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14:14, 25 OCT 2016
Heathrow Hub extended runway proposal granted patent approval
The independent proposal involves extending the northern runway to 6,800m
Heathrow not ready to commit to ending night flights even with third runway
Airport chief says it could reduce night flights with expansion, but he stops short of agreeing to the ban demanded by the Airports Commission
Case for Heathrow expansion 'based on inflated economic forecast'
An alliance of councils opposed to a third runway at Heathrow have produced their own report challenging the Airports Commission's findings
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Heathrow noise affecting 50,000 fewer people than in 2013, report finds
The airport hails new figures from the CAA as it begins a trial of steeper approaches it says could further reduce the disturbance
Heathrow Airport chosen for third runway at site
Look back at the reaction from residents, councils, campaigners and on social media after the Davies Commission recommended a third runway for Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport third runway decision 'will not be end of story' - campaigners
Anti-noise pressure campaigners say MPs could stop plans for a third runway even after decision is made
Frequent flyers levy 'would eliminate need for new runway'
Heathrow campaign group HACAN is among groups backing plans to penalise jet setters
Heathrow Airport: MPs claim map shows true noise impact of third runway
The airport operator has branded the new map "inaccurate and unhelpful"
Heathrow hits back over Gatwick claim third runway would be 'unlawful'
Latest war of words comes after Airports Commission closes air quality consultation
Gatwick bookies' favourite over Heathrow in new runway betting
Bookmaker Betfair has Gatwick as 4/7 favourite to expand while Heathrow is 5/4 for a third runway
Heathrow Airport third runway: Campaigners don masks for air pollution protest
Protesters say a third runway should be ruled out because of what they claim are dangerously high levels of pollution around the airport
Heathrow says latest air quality stats support case for third runway
But Airports Commission says without mitigation expansion would delay efforts to meet EU pollution limits
Gatwick Airport targets west London with flyers warning of Heathrow noise
Gatwick will distribute 400,000 flyers to homes across west London, with Uxbridge and South Ruislip being targeted more fiercely than any other constituency
Next government must make quick decision on Heathrow's future
Hounslow Council leader Steve Curran says any delay "will lead to continuing uncertainty"
Heathrow expansion: More homes eligible for noise insulation if third runway is built
Campaigners have welcomed the scheme but say the airport must up its game even if it doesn't get a new landing strip
Number of people in UK affected by aircraft noise doubles
More than two million people are now significantly disturbed by noise from planes, according to new survey which campaigners say calls into question Heathrow's third runway claims
Meet Heathrow's newest arrival which has airport bosses purring
Qatar Airways' new Airbus A350 XWB was today hailed by Heathrow chiefs as the latest in a new generation of quieter planes to grace out skies
Hounslow demands £200m to insulate homes affected by Heathrow expansion
Hounslow Council leader says the £550m compensation package promised by the airport falls well short of that needed to noise-proof homes in all boroughs affected
Heathrow Airport boss apologises for ruling out Third Runway in 1990s, saying: 'We got it wrong'
John Holland-Kaye said Heathrow should never have ruled out building a third runway.
Third runway at Heathrow would have a 'broadly neutral' impact on airport's neighbours
The Airport Commission's consultation document claims more jobs and better transport links would balance out the negative impacts like noise and congestion
Boris Island decision secures 'tens of thousands of jobs' in west London
Hounslow Council's deputy leader welcomes rejection of estuary airport plan but Boris Johnson calls it 'myopic' and Richmond Council leader brands it 'unimaginative'
Bird strike risk could sink 'Boris Island'
Report warns about the risk of birds being sucked into aircraft engines if a new airport, dubbed Boris Island, is built on the Thames estuary
Anti-third runway campaigners put the boot in at Westminster
Protestors played a football game on the green outside the Houses of Parliament, to highlight the "broken promises" of David Cameron over his 'no ifs, no buts' commitment to no expansion at Heathrow
Heathrow CEO to leave post this year
Colin Matthews, who has been the airport's Chief Executive since 2008, will leave after the opening of Terminal 2 this summer