'No single bit of intelligence' to prompt security checks

Security sources have told ITV News that there is "no single bit of intelligence" to prompt increased security at UK airports.

ITV News Westminster Producer Adam Smith reports:

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Security sources tell @itvnews there is "no single bit of intelligence" that has prompted the increased security at UK airports

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Security sources say the increased security at airports is a result of a request from the US which the UK government has agreed to

Read: Nick Clegg suggests increased airport security checks are here to stay

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