Armed police on Brighton streets

After the Parsons Green incident the country has been put on high alert [critical status] of another terror attack and many parts of the public realm will be protected by armed officers and/or the military.

The committee responsible for assessing the risk of terrorist incidents raised the terror threat to critical yesterday, meaning it is feared the country is at imminent risk of another attack.

Armed police are on duty across the country this weekend in busy public places while the army has been called in to free up officers the patrols and guard places like train and power stations or football stadiums.