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Battersea dogs get a chance for a brush with royalty

The Queen will open new kennels at Battersea later this month. And if you're the owner of a Battersea dog - you could be there too.

Credit: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

You and your Battersea dog could be part of Her Majesty The Queen's engagement as part of the historic opening of our new London kennels.

We’re offering you an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you and your Battersea dog to come to London to see The Queen.

The new kennels at our London centre are being officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 17 March 2015 and you and your four-legged friend rehomed from Battersea could be here as part of the auspicious occasion.

– Battersea Dogs and Cats home

To enter go to the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Facebook page.


Technical problem forces BA plane to turn back

A British Airways' plane with more than 200 passengers on board has landed safely after having to return to London following a suspected technical problem.

Credit: PA

The Boeing 777 - flight BA49 - had left Heathrow Airport at around 2.35pm today bound for Seattle in the USA.

It reached a point north-west of Edinburgh when the cockpit crew made the decision to return to Heathrow.

The aircraft, carrying 218 passengers and 14 crew, landed at around 4.45pm.

Our highly trained pilots returned to Heathrow as a precaution after a suspected technical fault.

Our engineers will inspect the aircraft to determine what the issue was

We are using another Boeing 777 which is scheduled to depart at 9pm this evening. We are sorry for any delays to customers' travel plans, but the safety of our customers and crew is always our top priority.

– British Airways


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