12:50 pm, Wed 25 Jul 2012 Border strike halted
A spokeswoman for airports operator BAA said:
We welcome the decision by the PCS to call off tomorrow's strike.So far passengers arriving for the Olympics have had a smooth journey through Heathrow and it is great news that those arriving tomorrow can also expect a warm welcome to London and the Games.
– Spokeswoman for BAA
11:33 am, Wed 25 Jul 2012 Border strike halted
Mark Serwotka from the PCS has criticised the reaction to staff over the proposed industrial action
To have civil servants have their patriotism questioned by failed politicians like Jeremy Hunt is unacceptable. I understand the reaction the Government was able to whip up.
But we are happy to say this action has been called off.
– Mark Serwotka, PCS General Secretary
7:34 pm, Thu 19 Jul 2012 London 2012 Olympics
Border Agency strikes could affect Olympics
It is eight days to the start of the Olympics, and two unions have announced strikes that could affect the Games directly.
In a row over Government cuts, airport immigration staff have said they will walk out the day before the Games' opening ceremony, threatening further industrial action during the Olympics.
Our Business Correspondent, Glen Goodman, has the details.