A double-decker bus has burst into flames outside London's Liverpool Street station.

Footage uploaded to social media shows the back of the bus engulfed in fire.

London Fire Brigade confirmed it was called to the scene around 10am.

A spokeswoman said half of the bus had been destroyed in the blaze.

Firefighters are still at the scene, which has been cordoned off.

Bishopsgate road has been closed between Threadneedle Street and Wormwood Street.