Powders to be banned from hand luggage at UK airports

Powders such as make-up, coffee and spices are to be banned from hand luggage on flights leaving the UK in a new effort to improve airport security.

The move, which raises the prospect of more queues and disruption for travellers, would follow in the footsteps of Australia, New Zealand and the US, where passengers were told last month to treat powders in the same way they would liquids, removing them into ziplock bags for separate scanning.

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Source: The Telegraph