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Internet users will be able to register on the MI5 website to receive automatic electronic updates notifying them of any change to the threat level
Currently, the threat level is assessed as "severe" - the second highest rating in the the Government's five-tier system, meaning that an attack is considered "highly likely".
Originally posted by sensfan
Interesting, but what's the big deal? You can now just go on their website to find out the terror alert level, so not much difference. I can see this being useful for news outlets, etc to be informed asap if something is going on.
But, still, what's the big deal?