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'Naked' body scanners ditched

Controversial "naked" security scanners are to be ditched at Manchester Airport. The machines invaded passenger privacy, according to critics, by giving graphic X-ray style images.

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'Naked' body scanners scrapped

Bosses at Manchester Airport say they're baffled about a decision forcing them to scrap controversial body scanners introduced two years ago. The devices, which cost almost a million pounds, use xrays to carry out security checks and display a full body image of the person being scanned.

The airport say they've helped reduce queues and reassure passengers. But the European Commission will not allow the airport to keep the scanners once a trial period comes to an end next month. And so far they've failed to provide a reason why. Our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports:

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