X-ray scanners withdrawn from US airports

The Transportation Security Administration has given up and announced that it will no longer be using some controversial body scanners at US airports, as software developers have been unable to make the images any less revealing.

JFK likeliest airport to spread disease

If you want to play it safe, avoid airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu - they're the ones most likely to play a part in spreading pandemics.

No body scan opt-out at UK airports

Passengers traveling through British airports will not be allowed to opt out of full body scans, the transport secretary has said.