Families face a summer of travel chaos following a security alert over bombs that cannot be detected by airport scanners. Intelligence sources fear Al Qaeda is plotting to smuggle the devices on to planes travelling between Britain and America. The explosives, which have no metal parts, could be hidden in clothes or surgically implanted inside a suicide bomber. Full story >>
If something unpleasant or difficult looms, it seems likely to happen soon. • The government is denying that a crisis is looming.