Extra border staff to be hired

Immigration minister says 70 extra staff will be recruited for September when overseas students are due to arriveSeventy extra border staff are to be urgently recruited from within Whitehall to avoid a renewed passport crisis at Britain’s airports in September immediately after the Olympics, the immigration minister has announced.Home Office ministers have cancelled all summer […]
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Osborne’s budget contains a vicious attack on the regions | Karel Williams

The chancellor’s tax cuts won’t help the north or west, which need specific policies to create jobs and stimulate the economyThis week’s budget received a bad press because of the freezing of pensioners’ tax allowances. Amid the howls of protest, though, it seems that nobody noticed the impact George Osborne’s overall plans will have on […]
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Heathrow Terminal 2 offers faster transit and more room for planes

The £2.3bn development, which will open to passengers in 2014, will handle up to 20 million passengers a yearWhile the Norman Foster vision for a shiny new airport in the Thames Estuary is still fantasy, his design for a brighter, better slice of Heathrow has now taken full shape. The shell of Terminal 2, a […]
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