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British police detain man at London's Palace of Westminster

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By Euronews
British police detain man at London's Palace of Westminster

<p>A man carrying a knife has been tasered by police outside the Houses of Parliament in London.</p> <p>The man was stopped just metres from where an officer was stabbed to death in a terrorist attack in March. </p> <p>Officers approached him after becoming suspicious about his behavior. He reached for a knife, sparking officers to taser him.</p> <p>London’s Metropolitan Police said the are not currently treating the incident as terrorist-related but remain open-minded.</p> <p>The man in his 30s is being questioned by police.</p> <p>A security review of the outside of the parliamentary estate has been ordered by House of Commons Speaker John Bercow.</p> <p>On March 22, Khalid Masood drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, and then stabbed a policeman to death in the grounds of parliament.</p>