Rachel Megawatt for Breitbart
London will be guarded by record numbers of police and fortified with concrete barriers ahead of New Year’s Eve to repel Islamist attacks. In total, 3,800 police officers will be on duty in central London, with thousands more in the rest of the capital.
The barriers are being deployed to stop cars and trucks entering the centre of the city, where they could be used to ram and run over pedestrians in scenes similar to those seen in Berlin and Nice this year.
Millbank, outside MI5HQ
British Transport Police also made that unusual announcement that armed officers will be patrolling trains and the underground tube network.
Outside Westminster tube station
The Metropolitan Police confirmed security plans for the capital’s New Year’s Eve celebrations had been “adjusted” in the last few days in light of recent Islamist terror attacks.