Manchester airport

Wasim Akram claims he was 'embarrassed' and 'humiliated' at Manchester airport

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram took to Twitter to reveal how officials at Manchester airport mistreated him and did not take care of his diabetes medication.

Jul 24, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Pakistan-born man convicted of pipe bomb plot in UK

Muhammad was seen crying in court as the jury returned its guilty verdict, reached by a majority of 10 to two after almost 16 hours of deliberations.

Aug 08, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Two arrested in Britain after bomb scare prompts easyJet plane evacuation

Officers were called to the easyJet flight bound for Marrakech after reports that a passenger had claimed to have a bomb in his bag.

Nov 20, 2015, 03:47 AM IST

UK six held over Syria terrorism released without charge

Six people arrested on suspicion of terrorism in Britain after Turkish authorities stopped a group crossing the border to Syria have been released without charge, police said today.

Apr 19, 2015, 01:05 AM IST

Man held over bomb threat as RAF escorts jet to UK airport

British police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of making a hoax bomb threat that forced a Qatar Airways plane to make an emergency landing under military jet escort.

Aug 05, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

UK fighter jet escorts passenger plane into Manchester airport

A British military jet was scrambled on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane to Manchester Airport after reports of a possible device on board.

Aug 05, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Heroin found woven into Pak-made rugs at Manchester Airport

Fifty kilogrammes of heroin with a street value of about five million pounds was found woven into handmade rugs from Pakistan which had arrived at Manchester Airport, police said today.

Jun 10, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

`Suspect package` found at Manchester airport

An airport terminal in Manchester was closed and evacuated Monday after a "suspect package" was found, airport officials said.

Apr 01, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

EU bans `naked` airport body scanners over safety concerns

The controversial `naked` airport body scanners, which created a furore over health and privacy concerns, have failed in getting the EU`s nod.

Sep 18, 2012, 18:21 PM IST

Naked body scanners at British airports?

Controversial "naked" body scanners could be introduced at all British airports after top scientists declared them safe.

May 04, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

Britain secret file says massive UFO spotted

A spaceship that was "20 times the size of a football field" was spotted hovering over Britain`s Manchester airport nearly 15 years back.

Aug 05, 2010, 11:51 AM IST

Now, `naked scanners` to beef up airport security

A human X-ray machine has been introduced at Manchester Airport.

Oct 13, 2009, 15:59 PM IST