19 Mar '11, 6am

Bottles of water, mobile phones & sandwiches could be banned at London 2012 Olympics

LONDON - Bottles of water, mobile phones and sandwiches could be banned as part of severe security arrangements being considered by London 2012 organisers. Families hoping to enjoy a day out at next year's Olympic Games may be limited about what they can bring into any of the venues. Every bag will be X-rayed in a series of airport-style security checks which are likely to lead to long queues. People booking tickets, which went on sale this week, have to sign a terms and conditions document, which runs to 7,350 words, published by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG). This list of rules and regulations makes clear that the following items are banned: Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, liquids in containers of greater than 100ml in size, umbrellas, horns, whistles, drums, rattles, musical instruments, or any other devices that in the opinio...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110319-0000374/London...

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