London's Gatwick Airport Reopens After Evacuation

The evacuation came amid heightened security after attacks in Paris left at least 127 people dead.

The tarmac at London Gatwick Airport in London, U.K., Oct. 14, 2015.
Bloomberg

Britain's Gatwick Airport said on Saturday it had re-opened the North Terminal following an evacuation due a suspicious item found at the airport earlier in the day.

The evacuation came amid heightened security after attacks in Paris left at least 127 people dead on Friday and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron convened a meeting of his government's emergency response committee. 

The terminal at Britain's second busiest airport was found to be safe after a search by police.

A man had been arrested after behaving suspiciously, police said, and bomb disposal experts were called to investigate the item.

Britain's terror threat remains at its second highest "severe" level, Prime Minister David Cameron said after a meeting of the government's emergency response committee.