Wedding guests face security checks
London - British police say guests at the
royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton will have to pass
through security checks to enter Westminster Abbey.
Police would not say what methods will be
used. Some 5 000 police will be deployed at the wedding and 60 people have
already been arrested in pre-wedding sweeps.
Metropolitan Police Commander Christine
Jones said on Wednesday that there is no intelligence suggesting any new
terrorist threats against the royal wedding.
She says Internet chatter is being
monitored and asks the public to be on alert for suspicious behaviour.
Jones says police will able to use special
stop-and-search powers on Friday while monitoring crowds along the parade route
and at Buckingham Palace.