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Flights from Gatwick were the most delayed

Gatwick Airport. Credit: PA Wire.

New figures from a company that fights for compensation for plane passengers have revealed that flights from Gatwick to Spain were the most delayed in the UK over the summer.

Flights from the airport, near Crawley, to Barcelona registered the highest number of flights with a delay of more than three hours.

The research by flightright.co.uk shows 20% of flights originating from the UK were delayed - up 10% on the year before.

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Plans to cut frontline tube staff revealed

Frontline staff numbers could be cut at London underground stations. Credit: ITV News.

New figures obtained by a London Assembly member have revealed that Transport for London is planning to cut around a fifth of staff working in stations across the network.

The proposals would see staffing cut at 216 stations with around 588 workers due to be cut in total across the network.

London Assembly Labour group transport spokesman Val Shawcross said the impact would vary across the capital but some stations could see as much as a 58% reduction in staff.

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Track worker 'saved the day' after loose concrete delayed trains

Disaster was averted this morning because a track worker saved the day. Today’s incident shows yet again that the Underground needs more patrols and more staff. RMT opposes plans to replace skilled workers with unreliable automation in all areas of its work, including train maintenance

– Mick Cash, RMT
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