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U.K. investigators focus on transmitter in Heathrow 787 fire

Though the Boeing 787's lithium-ion batteries have been the cause of previous fires on the aircraft, they do not appear to have been the cause of last week's blaze.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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787 Dreamliner catches fire at London's Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is temporarily shut down as emergency crew respond to a fire involving a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by Ethiopian Airlines.

By Jul. 12, 2013

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Driverless cars shuttle Heathrow passengers

Autonomous cars aren't the future--they're already in use. London's Heathrow Airport swapped 2 diesel buses for 22 electric pods that shuttle passengers from a terminal to the parking lot without the aid of a driver.

By Aug. 5, 2011

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Heathrow Airport's autonomous cars (photos)

A closer look at the driverless electric cars shuttling passengers at Heathrow Airport.

7 Images By Aug. 5, 2011

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Are writers selling out to marketers? Alain de Botton's "Heathrow Diary"

For one week, Swiss author Alain de Botton was living the life I've always wanted to live.

By Sep. 27, 2009

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EE 4G lands in UK airports as two million customers sign up

EE more than doubled its 4G customers at the end of last year, and is reaching even more people including travellers at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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HMV closing 37 more shops, nearly half of branches now axed

More bad news for HMV -- 37 more branches are to close, threatening another 464 jobs and taking the total to 103 axed stores.

By Feb. 21, 2013

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Boeing shows off first fully painted 787-9 Dreamliner

The aviation giant sent out a photograph of the first 787-9 that had been fully painted. Decked out in Boeing's new livery, the plane will eventually go to Air New Zealand.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Pilot claims he saw UFO about to hit plane, so he ducked

The pilot of an Airbus A320 in the skies around Heathrow Airport is suddenly startled by what he calls a cigar-shaped object flying toward his plane. He takes evasive action. Of a sort.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Journalist Glenn Greenwald to host Reddit Q&A about NSA files

Guardian reporter will field questions during an "Ask Me Anything" discussion on the social news site.

By Sep. 30, 2013