Terror threat downgraded.
That means the official assessment of the danger of an attack in the near future has shifted from "highly likely" to a "strong possibility".
Mr Johnson said the country still faces a "real and serious" threat from terrorists and urged members of the public to remain vigilant.
The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre, a unit within MI5, sets the level based on an analysis of intelligence.
There are five levels of threat, ranging from low - meaning an attack is unlikely, to critical - when an attack is expected imminently.
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|Date:||Jul 20, 2009|
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