British Police have searched several houses near Glasgow in Scotland, after a terrorist attack at the city’s airport. They raided addresses in Houston, about 10 kilometres west of Glasgow, after a four-by-four was driven at speed into the terminal building before exploding into flames. Police are linking the attack on the airport to two failed car-bombings in Central London.
Britain is now on a critical state of alert – the highest possible – meaning the risk of terrorist attack is imminent. So far, four people have been arrested. One of them is in a critical condition at a burns unit in hospital in Glasgow. Thousands of holidaymakers had their travel plans disrupted as the city’s airport was sealed off.
It is now slowly opening again, and flights are beginning to appear on the departure and arrival boards once more, but there are still long waits in store for many.