Too many Gates …

This is currently in my BBC news feed


The highlighted one is Bill talking about his vision of the future at the CES show in Las Vegas. Sadly he won't be appearing on Dancing on Ice, that's Gareth Gates. I had to open the article to find that out though.

Other Gems in the news Jeremy Clarkson published his bank account details to "prove" the loss of the HMRC data was nothing to make a fuss about - "All you'll be able to do with them is put money into my account. Not take it out" he said. Now he's found that someone set up a direct debit to a charity just to prove a point. Presumably the person who did it is laughing all the way to Bank.  Jeremy now thinks we're all vulnerable after all "we must go after the idiots who lost the discs and stick cocktail sticks in their eyes until they beg for mercy."

And as you can see in the list above British airport security is being changed again. The "ONE BAG" rule had brought back some sense; the struggles of people with lots of bags or grossly oversized ones, slowed down the boarding process and made everyone grumpy. And airline staff at the gate wouldn't enforce the rules because it's regular travellers who flout the rules.  Now you can take two bags through security in most airports; one terminal at Gatwick isn't up to screening the extra bags so flights FROM there still have the one-bag rule but flights TO there can take two. Budget airlines are sticking to one bag, but don't seem not to care about weight. BA will only allow me 23KG, but it can be spread over two bags.  Although there is agreement no bag can exceed  56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (22 inches x 17.5 inches x 9.85 inches) BA's guidance on the other is "a briefcase or laptop sized bag". So no risk of confusion there then !

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