Passengers at Luton Airport waiting to catch their flights after the suspicious item was found

Luton Airport reopens after hair-straightener scare

One-Minute Read Tue 9 Sep, AT 13:50

Hair straighteners triggered security alert that closed Luton Airport for four hours

A TSA agent

9 bizarre weapons found by airport security

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Jul, AT 11:20

Ninja stars, bear spray and iPhone knives – just some of the oddities on the TSA's Instagram account

An armed officer patrols Heathrow Airport

Airport security: mobile phone checks stepped up

Briefing Wed 9 Jul, AT 11:53

Passengers face more stringent mobile phone checks at airports amid fears of an al-Qaeda plot

Liquid containers go through airport security

High-tech liquid scanner set to shorten airport queues

One-Minute Read Tue 6 May, AT 12:48

Long airport security lines and restrictive hand luggage rules could be consigned to the past

Anger as Nobel winner Mo Yan defends Chinese censorship

First Reaction Fri 7 Dec, AT 09:21

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

Pippa Middleton's gun-toting pal named as top criminal lawyer

The Tabloids Wed 18 Apr, AT 12:00

Red top tales: Gun photo driver named, pub's groping ghoul, Cowell's black loo roll