UK Ports

Time for Leadership Not Nimbyism in Debate on Airport Capacity

Jackie Doyle-Price | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jackie Doyle-Price

It is really disappointing that the debate about aviation capacity in the South East has become about Boris Island versus an additional runway at Heathrow. The issues about the provision of capacity and how best to deliver it generate many more options. This is a debate which needs to be conducted in the interests of Great Britain PLC. Sadly it seems to be more influenced by those who live under the Heathrow flightpath and those who are so scared of airport expansion anywhere near their own backyard they somehow think that plonking an airport in the middle of the Thames Estuary is the magic solution.

£350,000 Worth Of Cocaine Found In Tubs Of Chocolate

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Thousands of pounds worth of cocaine has been found hidden inside tubs of chocolate at Gatwick Airport. A 16-year-old girl and a woman were detaine...

Airports Braced For Chaos As Border Officials Strike

Chris Wimpress | Posted 29.08.2011 | UK Politics

Airports across Britain can expect to descend into chaos on Thursday when hundreds of UK Border Officials walk out on strike. Their action forms pa...