears that criminal gangs could cause violence.