US transport security workers forced to work for free during shutdown call in sick en masse

US Transportation Security Administration employees are calling in sick in protest over being forced to work without pay during the government shutdown that shows no signs of ending after 14 days. After a recent CNN report that call-ins have shot up, more than doubling in some cases and affecting four major airports, TSA and its […]

Brexit won’t damage the UK’s national security — but a no-deal would be disastrous

Reuters / Eduardo Munoz Writing for Business Insider, the UK’s former national security adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant says Brexit needn’t damage national security — but leaving without a deal would be disastrous and must be avoided. Despite some recent alarmist reporting, there is no reason why Brexit should damage UK national security. As National […]

A Republican lawmaker invoked Paul Manafort’s adult children in a bizarre defense of Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

AP A Republican lawmaker likened the Trump administration’s discontinued child separation policy at the US-Mexico border to the children of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman. Manafort, who faces increased scrutiny after allegedly breaching his plea agreement to charges of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in the special counsel’s investigation, is the father of […]

Gatwick Airport flights latest news update as planes GROUNDED by drone security breach

Gatwick Airport flights have all been grounded since last night when drones were spotted illegally flying over the airfield. The major security alert resulted in outbound flights being diverted and incoming planes diverted. They will remain disrupted for a further 24 hours, the hub has said. Passengers have been advised against travelling to the airport without checking the […]

Hand luggage: How to pack liquids OVER 100ml and get through airport security

Hand luggage travellers can save both time and money by not checking in a suitcase. Some airlines can charge as much as the ticket to check in a bag and passengers could see themselves waiting as long as an hour waiting at the baggage carousel. The downside of travelling with hand luggage only is the […]

NASA discloses October security breach

In an internal memo obtained by Spaceref, NASA’s chief human capital officer Bob Gibbs has revealed that the agency suffered a security breach a few months ago. Investigators discovered the breach on October 23rd, and they found that an intruder gained access to a server containing the personal information (including their Social Security numbers) of […]

Flights: Passengers MUST to do this at airport security this winter airports have warned

Flights in the winter can be made tricker by the colder weather which sees passengers donning warm coats and plenty of layers. So many clothes may be a great idea when travelling in the chill to the airport but the bulky items can prove a hindrance when passing through the airport. Manchester Airport has now […]