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Should there be a review into airline security?

12:12 UK time, Sunday, 31 October 2010

The UK government has introduced new security restrictions in the wake of the discovery of a parcel bomb at East Midlands Airport. Will this restore confidence?

Passengers will no longer be able to carry printer cartridges weighing more than half a kilo in their hand luggage, and no unaccompanied air cargo will be allowed into Britain from Somalia.

The packages from Yemen, which were bound for the US, contained devices consisting of explosives pushed into printer toner cartridges.

How can airline security be improved? Should we cooperate more with other countries when it comes to dealing with terrorism?

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