Stansted News

Thursday, April 21, 2016
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President Obama exits Air Force One after landing at Stansted Airport.

Barack Obama flew into Stansted Airport tonight (Thursday) as part of a short visit.

Abellio Greater Anglia train at Stansted Mountfitchet rail station. Picture: Saffron Photo

Passengers between London and Stansted are being told to use alternative trains or not travel until late this afternoon due to an issue on the railway.

Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport enjoyed its busiest ever March as more than 1.89 million passengers passed through the Essex hub during the month.

Stephensons bus

Architects of a bus timetable which gives shoppers from Dunmow just EIGHT minutes to go around town may have to go back to the drawing board.

Essex County Council
Base could make way for homes or prison.

Instead of building houses on the former RAF base at Wethersfield, the land could be more suitable for a prison, a council leader has said.

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The sword was hidden in a walking stick.

A man who tried to smuggle a 20 inch sword through Stansted Airport by disguising it as a walking stick has been sentenced.

Essex Police sniffer dog.

Extra security measures including sniffer dogs will be used at Stansted Airport this bank holiday weekend in the wake of the Brussels terror attacks.

Essex Police

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