Air passengers told to turn on phones under new plans

Officials in the US say some passengers at overseas airports will be asked to turn on their phones under new security measures.

Read: New airport security measures are 'unavoidable'

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it will require some foreign airports to order passengers to turn on devices such as mobile phones. Any that do not power up will not be allowed on flights to the US, and those travellers may have to undergo additional screening.

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UK airport passengers advised to charge electronic devices

All air passengers flying into or out of UK airports have been advised to make sure electronic devices in their hand luggage are charged before they travel. The Department for Transport issued the updated guidance "in line with the US advice".