Oxford Circus Crowd rush 2017
'Stampede' after false report of shots on Oxford Street
Armed police were scrambled to the heart of London’s shopping district for the second time in a number of weeks.
Oxford Circus: Platform 'altercation' caused tube panic
Police have released images of two men they want to speak to, after an altercation at a central London Tube station created mass panic on Friday.
Is it right to say people caught in a terror scare 'panic'?
The public’s response to a false alarm of a terror attack on London’s Oxford Street was widely described as “panic”. But there is evidence to suggest people fleeing an alert are entirely reasonable, write psychologists Stephen Reicher and John Drury.
Understanding collective fear responses to perceived terrorist threats
By Dermot Barr
Crowds and Identities: John Drury’s Research Group