A Heathrow spokesman said: "Arrivals were paused briefly this morning due to an RAF request for an operational flight within part of Heathrow's airspace. Arrivals are now operating as normal." … [Read more...] about Heathrow delays: Dozens of flights affected after RAF closes airspace
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This road, though, has been given an opportunity to change. Transport for London has awarded the local authority, Enfield, £30 million from its “Mini Holland” budget to transform four busy streets into routes with Dutch-inspired segregated bike lanes, where people feel safe to cycle and want to spend more time. Under the plans, Green Lanes is to get lightly segregated bike lanes running along both sides of the road; there will be six more zebra crossings for pedestrians; a bleak under-used public space will be remodelled with community involvement; pavements will be resurfaced; there will be more trees, more planters … Local residents and high street businesses must be thrilled? … [Read more...] about Bike lane blues: why don’t businesses want a £30m cycle-friendly upgrade?
The defence, having lost an earlier change of venue request, said the 'carnival-like atmosphere' surrounding jury selection, coupled with the frenzy over Hadid's appearance in the jury pool and social media comments by prospective jurors, showed Weinstein will not get a fair shake in his home town. … [Read more...] about Gigi Hadid touches down in style in Paris… one day after being dismissed as a juror in Harvey Weinstein trial
Now that the consequences for air quality are clear, it is time to rebalance taxation and regulation in favour of petrol, which is cleaner though producing more carbon, and urgently incentivise electric cars. In London Sadiq Khan, the new mayor, to his credit has taken a strong line on air pollution, in contrast to Boris Johnson’s tactics which amounted to unconvincing denial and attempts to silence scientists. Mr Khan should move faster still on banning the most polluting vehicles – he would find public support in inner London. … [Read more...] about The Guardian view on air pollution: ministers must act
Heard explained the intricate level of detail he has committed, along with thousands of hours, to this project which will finally reach its climax as all 72,396 shrouded figures are laid out shoulder to shoulder on the Olympic Park, covering an area over 4,000 square metres across the South Park Lawn, next to the ArcelorMittal Orbit, for all to see and remember. … [Read more...] about Shrouds of the First World War: A project of passion