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'We'll run a full schedule, despite cabin crew strike,' says British Airways

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British Airways has announced it will run a full schedule on Christmas Day and Boxing Day despite its cabin crew's threatened industrial action.

In a statement on its website, the airline said it "remains fully committed to finding a solution to this issue", saying it had "spent the weekend reviewing our contingency plans".


Air accidents: behind the scenes with investigators

A missing plane - which remains a mystery. A British Airways flight - crash landing at Heathrow. We've seen the reports on the news but, still, aircraft safety has come a long way since the early days of passenger travel.

When planes do crash, the men and women of the Air Accident Investigation Branch are some of the first people to arrive. Many damaged craft are taken to the AAIB's base - at Farnborough - for further examination.

In the first of two special reports, Divya Kohli has been given exclusive access - to see the work going on behind the scenes

Ebola round-up: how the region is responding to crisis

Army medics are, tonight, preparing to travel to West Africa - to join efforts to stop the deadly Ebola virus spreading.

Teams from Aldershot have been practising in a 'mock' hospital unit to prepare themselves - or at least try to prepare - for what lies ahead in Sierra Leone.

Heathrow and Gatwick airports are getting ready to screen passengers arriving from areas affected by the disease.

Juliette Fletcher has been speaking to families waiting anxiously for news of relatives - and to the fundraisers who want to help.

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