Full Body Scanners at Heathrow
By Jean Eaglesham in London and Andrew England in Sana’a
Published: January 3 2010 16:24 | Last updated: January 3 2010 20:44
Travellers using London’s Heathrow airport will have to undergo checks by full-body scanners “as soon as practical”, BAA, the airports operator, disclosed on Sunday.
The move came after Gordon Brown, prime minister, committed Britain to using the controversial technology, saying airports had to “go further” on security measures following the failed Christmas day terror attack on a transatlantic passenger jet.