In a dramatic last-minute rescue, a 15-year-old British schoolgirl was taken off her flight and detained at the Heathrow airport here while she was on her way to Syria to join the dreaded Islamic State terror group.
Britain`s National Air Traffic Service(NATS) said Friday that flights had resumed at airports in southern England after a technical problem that shut down air traffic control in London airspace was resolved.
At least three persons were killed in the UK as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo struck Britain Tuesday, causing rush-hour travel disruption with cancellation of several flights at the country's biggest airport Heathrow.
A terrified pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss in which a rugby ball-shaped UFO passed within a few feet of his aircraft while flying near Heathrow Airport, baffling aviation authorities here.
Former India player and member of the 1983 World Cup winning squad Kirti Azad was today allegedly detained at the Heathrow Airport in London for two hours before being allowed to board a Delhi-bound flight.
The London Olympics are three months away, but long queues building up to clear immigration at Heathrow have frayed tempers and sparked off concern at the state of preparedness to deal with thousands of people scheduled to arrive for the flagship event.