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London Heathrow Airport

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  • Western Europe sweats _ and enjoys _ unusual heat wave

    Joggers wheezed, electric wires warped, and Britain sweated through its hottest July day on record as a wide swath of Western Europe sweltered in a heat wave. Authorities in France and elsewhere, mindful that thousands died during a 2003 heat wave,...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance at Wimbledon
    Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic kept his cool on the hottest day in Wimbledon history. Running off 13 points in a row, Djokovic seized command and stayed in front the rest of the way on Centre Court as he beat...
  • The Latest: Electrical fire at Wimbledon sets off alarm

    The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 10:30 p.m. A Wimbledon spokesman says a small electrical fire broke out inside the Centre Court building on Wednesday, causing an evacuation after play had finished for the day. Johnny Perkins, a...
  • Airports commission recommends expanding Heathrow

    Britain's Airports Commission unanimously recommended the construction of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday in a long-awaited report on how best to expand the country's aviation capacity. The commission decided that Heathrow...
  • France, UK issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

    A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is driving up temperatures in western Europe, with France on Tuesday becoming the latest to endure unusual heat. France's southwestern Gironde region sweltered in 42 degrees Celsius (107 Fahrenheit), a day after...
  • Rwandan general refuses extradition to Spain from UK

    A Rwandan military general who heads the country's intelligence service refused to be extradited to Spain at a hearing Thursday in a London court, setting the stage for a prolonged legal fight. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake is accused by Spain of war crimes....
  • Rwandan general arrested in the UK on Spain's behalf

    A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police said Tuesday, prompting an angry response from Rwandan leaders. Police said the warrant for Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, head of...
  • UK police probe whether 2 men stowed away beneath plane

    A man was in critical condition in a London hospital after he was found stowed away in the undercarriage of a plane that had just completed a 10-hour flight, and police are investigating whether a man found dead on a west London rooftop fell from the same...
  • London police probe whether man found dead was stowaway on plane

    A man is in critical condition in a London hospital after he was found stowed away in the undercarriage of a plane that had just completed a 10-hour flight, and police are investigating whether a man found dead on a west London rooftop had fallen from the...
  • Police Probe Whether Man Found Dead Was Stowaway On Plane

    LONDON (AP) — British police say they are investigating the possibility that a man found dead on a roof in west London had been a stowaway on a flight that was on approach to Heathrow Airport. Authorities say they found a second man in the...
  • United offering refunds after passengers spend 20 hours in military barracks

    United offering refunds after passengers spend 20 hours in military barracks
    United Airlines is offering refunds to nearly 200 passengers who spent an unscheduled 20-hour layover at a military base in Labrador, with no blankets and little heat, after taking off from O'Hare International Airport. United Airlines Flight 958 took...