Gatwick Airport chief says that it is unsafe to reopen airport due to drone sighting within the last hour

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15 July 2019
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A Gatwick Airport spokesperson says passengers should not come to the airport "for the foreseeable future including tomorrow"
There are also problems at Heathrow. The BA IT system has crashed, according to a passenger from The Westminster Bubble who is there - they've been told paperwork being manually delivered to planes. "150 aircraft awaiting clearance to take off", their pilot said
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Gatwick Airport chief executive Stewart Wingate says "regrettably the airport will remain closed as a result of this criminal activity"
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Cobra meeting underway on #GatwickDrones
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Gavin Williamson has just confirmed: "We will be deploying the armed forces" at Gatwick, who will use "unique military capability" to help in the drone crisis. Declines to give any further detail about what military will or can do.
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Sussex Police have made a formal request for military help. Defence sources say unspecified help will be provided.
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Gatwick Airport chief says that it is unsafe to reopen airport due to drone sighting within the last hour
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Putin: Khashoggi was killed, but Skripal is alive. There are sanctions against Russia, but in the latter case silence. This is a Russophobic attitude.
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Russia Today spokesperson: "RT is extremely disappointed by Ofcom's conclusions in what were almost all self-initiated investigations into RT by the regulator. We are reviewing the findings Ofcom has put forward and will decide shortly the nature of our next steps."
EU diplomats have agreed to sanction 5 Russians for the Salisbury attack, including the 2 "tourists". Ambassadors and ministers should approve this in the early weeks of January.
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Ofcom finds RT (formerly Russia Today) broke broadcasting rules by "failing to preserve due impartiality" in seven news and current affairs programmes over a six-week period between March and April this year
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Russia Today breached broadcasting regulations on seven separate instances following Salisbury attack, per Ofcom. Regulator says its "minded to consider imposing a statutory sanction"
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London confirms that the ISIS has not yet been defeated in Syria
Brent's fallen to its lowest level since September 20176 month ago
Brent's fallen to its lowest level since September 2017
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Eurocontrol says London Gatwick is closed till 10.00UTC due to drone
Britain on @POTUS' Syria-ISIS decision:  The Global Coalition against Daesh has made huge progress per UK spox Important advances have been made in recent days in the last area of eastern Syria which Daesh has occupied.  But much remains to be done.6 month ago
Britain on @POTUS' Syria-ISIS decision: "The Global Coalition against Daesh has made huge progress" per UK spox "Important advances have been made in recent days in the last area of eastern Syria which Daesh has occupied." "But much remains to be done."
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UK's Gavin Williamson: I strongly disagree with Trump over ISIS elimination in Syria.
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Trump is poised to announce withdrawal all US forces from Syria. Whitehall was braced for an announcement over next 24 hours and Trump appears to have confirmed this afternoon on Twitter. Britain will not be pulling out
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British police announced the arrest of a person on the background of an incident inside a medical center in London
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British police: 3 people were stabbed inside a medical center in London
The European Commission has started implementing its "no deal" Contingency Action Plan, covering 14 areas where no deal would create "major disruption for citizens and businesses" in the remaining 27 EU states, including financial services, air transport and customs
Royal Navy multi-role hydrographic survey ship HMS Echo (H87) has arrived in Odesa
EU contingency measures for no-deal Brexit expected to expire at the end of 2019 — giving UK 9 months to replicate regulatory infrastructure assembled over 40 years in EU.
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Hysteria about the "Russian threat" coincide in London with the Brexit - Russian Security council
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FT Person of the Year: George Soros
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British Defense Secretary says around 3,500 troops will be on standby in support of the government to help deal with any disruptions in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit.
Fanatical neo-Nazi couple Adam Thomas and Claudia Patatas, who named their baby son after Hitler, have been sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court to six and a half years and five years in prison respectively, for membership of a terrorist group
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The site of the Russian Embassy in London was hacked on December 17, the attack was supposedly from the UK - the embassy
BBC Breakfast news says Jose Mourinho has "left" ManchesterUnited
A 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship is currently stuck on a beach in Falmouth6 month ago
A 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship is currently stuck on a beach in Falmouth
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