Talks to avert Stansted Airport strikes

Talks will be held to try and avert Bank Holiday strikes by baggage scanners at Stansted Airport.

The conciliation service Acas said the GMB union and contractors Mitie will meet on Thursday.

Around 40 union members are due to take industrial action over four days from August 23 in a row over pay.

An Acas spokesman said: "Acas is meeting with both parties on Thursday."