He says: "It now seems there was a detonation of an improvised explosive device".
Mrs May said she would chair a meeting of the National Security Committee later today.
REUTERS/Kevin Coombs Armed police officers walk through a carriage of a London underground tube train at Parsons Green station in London, Britain September 15, 2017. "I looked up and saw the whole carriage engulfed in flames making its way towards me", one of the passengers who was travelling on the train, told Reuters. As a manhunt takes place across the capital, authorities have tightened security on all transport hubs, The New York Times reports. The broadcaster also reported that the device did not fully detonate.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, speaking before police confirmed they were treating the incident as terrorism, said people should "keep calm and go about their normal lives" as emergency services respond.
"We have sent multiple resources to the scene including single responders in cars, ambulance crews, incident response officers and our hazardous area response team", the London Ambulance Service said on Twitter.
Tracking rounds of showers from Irma
Plenty of cloud cover, however, there is a small chance for a peak of the sunshine late in the afternoon. The low will continue to weaken on Friday , as high pressure begins to build in from the west.
According to the Sky News report, an eye witness said that he saw remnants of flash/smoke, "hordes of people" and people "running down the platform" at Parsons Green station.
Photos taken inside a District Line train show a white plastic bucket inside a supermarket shopping bag. None was thought to be in a serious or life-threatening condition.
The official threat level now stands at severe - meaning an attack is seen as "highly likely". Police said they are still trying to establish who is responsible and so far no arrests have been made.
"I never think it's helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation", May said in response to US President Donald Trump's claim that the terrorists "were in the sights of Scotland Yard".
The city has been struck with two major attacks this year.
Twenty-one of those killed were boys aged between 13 and 17 and the other two victims were teachers, Singh said. More than 200 fires are said to have been recorded nationwide at private religious schools since 2015.
The letter was written ahead of a Security Council meeting on the issue, tentatively scheduled for Thursday. Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa wrote an open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi .
France declared a state of emergency following attacks in Paris in November 2015, in which more than 130 people were killed. In January 2015, Islamist gunmen had stormed into the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo , killing 12 journalists.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity has spurred controversy since it was established in May. Kobach also said it's possible the commission will make no recommendations and just tell states "here's the data".
His and Pakistan's only hundred in a Twenty20 worldwide had come against Bangladesh during the World Twenty20 tournament in 2014. During the innings break the Pakistan cricket Board arranged a lap of honour for retired greats Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq.
A treasury spokesperson told ABC that Mnuchin lodged his honeymoon travel request out of a desire to uphold security standards. The commenter, OR resident Jennifer Miller, wrote an op-ed for CNN saying Linton was the one who is out of touch.
While ESPN's " Monday Night Football " enjoyed an historic night, the same can't be said for sideline reporter Sergio Dipp . Dipp was working for both ESPN Deportes and ESPN broadcasts, a massively impressive feat on its own.
After these military preparations many troops stayed in the area to participate in the subsequent war with Ukraine. Russian Federation says they will simulate assaults by "extremist groups" trying to carry out "terrorist attacks".
Whether it's Canelo or Golovkin, or even Billy Joe, I would fight anyone who has got that IBF title if I'm given the shot. Using lateral movement, GGG stalks his opponents to the ropes or corners, where many of his knockouts take place.
Oracle's Cloud-Computing Guidance Raises Concerns About Growth
It is flat, as 67 investors sold ORCL shares while 585 reduced holdings. only 87 funds opened positions while 431 raised stakes. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. increased its holdings in Oracle Corporation by 21.4% during the 1st quarter.
Sampha beats Ed Sheeran to Mercury Prize
He included a shout-out to Stormzy's album and the Common Sense , the short-listed album by J Hus . SAMPHA last night won the Hyundai Mercury Prize for best album of the year for Process .
Galaxy Note 8 Gets Record Pre-orders In the US
The new device, which could cost more than £1,000, features a face-scanning camera and cable free charging for the first time. There are dual optical image stabilisation on two cameras with lots of moving magnets and a new Quad LED two tone flash.
Sen. Scott talks race relations with the president
The White House has not yet released an official comment on whether the president will sign or veto this new measure. Scott has been outspoken on issues of racism but supportive of the president's low-tax economic agenda.
Destiny 2's Servers Go Down For a Few Hours Today
Bungie has revealed when Destiny 2's upcoming raid will unlock alongside player level requirements for the big event. For newcomers to the series, Raids are some of the hardest challenges in the Destiny franchise.
Apple Releases iTunes 12.7
As well as removing the app store from iTunes Apple has also removed the ringtones section, you can see the release notes below. On the Mac, users will have to open the App Store from the Applications folder or from the App Dock.