Heathrow airport

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Uranium was embedded in metal bars seized at Heathrow
Officials say there is no threat to public but it is unclear whether radioactive element was deliberately concealed

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Jan, 2023 @3:38 PM

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Counter-terrorism police investigate after uranium seized at Heathrow
Border Force officials found small amount on passenger flight from Oman on 29 December

Tom Ambrose

10, Jan, 2023 @11:25 PM

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A stress-free experience at Heathrow despite Border Force strike | Letter
Letter: There were plenty of airport staff to direct people and it was an efficient journey through immigration, says Sophie Cisler

08, Jan, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Just nine passengers detained at Heathrow during Border Force strike
Figure compares with 189 during same three days of 2021, but detentions at Manchester airport rose slightly

Rajeev Syal

31, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak to impose Covid tests on travellers from China in U-turn
Department of Health confirms that from 5 January anyone travelling to England will be asked to take a pre-departure test

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent, and Nadeem Badshah

30, Dec, 2022 @8:46 PM

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Army of stand-in workers quashes fears of Heathrow chaos
Passengers report shorter queues than usual despite Border Force strike as military brought in to help

Rachel Hall

23, Dec, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Heathrow strike by ground handlers suspended as revised offer put to members
Unite confirms further dates for action over festive period will still go ahead

Gwyn Topham

15, Dec, 2022 @9:39 AM

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RCN accuse government of ‘belligerence’ as talks to avert strike action fail; Wales strikes to go ahead – as it happened
Royal College of Nursing says Steve Barclay refused to discuss pay at meeting on Monday; Welsh nurses to strike after last-minute talks fail

Joe Middleton (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

12, Dec, 2022 @8:32 PM

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Flights cancelled while more travel delays expected due to cold snap
Stansted airport suspends flights amid yellow weather warnings with snow and ice across country

Helen Pidd North of England editor

11, Dec, 2022 @10:47 PM

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Ex-basketball player John Amaechi tells of ‘humiliating’ Heathrow search
Psychologist and former NBA star, who is black, was told he was too big for security scanners

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

28, Nov, 2022 @1:48 PM

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Airport security rules on liquids and laptops could be lifted in UK in 2024 – reports
New 3D scanners could end need to remove liquids from hand luggage, with restrictions ‘under review’

Nadeem Badshah

24, Nov, 2022 @12:03 AM

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Virgin Atlantic withdraws support for Heathrow third runway
Airline chief Shai Weiss attacks airport’s proposal to increase landing charges by 120%

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

21, Nov, 2022 @11:32 AM

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