One million pounds is to be spent on upgrading the M11 at Junction 8 over the next five years.
An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences at Stansted Airport.
Stansted Airport attracted more than 2million more passengers during 2014 than in the previous 12 months, according to annual figures released today.
Budget airline Ryanair saw its shares hit an all-time high this week after a drive to improve its image helped attract a million extra passengers last month.
Queues stretching twice the length of the terminal and delays of up to two hours were reported at Stansted Airport, after an exit door mistakenly left open triggered a security hazard at the weekend.
A plane flying from Geneva to Manchester had to make an emergency landing at Stansted today due to a passenger being taken ill - and not a terrorist alert or technical problem.
The world of air travel and airports is always fast moving and continually evolving, and 2014 has been no exception.