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Heathrow airport reports record passenger numbers for 2017 due to bigger and fuller planes

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A record-breaking 78 million passengers hustled through Heathrow airport in 2017, marking a more than 3 per cent increase on the previous year’s figure, thanks to larger and fuller aircraft flying in and out of the international transport hub. The airport on Thursday said that Heathrow last year had also continued to grow into one of the fastest growing major European hubs for cargo. A total of 1.7 million metric tonnes of cargo passed through the airport during the 12-month period, which is approximately equivalent to the weight of 134,000 ... Read More »

Private firms put price tag on migrant suicides

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There were 96 incidents of attempted self-harm needing medical treatment between April to June, a 24 percent increase compared to the first three months of the year. Another 750 detainees are deemed to be at risk of self-harm, a 42.5 percent increase over the same period, according to statistics released by the UK Border Agency. The profit formula is based on a performance point system that attributes numerical figures to a list of possible infractions based on a self-auditing process. The points are tallied every month - run through a separ... Read More »

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