UK bars UPS cargo screening at some airports

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    UK bars UPS cargo screening at some airports - Reuters

    Britain has restricted the number of sites at which United Parcel Service can screen air cargo at some airports until the courier company improves its security procedures, the government said on Friday.

    The transport ministry said the restrictions were not based on any immediate or specific terrorism threat and stressed it was not stopping the firm moving cargo through airports.

    "It just means they cannot do their own screening -- they can use a third party for instance (to carry it out), that will be up to them," a spokesman said.