Extra, Extra

By Rob Last edited 156 months ago
Extra, Extra

- Heathrow's Terminal 2 is going to be demolished as part of the 2012 revamp.

- Boeing's fuel-efficient jet landed at Heathrow at 1:13 p.m. yesterday after a 22 hour, 42 minute trip from Hong Kong that crossed two oceans and covered 11,664 nautical miles. Therefore breaking the world record for longest, nonstop flight by a commercial airliner.

- On the tenth anniversary of his death, a stainless steel sculpture of a Nigerian bus decorated with writings by Ken Saro-Wiwa has won the contest to find a "living memorial" to the writer.

- Kevin Spacey has received an honorary degree from London Southbank University, along with...erm, Trevor McDonald. In other Spacey news: Kevin has installed an 'autograph flap' at the Old Vic. If anyone's seen Kevin's flap we'd love to hear about it.

- And because it's Friday, here's our favourite local headline of the week: School Bags Can Damage Your Child's Health.

Last Updated 11 November 2005