Sir Chris Chataway, the former world-record runner, acted as pacemaker to help Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile barrier. And he achieved so much more
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Sunday 19 January 2014
The former athlete, politician and broadcaster had suffered from cancer for two and a half years
Friday 10 January 2014
Heathrow condemned “draconian” price cuts ordered by the airport regulator on Friday, which will mean lower fares for passengers, and threatened to cut investment at the UK’s biggest airport as a result.
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Gatwick bosses found out that a damaging Christmas Eve flood was on the way only half an hour before it happened, the airport’s chief executive revealed on Tuesday.
Wednesday 18 December 2013
British Airways passengers will be the first to benefit from relaxed rules on gadgets inflight
Sir Howard Davies' Airports Commission: Air travel could be transformed within a few years – with no more 'stacking'
Tuesday 17 December 2013
An end to flying around in circles over the Home Counties: that is the prospect if the Davies Commission's short-term proposals for dealing with the aviation capacity crunch are accepted. But residents of west London face even more landings before 6am.
Monday 09 December 2013
Personal electronic devices in 'flight mode' will be allowed in all phases of journey - but mobile phone communication with ground stations remains banned
Friday 06 December 2013
Justin Adams had accused Mr Farage of “ruining his life”
Monday 02 December 2013
The online retailer's announcement that it will introduce home deliveries by drone aircraft is being dimissed as science fiction
Thursday 14 November 2013
Europe's air safety agency has approved the use of electronic devices ahead of take-off and landing, which will allow users to keep their devices switched on.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Studies reveal link between areas with high noise pollution and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke among residents
Friday 04 October 2013
Airlines yesterday warned that passengers at Heathrow would be hit by £1bn in extra fares over five years after the regulator ignored their demands for a 10 per cent cut in landing charges.
Friday 27 September 2013
Poll also finds 49 per cent of flight-deck crew believe tiredness to be biggest threat to safety
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Glenn Martin’s prototype has a top speed of 46 mph
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Selling Stansted airport and hitting airlines with higher take-off and landing charges helped Heathrow Airport swing into profit in the first half of the year.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Bosses at Heathrow airport have submitted a new, lower figure for the amount they say they should be allowed to charge airlines for using it from 2014 to 2019.
Singer was ordered not to 'blow her rape whistle' in song 'Vegas'
Mr and Mrs Smith star admits she's 'never been comfortable on-screen'
Co-creator Mark Gatiss dropped some very intriguing hints ahead of the BBC drama's return next year
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
G20 summit: David Cameron warns Vladimir Putin that Russia's relationship with the West is at a 'fork in the road' over Ukraine
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