Ryanair has defended itself after passengers claimed they called the police following an 11 hour delay at Stansted Airport.
Inspector are warning illegal drugs, endangered species and black market cigarettes could be entering the UK undetected at Stansted Airport
Stansted Airport enjoyed its busiest December in four years after nearly 1.32 million passengers passed through the airport.
Stansted Airport has been named the world's best for low-cost airlines for the fourth year in a row at an international award ceremony.
The accolade is based on a survey of 13 million passengers at more than 400 airports across the world.
Stansted recorded a growth in passenger numbers last year for the first time since 2007.
Counter terrorism officers stopped a man at Stansted Airport on Sunday night.
He was arrested on Monday on suspicion of terrorism offences and has been taken to a London police station where he remains in custody.
The 21-year-old had returned to the UK from Istanbul, Turkey, via Stuttgart.
Detectives says the arrest was not in response to any immediate threat or risk. Detectives have carried out searches of three addresses in connection with this investigation.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism offences, Scotland Yard said.
The £80m re-furbishment of Stansted Airport has reached another milestone with a new security search section opening.
The new area has more lanes, which will speed up the search process with separate access for families and disabled people.
The next phase of work to re-develop the international departures lounge is now also underway.
The Stop Stansted Expansion group say that they are "relieved" that Stansted Airport has not been shortlisted as a potential site for expansion in today's Airports Commission interim report.
– – BRIAN ROSS, ECONOMICS ADVISER, STOP STANSTED EXPANSION
"We are obviously greatly relieved that Stansted is not on the shortlist.
The environmental consequences of even one extra runway would have been catastrophic and the fact is that there has never been a viable business case for any extra runways at Stansted.
The airport currently operates at less than half of its potential capacity.
We must now show solidarity with the communities around Heathrow and Gatwick and support their efforts in resisting the threat that they now face."
Stansted Airport has not been earmarked for expansion in a report released a few moments ago.
The shortlist of airport expansion options has been drawn up by a government-appointed commission.
It has instead recommended the expansion of Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
Disruption to flights to and from Stansted Airport due to a technical issue at Swanwick air traffic control. Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight with their airline.Delays and cancellations can be expected