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Fog causes travel disruption

Londoners are waking up to a foggy Monday morning, which is having a big impact on commutes.

Heathrow has cancelled 10% of departures as a precaution with delays expected at all the other airports too.

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads and leave extra time for journeys.

We've got extra passenger ambassadors in the terminals to provide assistance for those travelling today. Once again we would like to apologise for the disruption.

– Heathrow spokesman

The Met Office weather warning is valid until midday, with fog expected to slowly clear throughout the morning.

Mayoral candidates address Heathrow runway protest

Mayoral candidates from all the major parties joined together today - at a demonstration against Heathrow expansion. Hundreds of people were at the protest in Parliament Square, which is thought to be the largest ever demonstration against a third runway. It comes just a few weeks before the government makes a final decision on whether to expand the airport after it was recommended by an independent commission. Jenny Longden reports.


Heathrow protestors gather on Parliament Square

Credit: Jenny Longden/ITV London

Hundreds of protestors have gathered on Parliament Square to demonstrate against a third runway at Heathrow.

David Cameron is due to make a decision about expanding either Gatwick or Heathrow in a few weeks time.

All 5 London Mayoral candidates are expected to speak at the event.

Credit: Jenny Longden/ITV London
Credit: Jenny Longden/ITV London

Rally to take place against Heathrow expansion

Steve Parsons/PA Wire Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A rally against plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport is due to take place later this morning in Parliament Square.

All the candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as Mayor of London from the main political parties are expected to attend, including the Labour MP for Tooting Sadiq Khan and his Tory rival, Richmond MP Zac Goldsmith.

Earlier this year, the Airports Commission recommended expansion at Heathrow Airport as the best way to increase airport capacity for London and the south east.

However, London Gatwick has continued to make the case for why it should be allowed to expand.

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