threat level

The Home Secretary, Theresa Kitten Heels May, has announced that The Threat Level had been raised from "Casual insouciance" to "Run to the hills". On the five point gradation of fear, we are now at the second most terrifying, leaving only "Abandon all hope" to go.
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The international threat to the UK from a terrorist attack has been downgraded from 'severe' to 'substantial', Home Secretary