Why have gadgets been banned?
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US and UK flight ban on electronic devices explained

The United States and United Kingdom have announced that laptops, e-readers and almost any other electronic device that is not a phone will be banned from cabin luggage on some flights.

The US rule applies to 10 airports, the UK to six - including Turkey and middle-eastern countries.

Daniel Sandford explains why phones are allowed when bigger devices aren't - and what might have led to the ban.

  • 21 Mar 2017
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