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BA to run full flight schedule after major IT failure

Disruption at Terminal 5 on Saturday Credit: Vambak

British Airways says it is planning to run a full schedule at Gatwick and Heathrow today.

A global IT failure over the bank holiday weekend left 75,000 people with their flights cancelled or delayed.

The airline says it is working to get delayed bags to passengers.

Some were stuck in queues for hours, with many unable to check-in using the mobile phone app causing them to miss flights.

The latest information can be found on their website.

We are extremely sorry for the frustration and inconvenience customers experienced over the Bank Holiday weekend and thank them for their patience and understanding."

– BA spokesperson

Protestors living near Heathrow facing eviction

Protestors living on land near Heathrow Airport who are campaigning against a third runway could be facing immediate eviction.

If the landowners are granted a possession order balifs could move in within a number of days. The group Grow Heathrow says it infringes the right to freedom of expression. They'll protest outside Central London County Court this morning as the trial begins. The final decision will be made on Wednesday.

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