Great Britain’s Terrorist Threat Level Raised from “Substantial” to “Severe”

Great Britain’s terrorist threat level raised tonight from “substantial” to “severe” — meaning that counter-terrorism agencies believe an attack is “highly likely”.

The decision to raise the threat level is connected to the conference on Afghanistan taking place at Lancaster Gate, London, next Thursday.

Sources said there is intelligence (chatter, but nothing specific) suggesting a possible attempted “spectacular” by an al-Qaeda affiliated group.

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