LONDON - BRITISH police said Wednesday parts of Glasgow airport in Scotland had been evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item.

Police in Glasgow 'can confirm that at 19.55 hours (1955 GMT, 3.55am Singapore time) security staff at Glasgow airport became aware of an item which they deemed to be suspicious in nature,' a police spokesman told AFP.

'As a precaution parts of the airport have been evacuated.'

Glasgow airport evacuated