The UK has given a noncommittal response to US demands that security on US-bound flights be stepped up in the face of mounting terrorist threats to civil aviation. It follows comments by US homeland security secretary John Kelly on June 28 that he would be demanding enhanced security procedures at all airports from which flights departed for the US. These could include increased use of dog searches, enhanced screening of electronic devices and general tightening-up of passenger ...

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