In the world’s pre-eminent city for air travel, global aviation policy is decided by local politics. The city is London, where 130 million airline passengers arrive or depart each year – or four per second, on average.
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Tuesday 15 November 2011
Alan Keen, who has died after a heroic fight against cancer, was the Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston for more than 19 years since his election in 1992, when he wonthe seat from the Conservatives. Alan was a great MP, locally popular, diligent, and a great fighter for local causes. And he willbe remembered also as the MP who spoke up for sports, and especially football, more than anyone in the House of Commons.
Saturday 12 November 2011
It's squeaky bum time for...
The first fight of the Hitman's new career as a trainer takes place at the Oldham Sports Centre tonight, when Hatton will be in the corner for his undefeated welterweight charge Adam Little's bout against Billy Smith.
Friday 10 June 2011
Former Manchester City striker Uwe Rosler has today been appointed the new manager of League One Brentford.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Silence may seem a paradoxical title for a show by the excellent Filter, one of whose fortes is using sound to sound the depths of a theme or dramatic situation.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Monday 16 May 2011
Monday 18 April 2011
Saturday 02 April 2011
Thursday 03 February 2011
Brentford have today sacked manager Andy Scott.
Monday 17 January 2011
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Ex-boxer Ricky Hatton has settled a £1.4 million claim for unpaid wages from his former trainer.
Friday 03 December 2010
A trainee detective was cleared today of raping a woman at police accommodation after prosecutors offered no evidence.
Monday 29 November 2010
A murder inquiry was under way today after a 33-year-old man was stabbed to death following a night out.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Alex McLeish paid tribute to golden oldies Kevin Phillips and Maik Taylor for rescuing Birmingham from Carling Cup humiliation and securing a quarter-final spot.
Sunday 26 September 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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