Parliament was busy this afternoon, as MPs were heading in for a debate. Lawmakers were held inside and parliament has been suspended. Prime minister Theresa May was taken away from parliament in a car by police as the incident occurred. May is now at Downing Street and held an emergency Cobra committee meeting, which deals with responses to crises. She said the UK’s threat level has been set to “severe” for sometime now and will stay that way. Parliament will sit “as normal” on Thursday, she said. Here’s a statement from the prime minster as she confirms details of the attack:

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