20,000 people have been evacuated from Birmingham city center due to a potential terrorist threat.
BBC News coverage: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4668313.stm
No more news as of yet... they started evacuating people two and a half hours ago, at 21:00BST.
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