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2008-07-27 18:00:28

By MARK AUSTIN I FLEW into Heathrow the other day, but not before enduring the now routine and infuriating airborne ritual of circling the Berkshire countryside for the best part of half an hour .

2008-07-26 18:00:28

THE possibility of "mass direct action" will be discussed today at a conference called by those opposed to expansion at Heathrow Airport. Held at Harlington, west London, close to Heathrow, the conference is being attended by green protesters from the Camp for Climate Action.

2008-07-22 00:00:29

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to airport expansion today published plans for a Pounds 30 billion North-South, high-speed rail line to run alongside the M1 which they claim would "demolish" the case for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.

2008-07-20 06:00:28

By Pam Kent And in London, Pam Kent reports that things are looking up at Heathrow's Terminal 5: "Back in March, I heralded the forthcoming opening of London Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 5, a majestic building, designed by Richard Rogers. The British Airways terminal promised so much.

2008-07-20 00:00:24

THE publication of a detailed plan for a new high-speed rail link connecting Yorkshire and London isolates Ministers still further in their unconditional support for a third runway at Heathrow.

2008-07-19 21:00:20

British officials who oppose the planned Heathrow Airport expansion say they will propose a high-speed rail line. Plans for the $60 billion high-speed rail line will be announced next week, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday.

2008-07-19 00:00:28

A plan for a new Pounds 30 billion high-speed rail line linking Yorkshire to Heathrow has been unveiled by councils opposed to the airport's proposed expansion.

2008-07-09 09:00:41

By Peter Woodman Opponents of proposed expansion at Heathrow airport will have to wait a few more months before learning if the Government backs the plans, it was revealed yesterday.

2008-07-04 18:00:17

Protest group Plane Stupid played aircraft noise through the letterbox of Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly's London Docklands apartment yesterday morning on a day of protest against the expansion of Heathrow.

2008-07-01 06:00:34

By Shiel, Vicki The Eurostar high-speed rail network could be extended to Heathrow Airport under proposals released by Arup. The consultancy argues that the connection would improve access, add capacity and tackle environmental issues at the airport.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.