Kim Allen, from Lytham St Anne’s in Lancashire, said: “For the airline to try to put cases on hold yet again over the same issue just seemed wrong. Hopefully it’s now time for the airlines to pay us what the law says they should.”

Airlines told they cannot keep flight-delay compensation claims on hold

'Hopefully it’s now time for the airlines to pay us what the law says they should', says Kim Allen

Jihadi John: Mohammed Emwazi was 'extremely kind, gentle, beautiful young man', says Cage director

Asim Qureshi last spoke to Emwazi in 2012

Over 20 per cent of people between 50 and 60 have blood cells marked with the same DNA mutations found in leukaemia cells

DNA develops to acquire genetic mutations linked with cancer as you get older, says study

Scientists estimated that over 20 per cent of people between 50 and 60 have blood cells marked with the same DNA mutations found in leukaemia cells

Richard Spencer, of Middlesbrough College, is on an international shortlist to win a $1million dollar prize for teacher of the year, who gets his students singing and dancing during lessons to remember science formulae

Richard Spencer: The man who could become Britain's first millionaire classroom teacher

Spencer is one of 10 teachers worldwide to be shortlisted to win a $1 million dollar prize by the global teacher of the year award

The 27-year-old is believed to have left Britain in 2012

'Jihadi John': World's media flock to several addresses in hunt for his family home

The family’s current home sits between slightly rundown social housing blocks, but is less than a mile from the affluent streets of Maida Vale and Little Venice

On the ropes: Net migration is now at its highest level for nine years and 54,000 higher than when the Coalition was formed

David Cameron: We can still cut immigration to below 100,000 a year

The Prime Minister will make the pledge despite the fact that net migration is now at its highest level for nine years

Hidden scandal: Jimmy Savile, when he was made OBE in 1972

Jimmy Savile: 15 things we now know about former BBC DJ's shocking abuse

A batch of reports have detailed the extent of Jimmy Savile's crimes at NHS hospitals

'Jihadi John': Timeline to terror

Human rights group Cage has released information regarding contact they had with the Isis militant, and reported details of his past

73 per cent of supermarket chicken is contaminated bacteria which can cause food poisoning

Majority of supermarket chickens contaminated with campylobacter food bug

The FSA has said supermarkets must try harder to make sure poultry is not contaminated when it reaches shelves

Jimmy Savile: Asked by the Radio 1 controller about the rumours, he is said to have replied: “That’s all nonsense.”

Jimmy Savile's older brother 'most likely' abused several women in 1970s and 1980s

Savile's brother Johnny is thought to have sexually assaulted seven women, including five patients, according to a new report

'Jihadi John' complained life was being controlled by MI5 before heading to Syria

Mohammed Emwazi, was confirmed today as the man who has appeared in videos of the beheadings of Western hostages in Syria

“The moral case is clear, the practical case is not - what do we do when we stop bombing?”

David Davis: New grammar schools should give pupils three chances to pass entrance exams

'Tests over three consecutive years would make you get this right,' the former Conservative party leadership contender says

Saville in 2006, before the truth came out

Jimmy Savile: Schemes allowing volunteers to work in NHS 'could lead to more abuse cases'

The Savile inquiry warned unless current safeguards to protect children and vulnerable adults are adhered to at all times, similar abuses could be repeated

Mohammed Emwazi: Family of man named as 'Jihadi John' described by neighbours as 'normal Muslim family'

Isis militant suspected of beheading UK and US hostages was identified in reports today as computer programming graduate Mohammed Emwazi

David Cameron left immigration off his six 'key themes' for the Tory general election manifesto – now we know why

Migration figures: Britons think immigration is good for sport, bad for the NHS but doesn't really affect them personally, poll finds

New figures today showed net migration is now three times higher than pledged by David Cameron in 2010

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