Minister at it again
Is nothing sacred any more. In a clear security breach Oliver Letwin, David Cameron’s policy adviser, was spotted on five separate occasions disposing of correspondence about national security and terrorism in a public park. He also disposed of details about his constituents.
Mr Letwin's behaviour is being examined by a data protection watchdog amid suggestions he may have breached the law by dumping more paperwork.
The British Transport Police (BTP) have issued new advice to rail companies on how to respond to a Mumbai style terrorist attack on the rail network.
A Tesco Express in Polegate, East Sussex, has started to tag Dairy Milk chocolate bars with security strips to stop them being shoplifted.
Security officers involved in the removal of failed asylum seekers and foreign prisoners showed an “unprofessional and derogatory attitude” according to inspectors.
The criticism comes after inspectors travelled on two flights, one escorting 35 detainees to Jamaica and one escorting 53 detainees to Nigeria.
We are currently providing door supervisors for The Belle Vue in Clapham, South London. The Belle Vue is a comfortable and quaint traditional high street pub, 50 yards from Clapham Common tube station.
There was a protest involving thousands of Sikhs in central London yesterday about searches of turbans at European airports. Protests were also held in Rome, Brussels and Madrid.
Some European airports are insisting that turbans are removed and searched as part of airport security checks. The turban is an important part of the Sikh religion and many Sikhs do not like other people to touch their turban. Sikhs argue that there is no need for them to have to remove their turbans or have them searched if they have successfully passed through security scanners.
The Police have been undertaking a three day exercise to test the security of the London 2012 Olympics. Police have had to reassess some of their plans for security after the riots which affected London last month.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at Honolulu airport have not been checking bags properly for explosives an investigation has revealed. The TSA began an investigation when two employees reported that thousands of bags had not been properly screened for explosives.
Increasing numbers of security guards are being given limited police powers, including the ability to confiscate alcohol and issue fines for various sorts of anti-social behaviour.
A Merseyside shopkeeper has claimed that police told him that the courts would not be interested in prosecuting a shoplifter.
Shopkeeper Adam Abdullah Nazir was approached in his shop by a man who asked him for change. When he turned his back the man was recorded on CCTV taking a packet of cake slices from the shelf and hiding it behind his back. Nazir followed him out of the shop and confronted him, and the man ran off dropping the item.