A man charged after an attack left two security guards injured at MI5 headquarters has been remanded in custody following a court appearance.
Two security guards were injured in the attack
William Cornford, 41, of no fixed address, faced two counts of aggravated burglary and one of attempted robbery.
He appeared on Monday in Horseferry Road Magistrates' Court following Friday's incident involving a machete which left the guards with cuts.
No bail application was made and the case was adjourned until 14 September.
On Friday, police said the man is thought to have entered Thames House, in Millbank, through the Northern Ireland Office door and left through the main MI5 entrance.
The guards' injuries were not life-threatening.
One of them received cuts to the hand and the other suffered cuts to the arm.
MI5 is the UK's security service, responsible for protecting the UK against threats to national security.
Police are to review security at the building, close to the Houses of Parliament, where both the Security Service MI5 and the Northern Ireland Office are based.