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  • A river rising in southeast British Columbia, Canada, and flowing about 1,947 km (1,210 mi) south then west through the Columbia Plateau and along the Washington-Oregon border to its outlet on the Pacific Ocean. It was discovered and named by the American explorer Robert Gray in 1792.


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  • Sipson residents have never been anti-Heathrow many of them down the years have earned their living at the airport, but they have had to live with the threat of obliteration and to take promises of no further expansion with a pinch of salt.

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  • The anti-Heathrow expansion coalition group stressed the importance of today's ruling for the future of air transport generally.

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  • The right way to live has become the right lifestyle to have: not a single-issue argument as in the old days, but a whole package of values, some anarchist, some libertarian, but more often old-fashioned Trotskyist socialism in which anti-Americanism, anti-capitalism, anti-Heathrow expansionism and anti-fat-cat-ism are opposed to a higgledy-piggledy mixture of the positive virtues of environmental concern and in favour of a new world order based on citizenship of "planet earth".

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  • NHS patients and anti-Heathrow protesters Color Wars has invited readers to choose a childhood photograph of themselves and recreate the scene.


  • I note with a wry smile that the latest celebrity to join the anti-Heathrow bandwagon, the actress Emma Thompson, took part in a photo call urging people to stop flying just hours before, ahem, flying off to L.A. for the Golden Globes.

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  • Inquiry launched into green custard attack on Business Secretary by anti-Heathrow expansion campaigner.

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  • David Cameron stars in online anti-Heathrow expansion game


  • The Metropolitan police force has begun an inquiry into the green custard attack on Peter Mandelson, the Business Secretary, by anti-Heathrow airport expansion campaigner Leila Deen. news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • No one can accuse him of jumping on a convenient, seat-saving political bandwagon: he's been anti-Heathrow expansion and anti - "New" Labour for ever, as he rightly reminded everyone.

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  • Councils opposing Heathrow expansion to call for new rail network around airport Boris Johnson accused of spending taxpayers 'money on anti-Heathrow Tory propaganda event

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