UK airport security to be increased after US call

Security is being increased at UK airports after the US asked for tougher measures amid reports that terrorists are working on a bomb that could evade scanners. The Government said most passengers should not experience disruption from the new regime.

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Foreign Office: Additional security checks in Uganda

The Foreign Office updated has its travel advice on Uganda after the authorities in Kampala warned of a possible terror threat against Entebbe Airport today.

The Ugandan authorities remain concerned about the possibility of a further attack and have issued a number of alerts warning of a heightened risk of terrorism, including most recently at the beginning of July, about a possible threat against Entebbe airport on 3 July 2014.

There may also be additional security checks, including baggage searches, on the approach to Entebbe Airport.

– Foreign Office advice

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