The UK’s automated border control gates returned to normal operation after a nationwide system issue caused major delays over the weekend. The malfunction affected the functioning of ePassport gates, causing technical glitches for passengers entering and exiting the country. The Home Office apologized to travelers for the inconvenience caused and confirmed that the issue has been resolved. Social media users posted images of long queues at airport terminals across the country as a result of the problem.
Today: December 9, 2023