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Drone pilots warned over airport safety

The Civil Aviation Authority is warning drone pilots to stay safe when operating near airports.

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The authority, which controls the airspace above the UK say unless people take necessary precautions and checks a serious accident could happen. It comes following a number of near misses between the remotely controlled craft and planes operating near the country's airports.

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Go-ahead given for drilling wells

Planning permission for up to two drilling wells at West Newton has been granted at a meeting of East Riding of Yorkshire council.

Campaigners gathered outside the council meeting in Beverley. They are opposed to fracking and staged a protest as the planning committee met to discuss proposals for an exploratory oil and gas well site at West Newton.

Campaigners gather outside meeting
Meeting about to start

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