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Criminals In UKBA’s Backlog Of 275,000 Cases

The troubled UK Border Agency faces a backlog of cases equivalent to the population of Newcastle, MPs have warned. Missing foreign criminals, failed asylum seekers, illegal immigrants and others refusing to leave the country make up more than 275,000 cases which the agency still needs to deal with, the Commons...
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Eye scanners at England airports turned off

Hi-tech eye scanners have been switched off at two out of four English airports where they were operating. The scanners, which were introduced in 2005, have been mothballed at Manchester and Birmingham airports. They will continue working at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports until after the 2012 Olympics. A UK...
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