This is my phone.
At Stansted Airport this weekend, the security people decided that they had to take it away and do their thing with swabs, to test it for explosives.
This worries me slightly. If modern-day terrorists can pack any meaningful amount of explosive into a package that size and still have room for a working mobile phone, aren’t we all a bit screwed?
And if so, is there any chance we can have litter bins back at railway stations now? I know they took them away to stop people planting bombs in them, but if in fact it turns out that they can do the same damage with a bit of chewing gum under a chair, then it would seem to be a bit of a moot point.