UK police get new powers to seize and search naughty drones

Remember the enormous, pre-Christmas chaos those drone sightings caused at London’s Gatwick Airport last month?
The ones that put the whole airport on lockdown, delayed roughly 1,000 flights and prompted a lengthy police investigation?
SEE ALSO: Still at large: Drones responsible for shutting down one of the UK’s busiest airports
Well, it looks like people have had enough of it. In a tweet on Tuesday morning, the UK government’s Department for Transport announced the introduction of new powers for police to seize and search suspicious drones, as well as new airport exclusion zones and safety measures. Read more..

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