In the wake of the attack in Manchester, the UK’s threat level has been raised from severe to critical – the first time this has happened since June 2007.

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But the nation doesn’t seem to be bothered, instead, getting into the spirit of the times by pointing out just what constitutes an actual threat to the British way of life. #BritishThreatLevels has been the top trending topic on UK Twitter for most of Wednesday, and the responses are bloody brill.

I’m a political nerd, so I immediately went to check out what the politicians and journalists were saying – and I wasn’t disappointed:

 

https://twitter.com/RupertMyers/status/867325576964706304

 

 

 

But there were a few that any gay man can appreciate:

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And some that are just too true not to mention:

https://twitter.com/cjlatimer16/status/867370750155649024

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On a day we all doubtlessly needed a laugh, you lot came through. Well done.