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Breaches May Spur Tighter Security on London Tourists

A slew of recent security breaches in London is likely to have an impact on tourism. A reporter for a tabloid newspaper recently managed to bring fake bomb equipment onto the floor of Parliament without being checked. Earlier, a protestor dressed as Batman managed to scale Buckingham Palace. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and Matthew Tempest of the British newspaper The Guardian.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.