A decision on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been delayed for further discussions over the environmental impact.Read the full story ›
Where will London's new runway be built? All we're likely to get today is another delay.
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The Government should not give final approval to Heathrow expansion until the airport can show that it accepts and will comply with key environmental conditions. That is according to a report from MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee.
The report says Heathrow has to show it can have a third runway and yet reconcile this with legal air pollution limits; commit to covering the costs of surface transport improvements; commit to introducing a night flight ban; and show that an expanded Heathrow would be less noisy than a two runway Heathrow.
The purpose of this inquiry was not to reopen the debate over where extra airport capacity should be located or whether it should take place at all. It was to examine the implications of the Airports Commission’s recommendation for a third runway on climate-changing emissions, air quality and noise – and what Government and Heathrow should do about them.
London's planners have backed plans for a 62-storey tower on the site of previously abandoned Pinnacle scheme.Read the full story ›
Hamleys, the 255-year-old toy retailer on Regent Street, is in advanced talks to be sold to a Chinese women's footwear business for £100 million.
Hong Kong-listed C.banner International Holdings confirmed discussions with Hamleys' owner, French retailer Groupe Ludendo, have reached an advanced stage.
The Chinese shoemaker added it was:
... in the process of negotiating and finalising the definitive documentation with a view to entering in to a legally-binding agreement in the near future.
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