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Hot air

After all the public inquiry assurances from British Airports Authority that its Terminal 5 proposal, courtesy of Richard Rogers Partnership, is not dependent on a new runway blighting the lives of several thousand more people with aircraft noise, it now turns out that a new runway is absolutely what BAA has in mind. Oh well, it only involves chucking 5000 villagers out of their homes. Even more bizarrely, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph , the runway might also mean demolishing ...

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