An Overground and Tube station was closed after a false alarm from an automatic fire alarm.

London Fire Brigade sent a crew from Islington Fire Station to Highbury and Islington Station at 12.12pm today.

The station, which is on the Victoria underground and London overground lines, was closed while firefighters investigated.

A fire brigade spokesperson said: "We responded at 12.12pm to an automatic fire alarm sounding at Highbury and Islington Underground Station.

"A crew from Islington Fire Station were sent to the scene and following investigation, they established there was no fire."