Heathrow: Most MPs support third runway expansion
Heathrow airport has insisted there is "no delay" in the decision over a third runway and claims most MPs back its expansion.
Ministers have been told the Government's preferred option will be announced next week but will be followed by a "full and fair" public consultation before a final decision is made and then put to MPs.
Prime Minister Theresa May also moved to head off possible Cabinet resignations by giving ministers freedom to speak out against the Government's decision, which has been fiercely opposed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Education Secretary... read more
- 16:30 Closure threatened police counters cost nine times more per caller
- 16:26 Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Warwickshire issued...
- 16:26 Two 15-year-old girls from Kenilworth missing
- 16:25 Runners take part in 5k Race for Life and raise vital funds for...
- 16:24 Rushden Lakes owner announces record income return of £328 million
- 16:24 James’ 400-mile static bike ride raises more than £1,500 for KGH
- 16:23 Carphone Warehouse EXCLUSIVE £80 off Samsung S8 and S8 Plus......
- 16:23 Shrewsbury Town v Aston Villa: The latest ticket sale information
- 16:23 Alvaro Morata to Man Utd: Jose Mourinho calls Real Madrid star,...
- 16:23 Magna Vitae secures Arts Council funding
- 16:23 Blackpool carnival deadline is looming
- 16:23 Last push to raise cash for Blackpool park revamp
- 16:21 Restraining order against Barrow man revoked - despite plea from...
- 16:22 Ryan Giggs pinpoints Jose Mourinho buy to make Manchester United...
- 16:21 £1m Lakes guest house changes hands
- 16:21 Anger over Windermere ferry ticket machines prompts review call
- 16:21 Barrow teen volunteer has eyes opened by Nepal mission
- 16:21 Cumbria council leader set to be confirmed tomorrow
- 16:21 Hundreds of students celebrate Women in Engineering Day with...
- 16:21 Bumper month of fundraising for Ravenscliffe Spring Hall school...
- 16:21 Bring and buy sale for brave Emily
- 16:21 Highbury School proudly opens its new Garden School
- 16:21 Airbus unveils 'Racer' helicopter with wings and 250mph cruise speed
- 16:20 One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner
- 16:20 GALLERY: Annual model show in Skegness attracts kids of all ages
- 16:20 Edinburgh Napier student accommodation 'uses same cladding as...
- 16:19 Do you think the ref noticed? Spanish player takes shirt-pulling to...
- 16:18 Land ahoy! A new ISLAND has appeared off the coast of North...
- 16:18 When the West was wild: Fascinating 19th century photographs reveal...
- 16:18 Charles Street Buildings unveils Leicester hotel complex