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Manchester bomber: Police appeal to find suitcase as station reopens

Manchester Victoria railway station has reopened a week after the suicide bombing which killed 22 people and left more than 100 injured.

The reopening of the station comes just hours after a vigil was held in Manchester city centre for the victims of the attack, and a day after police appealed for information about a blue suitcase bomber Salman Abedi was carrying on the day of the attack.

Here is the latest on the investigation:

  • 14 men are in custody in connection with the bombing, which killed 22 people
  • Detectives have also been searching a landfill site in Bury in connection with the attack
  • MI5 has launched two inquiries into 'missed warnings' over the Manchester bomber
  • Of the more than 100 injured, 50 remain in hospital
  • The UK's terror threat has now been reduced from critical to severe
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Soldiers on streets of London after terror threat raised

Groups of soldiers have been seen outside of Downing Street and Parliament after the terror threat level was raised to critical.

Armed troops are being deployed to guard "key locations" such as Buckingham Palace and Number 10 as part of Operation Temperer.

Nearly 1,000 members of the military are expected to be deployed.

A group of soldiers outside the Palace of Westminster. Credit: ITV News

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