Around 1,500 passengers were diverted away from Gatwick Airport overnight, because of a combination of fog and maintenance work.
Immigration officers at Heathrow and Gatwick walk out over proposed changes to their pensions. The government say the strike's ineffective.
A Virgin flight had to return to Gatwick Airport shortly after take off to perform an emergency landing earlier due to a 'technical issue.'
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A man has been arrested after four people were injured in a motorway crash when a stationary car was hit by two other vehicles.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at about 4am today following the crash involving a silver Mercedes C220 saloon car, which is believed to have been stationary, a green Honda Accord saloon and a silver Renault Megane, Sussex Police said.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service had to cut one man free from one of the vehicles and all four casualties were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital.
The driver of the Mercedes was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.
Four people were seriously injured in a motorway crash after a stationary car was hit by two other vehicles.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at about 4am today following the crash, Sussex Police said.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service had to cut one man free from one of the vehicles and all four casualties were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, East Sussex.
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Four occupants of the vehicles were seriously injured and one of them is in a critical condition.
No further details of them or their conditions, or the circumstances, are available at present. The scene is still being examined and arrangements have been made for recovery of the vehicles."
The Highways Agency has advised drivers to follow the diversion route which is in place and said that passengers for Gatwick Airport should remain with their vehicles and follow the diversion route.
Four people were taken to hospital after several vehicles collided on a stretch of motorway early today.
Emergency crews were called to the southbound stretch of the M23 at junction 9 near Gatwick at around 4am following the crash, Sussex Police said. Three vehicles were involved in the collision.
The carriageway was immediately closed and is expected to remain shut until later this morning while forensic examinations take place, a police spokesman said.
The conditions of those caught up in the accident is not known.
Bosses at Gatwick Airport today said it could be handling around 45 million passengers a year by 2030. The airport currently has agreed that it will not build a second runway by 2019 but could build one after that. The airport currently handles 34m passengers each year.
Gatwick chiefs said a noise insulation scheme for local residents already existed and a new scheme would be rolled out in 2013 following a public consultation.
Four drug smugglers from Spain who tried to smuggle a massive haul of cocaine through Gatwick Airport have been jailed for a total of 42 years. They were caught with the drugs in their luggage after arriving in February. The cocaine was estimated to have a wholesale value of more than £4m.
Border Agency staff at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead airports have walked out over changes to pension retirement age. The strike started at midnight.
It's part of a wave of 24-hour public sector strikes up and down the UK. Extra staff have been brought in to minimise disruption.