'Technical glitch': eco group's drones stall in bid to shut London's Heathrow airport
Friday, 13 September 2019 Climate-change activists who had hoped to bring Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow, to a standstill on Friday found instead that it was their drones that struggled to get off the ground.
Climate activists attempt to shut down London's Heathrow Airport with the use of drones. However, their efforts are believed to have been thwarted by the airport's security systems. The activists had been planning to fly drones over the airport's runway, which would have forced a complete shutdown of...
Notting Hill Carnival will be moving online this year after the event wasforced to cancel its street party due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Forthe first time in its 54-year history, the west London summer staple will bestreamed over four channels online over the bank holiday weekend next month,between August 29 and 31.
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Sunseekers have been told to avoid some overcrowded beaches along the southerncoast, as Friday saw the hottest August day in 17 years. By midday, theCoastguard said it had responded to dozens of calls. A heat-health warning wasissued as temperatures reached 36.4C at Heathrow and Kew Gardens – making itthe hottest August day since 2003, according to the Met Office.
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Heathrow Airport CEO John Holland-Kaye talks about a two-stage testing process which involves a first test on arrival for passengers coming from 'red countries', and a second test about a week later as a way to reduce quarantine time for those that do not have the virus. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
John Lewis said it will shut two full-size department stores in Birmingham and Watford, four At Home shops in Croydon, Newbury, Swindon and Tamworth, as well as two travel hub outlets at Heathrow and St Pancras.It said the eight shops were already “financially challenged” before the coronavirus pandemic, which has ramped up the shift towards online shopping.
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The UK has basked in the hottest day of the year so far at the mercury rose to a scorching 33.3C (91.94F) at Heathrow Airport in west London. Scotland also had its highest temperature so far this year with the thermometer reaching 30C (86F) in Prestwick. The heatwave is set to break with the arrival of thunderstorms bringing lightning strikes and downpours.
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