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Olympic security screening 500,000 people

Olympic security screening 500,000 people
The backgrounds of up to 500,000 people involved in the Olympic Games are being examined by the Home Office, in what is understood to be the biggest vetting process since the Second World War.

Anyone seeking employment at the Games, as well as athletes, coaches and officials, are being screened, according to the Guardian. So far the Home Office has refused about 100 applications, mostly due to concerns about the extent of people's criminal records.

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