British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters
British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters

Britain increases terrorism threat level to ‘severe’ after deadly attacks in France and Austria

  • ‘Severe’ – the second-highest of five levels – means an attack is ‘highly likely’, said the domestic intelligence service MI5
  • The British decision was made by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, which conducts a formal review of the threat level every six months

Topic |   Terrorism
British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters
British Home Secretary Priti Patel. Photo: Reuters
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