Heathrow drone activists due to meet with authorities to discuss plans

Four members of Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion splinter group, plan to fly toy drones at the airport in September to protest the planned expansion of runways at the site

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Extinction Rebellion plans shutdown of Heathrow Airport

The controversial group of climate activists aims to force the government into cancelling the expansion of runways at the airport

Heathrow Airport digs deep for peat restoration carbon savings

Its first project will involve pumping water and introducing plants to Little Woolden Moss near Manchester

Climate campaigners launch legal action against Heathrow expansion

MPs voted in favour of a third runway earlier this year

Third runway at Heathrow Airport cleared for take-off

MPs voted in favour of the controversial expansion plans

Grayling pledges environmental protection ahead of Heathrow vote

MPs are due to vote on the proposals for a third runway later today

Tory minister Greg Hands resigns over Heathrow expansion

The international trade minister is quitting to vote against the third runway

Sadiq Khan to join London councils’ legal action against Heathrow expansion

He says the proposed plans for a third runway will have “significant environmental and noise impacts”

Labour to give MPs free rein on Heathrow expansion vote

Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald MP, however, said the project fails to meet the party’s four environmental and economic tests

UK Government greenlights third runway plans at Heathrow Airport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the project will only proceed if air quality obligations are met