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In Pictures: Heathrow Third Runway Defeat As Unite Lose Power To Spread Misery

NO third runway signs in the village of Sipson near Heathrow Airport. Not yet. Objectors claimed victory in a High Court battle over plans for a third runway at the airport. A High Court judge ruled that plans for the expansion must be reconsidered.

The Unite union wanted the runway. With more tarmac and more passengers a strike would hit even more people. Hurrah! There would more people for staff to mock as they walked through genital scanners. More passengers would sit in huge sun-free hangers full of theme pubs and chips wondering if Spain is worth it and how the place could be improved with a bomb.

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Police cut protesters free of railings outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, after a group of campaigners chained themselves to the railings in protest against plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.

Hundreds more lost souls would be sat in baggage halls watching their beards grow and wondering how long the whiskers need to get before they are profiled as a security threat and invited into the back room for a free drink.

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Posted: 26th, March 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment