During the brief time that the Senate was in lockdown during an incident which saw shots fired, security used the new Twitter Alert to make sure those inside the building had the most recent and reliable information:
The new system was unveiled by Twitter last week as a more effective way to highlight critical information for users.
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Outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds will affect southernmost parts of England and Wales today.
An earlier debate on the issue was suspended as an 'expression of support' following the Westminster terror attack.
Five people were killed and dozens more were injured after a car and knife attack in the capital on Wednesday afternoon.