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Normal business has stopped in debt-ridden Greece

As the financial crisis deepens in Greece, traders are finding that normal business has all but dried up.

With people queuing outside banks desperately trying to access their savings, the standoff between the country's government and international creditors continues.

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates talked to one shop owner who says that all his customers have gone and no money is changing hands.


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Heathrow wins backing over new runway bid

Heathrow Airport has won the support of a formal report into where would be best to build a new runway, beating competition from bosses at Gatwick.

According to the report, the 260,000 extra flights a year Heathrow could accommodate would pump extra £147 billion into the UK economy, creating 77,000 new jobs by 2030 and connecting Britain to 40 new destinations and potential business markets in Asia, Africa and Latin Amercia.

The Prime Minister has said he will read the Airports Commission report and decide by the end of the year whether the government would back the report - though some of his own MPs have already voiced their opposition.

ITV News' business editor Joel Hills reports:

Neighbours shocked at Luton family's disappearance

Friends and neighbours of a family missing from Luton are shocked that they may have fled to Syria.

Muhammed Abdul Mannan, 75, his wife Minera Khatun, 53, and members of their extended family have not been seen since May after they visited their home country of Bangladesh.

ITV News International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar reports.


3,000 people evacuated after 'small fire' at Wimbledon

Thousands of people were evacuated after a small fire caught in the Wimbledon stadium the London Fire Brigade have confirmed.

The fire is now under control.

Kindertransport refugee remembers Sir Nicholas Winton

One of the 669 children saved by Sir Nicholas Winton has praised him as a "wonderful human being".

Susanne Medas was 15 when she boarded one of the trains leaving Czechoslovakia for the UK thanked the man who saved her and hundreds others from certain death in the gas chambers of the Holocaust.

She spoke to ITV News correspondent Nina Nannar about his legacy.

Wimbledon evacuated due to electrical fire

Emergency services at Wimbledon. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wimbledon has been evacuated after the close of play this evening due to an electrical fire.

An announcement was made over the public address system at Centre Court requesting that anyone remaining inside the building should immediately leave.

A further announcement was made requesting that anyone on the tea lawn between Gates 4 and 5 should also evacuate.

There was no obvious indication of a fire inside Centre Court.

Emergency services at Wimbledon. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Minutes later, everyone within the All England Club grounds were ordered to leave immediately, with security staff conducting a swift evacuation.

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