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With all eyes on London, was Manchester left wide open for attack? Photo: Bloomberg

With eyes on London, was Manchester left wide open for attack?

For Britain’s security agencies, London always seemed like the likely target. For years, the capital of 8 million with hundreds of thousands of weekly tourists and dozens of transit hubs had prepared for and feared a major terror attack.

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