‘Total chaos’ at Heathrow as airport orders 30 flights to be cancelled

‘Total chaos’ at Heathrow as airport orders 30 flights to be cancelled

A irline passengers hit out at the “total chaos” at Heathrow on Thursday morning after the airport ordered flights to be cancelled because it could not handle them. Thousands of travellers were disrupted by a rare “schedule intervention” which led to the scrapping of 30 flights during the morning peak. Some passengers did not find … Read more

Average UK house price hits new record high but there are ‘signs of a slowdown’

Average UK house price hits new record high but there are ‘signs of a slowdown’

T he average UK house price hit a new record high in June but there are “tentative signs of a slowdown”, according to an index. Prices were up by 10.7% in June, slowing from 11.2% in May, Nationwide Building Society said. Across the UK, the average house price in June was £271,613, up by 0.3% … Read more

Heathrow in ‘chaos’ as it forces airlines to move or cancel 30 flights for this morning

Heathrow in ‘chaos’ as it forces airlines to move or cancel 30 flights for this morning

Heathrow plunged into ‘total chaos’ as bosses stage last-minute intervention to force airlines to cancel or move 30 flights this morning because it can’t handle number of passengers Heathrow staged rare ‘schedule intervention’ with 20 biggest carriers last night  The west London airport told them to move 30 flights from the morning peak  Passengers reported … Read more

STEPHEN GLOVER: There’s a huge new migrant issue unfolding. So why isn’t there any debate about it?

STEPHEN GLOVER: There’s a huge new migrant issue unfolding. So why isn’t there any debate about it?

Some extraordinary figures about population growth were published on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics, though they attracted very little comment from the BBC or much of the mainstream media. Between 2011 and 2021, the population of England and Wales grew by a staggering 3.5 million, or about 6.6 per cent. Since during this … Read more

The cost of royal travel: William and Kate’s £226,000 Caribbean tour flights

The cost of royal travel: William and Kate’s £226,000 Caribbean tour flights

T he Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s flights for their controversial Caribbean tour cost the taxpayer more than £226,000, royal accounts have showed. The total travel bill for the monarchy’s official duties, funded by the taxpayer through the Sovereign Grant, came to £4.5 million in 2021-2022. The amount rose by £1.3 million – or around … Read more