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IMAGE: Police officers stand at a cordon after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters
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IMAGE: Armed police stand in the street after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters
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A Met police spokesperson said that there was nobody else in the vehicle, which remains at the scene and is being searched.
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said he was in close contact with police.
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Parliament is currently not sitting. The ongoing parliamentary recess period meant there would have been no Members of Parliament (MPs) or peers in the Houses of Parliament or on their way uk canada goose into the building.