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Murray's GB will travel to Belgium for Davies Cup despite threat

By PA Reporter

The Great Britain team, including star player Andy Murray, will travel to Belgium today ahead of the Davis Cup final despite the terror threat in Brussels remaining at its highest level.

Captain Leon Smith and his players had been due to fly to the Belgian capital yesterday but by lunchtime had delayed their departure by a day because of the security situation there. Prime Minister Charles Michel last night announced the threat level in the Brussels area would stay at category four today. It was raised on Saturday because of a "serious and imminent" threat of a Paris-style attack. The city's Metro system has been shut all weekend and will be staying closed on Monday.

The search for a man believed to be one of the organisers of the atrocities in the French capital continues in the Brussels area.

Ghent, where the Davis Cup final is being held, is only 35 miles from Brussels and the UK Foreign Office updated its guidance for the country, advising visitors not to go to places with large numbers of people.

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