Travel journalist Simon Calder says it good news that Stansted airport has a new owner. He said: "At last they are unshackled from Heathrow where they have been something of a poor relation."
Mr Calder says Stansted will now be able to compete more effectively with Heathrow and particularly Gatwick.
Stansted has been bought by M.A.G. which owns Manchester airport.
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Any residual evening showers should die out. Clear spells at first, and turning chilly in places. Lows of 9 deg C (48 deg F).
A woman has died in a house fire in Heacham in West Norfolk.
Some sunny spells this afternoon but scattered showers are likely later. Highs of 19 deg C (66 deg F).