Man Killed On Gatwick Express Was A 'Railway Fanatic' Who Had Just Landed Dream Job

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

A man killed after leaning out the window of the Gatwick Express was a “railway fanatic” who had just landed a job as a train engineer. Simon Brow...

British Airways Flight Forced To Make Emergency Landing After 'Cannabis Smell' Fills Cabin

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK

A British Airways flight travelling to Greece was forced to turn back to Gatwick on Thursday after passengers complained of a foul smell which was com...

New Flight Paths: Bulldozing Over Your House Tomorrow?

James Lees | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK
James Lees

Imagine this. You live on a relatively quiet road on the way out of town. There's a bit of traffic as some people use your road on their way home but you expected that when you moved in. One day, you wake up and overnight bulldozers have turned your road into a motorway with car after car rushing past your house. You later find out that because the council is only 'trialling' the change, nobody had to tell you about it.

It Is Time to Engage With George Galloway's Policy Proposals

David Lindsay | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Politics
David Lindsay

The bookmakers have George Galloway in third place for the position of Mayor of London, which is determined by the Supplementary Vote. Neither Sadiq Khan nor Zac Goldsmith stands any realistic chance of winning outright on first preferences. They, and all other Mayoral candidates who want to win, need to start engaging with Galloway's policy proposals.

Choose Growth, Not Groundhog Day

Stewart Wingate | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK
Stewart Wingate

As we enter 2016, it is clear that the centre of gravity of the airport expansion debate has changed. The momentum is now with Gatwick as people increasingly recognise it is the only deliverable option for the country. The choice is clear. Groundhog Day with illegal expansion at Heathrow and Britain losing out again or guaranteed growth at Gatwick as we choose to be the builders and see Britain reaping the benefits. The answer is obvious.

Watch Boris Johnson Explain Why Heathrow Third Runway Will 'Never Happen'

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Politics

A major political row is brewing after an eagerly-anticipated independent report recommended that Heathrow airport should get a third runway. Sir H...

PM Tells Rest Of The World To Step Up Their Game With Ebola Aid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK

A clearly frustrated David Cameron has appealed to fellow EU leaders to "significantly step up" their contribution to the fight to tackle the Ebola vi...

Louise Ridley

9 Reasons Airport Screening Is Unlikely To Save Your Life (Or Anyone Else's) | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

People arriving in the UK are now being screened for Ebola if they arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick or by Eurostar. But the checks are probably not goin...

Airport Screenings Won't Stop Ebola Reaching UK

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

Enhanced screening for Ebola will begin at Britain's biggest airport today after the Health Secretary revealed the deadly virus is expected to reach t...

To Prosper and Become a Great Trading Nation Again, We Must Increase Our Airport Capacity

Adam Afriyie | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Politics
Adam Afriyie

If we are to prosper and become a great trading nation once again, we will need to boost our airport capacity. We need modern airports with larger freight and passenger capacity; we need to be able to export British-made goods and compete against our European neighbours. No-one disagrees with this.

London Plane Travellers Hit By Fog And Power Outage

Huffington post UK/PA | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

As if the seemingly annual peril of fog wasn't enough to disrupt the smooth running of London's airports, Gatwick also suffered a power outage on Wedn...

Are Women Selling Themselves Short?

Dawn Elson | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dawn Elson

So what can be done to make more women 'Lean in' and to rise above the social stereotypes so that we have more female role models and ensure that the list of future contenders to appear on our bank notes has a 50:50 split? It is important that women understand that they are not alone in feeling some of the deep-rooted fears and social biases that they experience in the workplace.

Why Are Tory MPs Opposing a Tax Cut That Would Create More Jobs?

Luke Pollard | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Pollard

George Osborne has said on more than one occasion in the past few months that he is working towards the UK having a low tax environment suitable for greater overseas investment. It is a laudable plan but does it stand up to scrutiny?

Heathrow Warns Lack Of Investment Will Harm British Business

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Heathrow, the group which owns the UK's busiest airport, warned today its ability to help the UK trade with emerging economies was being compromised b...

Flight Diverted After Drunk Passengers Try To Force Their Way Into Cockpit

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A British Airways plane had to divert on a flight to North Africa following alleged drunken behaviour by two women passengers. The pair, believed t...

Look Away Now, Boris...

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

UK holidaymakers and global tourist chiefs believe expanding Heathrow is the best way of solving Britain's airport capacity problems, according to a s...

Premium Travel in... Alta Badia, Italy

Raj Gill | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

Getting to Lagacio Mountain Residence might have taken me all day in travelling but it was definitely worth the trek. I flew from Glasgow to Gatwick, Gatwick to Verona. From Verona Airport I caught a cab to the train station, where I caught a train to Bolzano, a two hour journey.

Tesco's Browse-And-Scan Virtual Fridge Leads The Way

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has stolen the march on its rivals in the battle for convenient shopping by trialling virtual fridges at Gatwick's north termi...

Holidaymakers Blow 10% Of Holiday Budget At The Airport

PA | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Families flying off on breaks abroad use up as much as 10% of their holiday spending money at their departure airport, according to a survey. On av...

Holiday Hell? 1500 Passengers Diverted After Fog Shrouds Gatwick Airport

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Fog shrouding Gatwick Airport caused disruption for around 1,500 airline passengers overnight after they were diverted away from Gatwick Airport due t...

'Triggered Alarms Led To Emergency Landing' Claim Virgin

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

A Virgin Atlantic incident earlier this week, in which 15 passengers had to be treated in hospital after an emergency landing evacuation, was due to "...

15 Hospitalised In Gatwick Emergency Landing Drama

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Fifteen people were hospitalised after a Virgin Atlantic plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport. Passengers suffered a ra...

Four Injured In Emergency Landing At Gatwick

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Four passengers were injured when a Virgin Atlantic plane had to make a full emergency landing at Gatwick airport today with reports of a small fire o...

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Emergency Landing

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Flights in and out of Gatwick have been suspended after a plane made an emergency landing due to a "technical issue". The Virgin Atlantic flight ha...

Blind Woman 'Refused Travel On EasyJet Because Of Her Guide Dog'

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

A blind woman had to miss her flight home to Northern Ireland because easyJet, the budget airline, would not let her on a domestic flight with her gui...