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 22 September 2009
Two people were charged today with slitting the throat of a homeless man in a horrific street attack.
Sunday 13 September 2009
Sunday 06 September 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Its slogan is "every little helps" and shoppers seemed to agree when they queued outside Tesco to withdraw "free" money being dispensed by the store's cash machine.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
A British tourist allegedly set on fire by a Greek woman who accused him of sexually harassing her during a night out today insisted he did nothing to provoke the attack.
Monday 10 August 2009
A tourist allegedly set on fire by a Greek woman during a holiday night out flew home to the UK because he feared for his life, his father said.
Friday 10 July 2009
Squatters living in a house owned by husband and wife Labour MPs, who are facing a formal sleaze probe over their expenses, were ordered to leave by a court today.
Thursday 25 June 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
Ricky Hatton's trainer Floyd Mayweather Snr has shrugged off rumours of discord in the British fighter's camp, saying he was happy with the build-up to Saturday's 12-round title bout.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Expansion plans will mean Heathrow gaining another runway but losing an entire village.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Sunday 23 November 2008
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Ricky Hatton will head into his world title clash against Paulie Malignaggi in November without trainer Billy Graham in his corner after confirming their 11-year partnership has come to an end.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Bridges Ventures, the socially aware private equity firm backed by the Apax founder Sir Ronald Cohen and Tom Singh of retail chain New Look, will begin an assault on the UK fitness market tomorrow when 'The Gym' is launched, charging customers just £14.99 a month with no contract or joining fee. The group's first business, in Hounslow, west London, will be open 24 hours a day and has already secured 5,000 members, who have signed up at the discounted £9.99-a-month tariff.
Saturday 10 May 2008
Junior Witter defends his World Boxing Council light welterweight title in Nottingham tonight when he takes on Timothy Bradley. It is the third time he has defended the title and is annoyed that he is not recognised as an equal to Ricky Hatton.
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The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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