England: More than 100 applications for London Olympics rejected by security

Posted on June 10, 2012 • Filed under: Travel News, United Kingdom

In one of the biggest vetting operations in 70 years, the backgrounds of half-a-million people have been screened amid concerns the Games remain threatened by terrorism. The Home Office has so far refused more than 100 applications for a range of reasons, but mostly due to concerns about extent of an individual’s criminal records. Read article

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