Threat Level

The Current UK Threat Level

The current UK threat level is SEVERE from international terrorism. The threat level for Northern Ireland-related terrorism is SUBSTANTIAL in Great Britain and SEVERE in Northern Ireland
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am


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RSOE EDIS - Event report

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A building collapsed Friday night in Egypt's capital Cairo leaving at least nine people injured. The collapse occurred after a 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit the country. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Population, the accident happened at midnight in the Garden City area of Cairo, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. The cause of the accident was not confirmed. The quake was mild and registered at least 4.0 on the Richter stage, head of Egypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics Hatem Ouda told Egyptian state news agency MENA.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:33 pm
A free lunch for villagers in the Ayeyarwady Delta turned sour after it landed more than a third of the rural community in hospital with food poisoning, local officials said Friday. Hundreds of villagers from Eain Ta Lone in Maungmya Township fell ill after eating fish stew served at a Buddhist ceremony to celebrate the ordination of local novices. The entire 1,000-person village was bundled over to the nearest hospital, where 367 were admitted for treatment, said charity worker Wai Lin Aung, who helped to transport the villagers. Many were vomiting and some described aches and pains all ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:45 pm
The eruption of the Kambalny volcano in southern Kamchatka on Saturday has surprised scientists of the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) of the Russian Academy of Scientists. "KVERT's specialists since 1993 have been monitoring both by satellite and visual methods the volcanic activities and nothing pointed to a possible eruption of the Kambalny," KVERT's head Olga Girina told TASS on March 25. "It is a pure surprise for us." "We continue the monitoring and will analyze possible threats as data come in," she added. Earlier on March 25, the local branch of the national ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:41 pm
At least 18 people were injured in Langham Place on Saturday (March 25) afternoon after an escalator stopped and reversed, according to the South China Morning Post. Video footage showed the escalator changing its direction at a high speed, causing a pile-up of people at its base. Eyewitnesses recounted seeing four men and 14 women lose their balance and roll down the escalator. One man injured his head and was sent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, said a police spokeswoman, SCMP reported. A woman who injured her leg in the accident said the escalator was moving twice as fast as usual. She ...
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:37 pm
At least 3 persons were killed and 25 others injured today when part of a residential building collapsed after a gas pipeline explosion in China's northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local officials said. The accident happened at a multi-storey residential building in Tumd Right Banner of Baotou City. The part of the building collapsed due to natural gas pipeline explosion, the local government said in a press release. Four of the injured residents were in critical condition, it said, adding the cause of the accident is under investigation.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 2:35 pm