Although most of the 93,000 passengers passing through Stansted’s doors tomorrow for the start of their half term holidays will be blissfully unaware of it, the next few weeks will be a crucially defining moment in the history of Stansted Airport.
When people question the purpose behind Charlie Dalton’s company, which manufactures annexes and garden rooms and delivers the finished product to your door, he has a standard reply: “You wouldn’t buy a car if it was built in your back garden, so why buy a building that’s made there?”
They’re the viral hits with a difference, TV shows which have you reaching for the hand sanitiser as you watch deadly viruses gripping the world and destroying most of the population. You could almost say that enthusiasm for TV shows that feature pandemics is, ahem, infectious (bows).
The total of more than 1.98m represented an increase of 5.8%, or around 109,000 passengers, compared with the same month last year and beat a previous record set in 2016, when Easter fell during March.
Softly spoken Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has had an album in the UK charts every year for the last 30 years, yet is the most unlikely pop star. He tells us about his remarkable career, his fiercely loyal fans and why he was actually a music rebel.