On Friday, the BBC director-general Mark Thompson revealed that part of Radio 1's new home in Broadcasting House is to be renamed The John Peel Wing.
Russian and Ukrainian authorities yesterday said they had uncovered a terrorist plot to assassinate Vladimir Putin, an announcement that raised eyebrows owing to its disclosure only days before the presidential elections.
Chechen man arrested before telling state TV his 'goal' was to murder Russia's Prime Minister
Puma sightings can be guaranteed in Southern Patagonia – but only if you know where to look. Gabriel O'Rorke has expert help
Airport operator BAA must sell two of its UK airports, competition chiefs said today in a final ruling.
Competition chiefs are expected to finally confirm tomorrow that airport operator BAA will have to sell two of its airports.
The Government should consider providing extra funding to the Met Office to help improve its long-term forecasting, a report by MPs into last December's snow disruption said today.
Britain's biggest airport, Heathrow, had its busiest-ever April last month, figures showed today.
The man who pays his way
As 50,000 more travellers saw their Christmas plans wrecked by yesterday's flight cancellations at Heathrow, a war of words broke out between the airport owner, BAA, and its biggest customer. British Airways cancelled 150 flights on the basis of what it says turned out to be misleading guidance from the airport operator about when the second runway would reopen.
A tale of our times
BAA reported a rise in third-quarter traffic yesterday, but the airports operator still bemoaned "high tariffs" imposed on its business.
Norman Payne was Sir BAA. It was under his leadership that Gatwick and Stansted were created, as well as Terminal 4 at Heathrow and Gatwick North Terminal. In so doing Payne settled London Airports' capacity from the early 1980s until well into the present century, fuelling the opportunity for the UK's expansion in civil aviation. He was engineer, planner, Chief Executive, Chairman and leader. Of all the nationalised industry chairmen he was the most successful and longest serving. And in 1982 he saw through privatisation efficiently and against much political objection, holding the British Airports Authority together.
Are We There Yet? Plenty of posh lounges are popping up, and many of them will take children – at a price.
An X-ray machine that produces "naked" images of passengers was introduced at an airport today, enabling staff to instantly spot any hidden weapons or explosives.
They may be a symbol of London, but black cabbies are resorting to French-style direct action to protect their business from minicabs and meddling politicians. Michael Savage explains why the meter is ticking