Newslinks | Heathrow, Public Transport, Strikes, Paddington

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  • Both BA and BAA have called for a third runway at Heathrow [Hemscott].
  • The FT reports that thousands are returning to buses and rail due to rising fuel costs.
  • The RMT has suspended strikes at major rail stations (including Euston & King's Cross) over compulsory redundancies [Reuters]. Strikes on the Tube, over a living wage for cleaners, are set to go ahead later today however [BBC News].

and finally...

  • Paddington Bear, mascot of Paddington Station, has turned 50 today [BBC News].