Government Backs Expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport

LONDON (AP) — A third runway at Heathrow Airport was approved Tuesday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet, setting the stage for a parliamentary vote on the matter after years of debate over how to increase airport capacity around London.

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The Heathrow Airport Climate Protesters Are Going To Jail. Good.

The #Heathrow13 – climate activists convicted of trespassing on and disrupting Britain’s busiest airport – have been told by the judge that they face jail sentences. Oh how the heart bleeds! According to a small group of green protesters who have

#Heathrow13 Protester Christina O'kelly attends a demonstration calling for no third runway to be built at Heathrow airport on April 27, 2013 in London, England. The rally against Heathrow expansion, organised by Zac Goldsmith, featured speeches from MPs from all political parties and council leaders.

Kuwait Air Halts New York Flights over Requirement to Fly Israelis

Kuwait Air has announced it will halt passenger service from New York’s JFK airport to Heathrow in London by January 18, due to a requirement by the United States Department of Transportation that it cease discrimination against Israeli travelers.

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Man Stabs Himself In Head At London’s Heathrow Airport

A man was taken to hospital after he repeatedly stabbed himself in the head on Wednesday at London’s Heathrow airport, police and British media said, triggering panic among passengers. “Sitting at Fortnum and Mason Heathrow T5 when a man runs

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Bomb Threat Diverts British Airways Flight Bound for London to Montreal

There are still conflicting reports about the reason British Airways Flight 274, carrying 312 passengers from Las Vegas to London on an overnight flight, was diverted to Montreal for an emergency landing on Wednesday morning. However, several sources cite interviews and social-media postings from passengers who indicate the plane was grounded after a bomb threat.


Scottish Nationalists Crack The Whip Over England Yet Again

In a move guaranteed to anger Londoners, the Scottish Nationalists stand accused of “crossing the line” after giving notice of the latest battleground on which they will dictate events in England. In the argument over runway capacity the SNP leader Nicola


UPDATE: Terror Concerns As Climate Loons Block Heathrow Runway, Flights Delayed

Security concerns have been raised as climate change activists from direct action group ‘Plane Stupid‘ caused delays and cancellations at Heathrow, Europe’s busiest passenger airport, after breaching the perimeter fence, invading the north runway and locking themselves together in protest at the airport’s possible


Build Third Runway at Heathrow, Airports Commission Says

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Airports Commission unanimously recommended the construction of a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport on Wednesday in a long-awaited report on how to best expand the country’s aviation capacity. The commission decided that Heathrow presented a

Snow Continues To Cause Delays To Flights At Heathrow Airport