British police arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a Sri Lankan Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Stansted Airport, officials said on Saturday.
Long waits at British airport immigration desks have been blamed on staff cuts, airline schedules, security policies and even the wind.
Police evacuated part of a British airport on Saturday and declared a "chemical incident" after a man tried to carry some non-identified white powder onto a plane.
Terror threat seems to have forced Britain to introduce for the first time at Manchester Airport a body scanner.
Day in Pics: 17th December
Showbiz World - December 17, 2014
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