The deserted airport
BA claims most flights still took off during the cabin crew strike. But our reporter at Heathrow isn't buying it

On the picket line at BA
Hundreds of striking British Airways cabin crew and their supporters were in high spirits today at dispute HQ – just across the road from London’s massive Heathrow airport. Scores of pickets were on duty from 6am and persistent rain failed to dampen the resolve of the Unite union members, who are fighting to save jobs […]