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Update on the situation on Tunisia

The situation in Tunisia is now calmer although demonstrations are expected to continue and incidents of violence are still possible. The Forgein Office has advised against all but essential travel to Tunisia. However, given the relative calm in Tunisia at the present time, they are no longer advising British nationals already in Tunisia to leave. [...]

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‘Electronic Dog Sniffer’ Introduced in UK Airport

Brand New Technology Set To Reduce Passenger ‘Indignity’ A brand new airport security system is being trialled at Glasgow Airport this month. The new technique is able to detect any explosives without passengers having to remove their shoes and coats. It is hoped that this new machine will cut down the waiting time for passengers [...]

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X-Ray Scanners Set To Tackle Liquid Ban

New Airport Scanners Able To Detect Liquid Explosives A brand new airport scanner that can tell the difference between water and liquid explosives has been given the official EU approval. The scanner can even check the bar-code on your bottle to ensure that the contents have not been tampered with, heralding a new age of [...]

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Heathrow Airport introduces full body scanners

UK Passengers flying out from Heathrow Airport will not be given a choice of an alternative security check should they protest against going through the new full body scanners that are being trialed next week. Many people thought that a manual pat-down would be used for those that objected to going through the new scanners  [...]

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