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Are you dependent on your satnav?

The UK is “dangerously dependent” on the GPS satellite navigation system, a report has warned.

Back-up systems are often inadequate, while equipment which can illegally jam systems is easily and cheaply available, the report from the Royal Academy of Engineering said.

With Global Navigation Space Systems (GNSS) affecting such things as road, rail and shipping equipment, a system failure could “just conceivably cause loss of life”.