Package Forces Evacuation of Blair’s St.
Police closed several streets briefly Monday in central London where most government offices are located, including Parliament and 10 Downing St., after a suspicious package was found, an official said. Four days after terrorist bombs killed 49 people on three subway trains and a bus in central London, two red police vans blocked both ends of Whitehall, a wide street that runs from Trafalgar Square to Parliament and includes the Downing Street office and residence of Prime Minister Tony Blair, and the Foreign Office. Nearby Parliament Square, where the House of Commons and the House of Lords are located, also was closed to cars and pedestrians. Full Story