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Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated

Reuters Friday, 13 September 2019
Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual.
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