The blast was reported to have hit the foyer of the building at 10:30pm, British Transport police said.
10:48 PM BST
Reports of massive explosion
10:58 PM BST
There are some reports the explosion heard could have been part of act at the Arena.
11:13 PM BST
Boarders at Chetham’s Music school next to Victoria Station have reportedly been ushered into one common room.
11:19 PM BST
All trains are currently stopping stopping at Victoria station following security scare.
11:56 PM BST
Police statement “Emergency services are currently responding to reports on an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured. Please avoid the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene. Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as possible.
12:38 AM BST
Sky News reported that a bomb disposal unit at the scene.
12:53 AM BST
North West Counter Terror Command are treating it as a “possible terrorist incident”
12:57 AM BST
The death toll id in double figures, officials report.
1:14 AM BST
Police have confirmed that 19 people have been killed in the Manchester Arena attack. A further 50 people are injured.
1:34 AM BST
There will be a controlled explosion in Cathedral gardens shortly.
2:03 AM BST
Two US officials tell Reuters that a suicide bomber is suspected in Manchester explosion.
2:34 AM BST
Emergency services still working at the scene of last nights incident at Manchester Arena and continue to ask public to avoid the area.