The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,

At least seven people have have been arrested during the investigation into the bombing. That was a change from previous thinking that a bomb-maker might be at large.

The Times on Wednesday published crime scene photos it said were "distributed by British authorities". While officials have told The New York Times that the complexity of the bomb suggests some help, another source told Reuters that it's entirely possible Abedi constructed the device himself using skills he learned in Libya. "It's our deepest defense and security partnership that we have". His name first surfaced in US media reports on Tuesday, based on briefings given to USA officials by their counterparts in London.

Queen Elizabeth visited the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where some of the casualties have been treated, and was filmed chatting with a girl lying injured on a ward.

The row-which goes to the heart of the close intelligence-sharing relationship between the two allies-provides an awkward backdrop to Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday.

It was revealed that specialist teams have carried out a review of security for more than 1300 events with Britain remaining at the highest threat level of critical while the investigation into the bombing continues.

Cities including Paris, Nice, Brussels, St. Petersburg, Berlin and London have suffered militant attacks in the last two years.

Britain routinely shares intelligence with the United States bilaterally, and as part of the "Five Eyes" network which also includes Australia, Canada and New Zealand. He criticised media for publishing such material. Belhaj is one of the Al Qaeda Organization elements, who claimed the British Intelligence had kidnapped him, and later released him before he filed a it against it in which he demanded millions Sterling Pounds in compensation. "Our coverage of Monday's horrific attack has been both comprehensive and responsible", the newspaper said.

  • Salvatore Jensen