IT glitch takes passports gates offline across the UK

However, a cyber attack has been ruled out

Tom Allen
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IT glitch takes passports gates offline across the UK

A technical issue affecting UK Border Force's IT systems caused hours-long queues at airports around the country before it was fixed.

Airports across Scotland and England - including major hubs like Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester - were affected by the outage, which first manifested on Tuesday evening. The issue was most app...

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