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Heathrow Calls For Exempting Transit Passengers From UK’s New £10 Entry Fee

The UK launched Electronic Transfer Authorizations in November 2023 for Qataris, and the requirement is steadily being extended to cover the rest of the world.

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Airline in Focus: British Airways

All the important data related to the airline in recent years.

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Heathrow urges government to scrap £10 fee for transit passengers

London hub says charge for overseas travellers using UK airports puts country at competitive disadvantageHeathrow has called on the government to scrap a new £10 charge for overseas travellers using UK airports to connect to other flights, warning that it puts UK airports at a competitive disadvant...

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London challenge follows daughter's cancer all-clear

It was in November 2020 that Gareth’s daughter Sienna was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. She was just four and, since then, has been treated at GOSH.

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The Northolt Four! New tunnelling machine joins HS2 line dig

CONSTRUCTION of the new HS2 rail line hit another major milestone with the launch of the fourth – and final – machine being used to bore the giant Northolt Tunnel.

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Two passenger planes clip wings at Heathrow

Footage on social media shows wing of Virgin Atlantic plane overlapping wing of BA aircraftTwo passenger planes clipped wings at Heathrow while one of the aircraft was being towed.Footage on social media shows the wing of a Virgin Atlantic plane overlapping the wing of a British Airways aircraft whi...

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Virgin Atlantic Grows India Capacity With Bengaluru Launch, Additional Mumbai Flight

Virgin Atlantic is set to increase capacity to India for 2025, with plans for 2X-daily service to both New Delhi (DEL) and Mumbai (BOM) airports.

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Routes & Networks Latest: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C April 1, 2024)

The latest airline route news, featuring network changes, schedule alterations, codeshares and interline agreements.

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LT Museum's Acton Town store prepares for first open day

LONDON Transport Museum is hosting its first Depot Open Days event of the year this month, offering an opportunity to explore behind the scenes of its giant store in Acton Town.

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Ceremony marks start of work on upgrading Hayes estates

A FLAGSHIP regeneration scheme in Hayes is underway.

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Paedophile jailed after hand tattoos link him to child abuse

A COMPLEX Met  Police investigation, harnessing specialist digital techniques, has led to a dangerous sexual predator being jailed.

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Liquid restrictions at UK airports to remain in place until June 2025

Travellers will have to wait another year for 100ml limit to be lifted after government extends deadline for new scannersHolidaymakers will continue to face limits on the amount of liquid they can carry on flights out of the UK this summer after the government extended the deadline for airports to i...

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From the archive – Out of thin air: the mystery of the man who fell from the sky – podcast

We are raiding the Guardian Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authorsThis week, from 2021: In 2019, the body of a man fell from a passenger plane into a garden in south London. Who was he? by Sirin Kale Continue reading......

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Metro Bank branches collect donations for Sikh charity

TO celebrate the Sikh New Year festival, Vaisakhi (April 13), nine Metro Bank stores are appealing for food to be donated in store in aid of the Gurseva foodbank.

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Store owner fined £4,400 for selling unsafe cosmetics, plugs

A HAYES shopkeeper was prosecuted for selling unsafe goods and putting people’s lives in danger following an investigation by Hillingdon Council’s trading standards team.  

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Three centuries apart: the link from capital to second city

NEW photographs and video published today (29) show the meeting of two engineering landmarks – as the UK’s longest rail bridge crosses the country’s longest canal.

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Suspect charged after Hayes murder case appeal by police

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of murdering Sean O'Neill in Hayes.

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Face of man wanted for questioning by Hayes murder police

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Sean O’Neill in Hayes have released details of a man they want to locate.

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Fake tobacco sales cost Hayes trader £3,400 in court costs

A HAYES trader was ordered to pay more than £3,400 by Uxbridge magistrates for selling fake tobacco. 

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Heathrow Border Force staff vote to strike in dispute over shift patterns

No dates announced for industrial action, but stoppages could begin as soon as 8 April, says PCS unionBorder Force staff at Heathrow have voted to strike in a dispute over shift patterns.The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) said 600 of its members, who carry out immigration controls and pa...