"The concerns are about the nuisance caused by the noise of drones, privacy due to drones carrying surveillance equipment, and the potential danger they could cause to wildlife, animals and people particularly when landing", a council report said.
But after realising how easy it is for a drone to bring worldwide airports to gridlock - Heathrow and Gatwick are now taking drastic action.
The Israeli-developed Drone Dome system is believed to be among the technology used at Gatwick airport last month by the Army.
Britain's two biggest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, are investing in anti-drone technology following severe disruption at Gatwick caused by drone sightings in the run-up to Christmas, spokespersons said on Friday.
Sino-US Trade Talks to Be Held in China Next Week - Beijing
Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the U.S. delegation for the talks, the Commerce Ministry said in a statement. China and the US reached a truce on the trade war and agreed to settle disputes in 90-day talks that will end on March 1.
Serena Sweeps Hopman Cup Singles Ahead Of Slam Record Bid
The 23-time Grand Slam champion, however, raised his game in the tiebreaker with a ideal drop shot to take a 6-3 lead. GB were already eliminated from the team event but the win is a confidence boost before the Australian Open.
The system, which is said to have a range of several miles, uses four radars to give 360-degree detection in order to identify and track targets.
Yesterday morning Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, hosted a meeting of police, aviation and defence chiefs to discuss lessons that...
Police are examining relevant sightings by 115 witnesses, including 93 from "credible witnesses" such as a pilot, airport staff and police officers.
Mr York defended the decision to hold Mr Gait for an extended period, despite his employer saying he was at work during the drone flights.
A Gatwick spokesperson said on Thursday in a statement that "While I can't go into detail about exactly what we have, I can confirm this was an investment of several million pounds to ensure we are at an equivalent level to that provided by the Armed Forces". Skylock, the company that manufactures the technology, is one of many now specializing in detecting and downing intruder drones by "jamming" them, or disrupting their frequencies.
Sushi Tycoon Buys Giant Bluefin Tuna for 3.1 Million Dollars
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, wearing white rubber boots, said: "I sincerely hope this market will be loved by many people". A few businesses stayed in Tsukiji but almost all of the 500-plus wholesalers and other businesses shifted to Toyosu.
Alvaro Morata bags brace as Chelsea see off Nottingham Forest
The teenage winger nearly got one himself when he danced into the box only to see his shot blocked by a good low save by Steele. An emotional Cesc Fàbregas broke down in tears after he was substituted off the pitch in what could be his final Chelsea match.
EuroMillions couple celebrated £115m win with cup of tea and hug
We're in the money: Frances and Patrick Connolly announced their lottery win at the Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast yesterday. Mrs Connolly has worked previously as an educational programme coordinator and is planning to do a PHD in clinical psychology.
Smith: Paul George is back as a 'superstar-caliber' player
LeBron James missed his fourth straight game with a groin strain while Kyle Kuzma left after 16 minutes with lower back soreness. The Lakers have also been playing minus veteran guard Rajon Rondo , who's out for a month to recover from a hand surgery.
'Escape Room' Fire Kills 5 Teenage Girls In Poland
The cause of the fire is not yet known, but officials are carrying out safety checks on every escape room in Poland. Polish President Andrzej Duda on Twitter lamented a " devastating tragedy in Koszalin".
Thailand's beach paradises slammed by deadly tropical storm
It expected the storm to downgrade to a depression before it leaves the southern region and moves twards the Andaman Sea . Reuters said the national disaster agency had managed to evacuate about 6,200 people to shelters in three provinces.
Torrent expands recall of Losartan caused by NDEA presence
Torrent is only recalling the lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP that contain NDEA levels higher than the FDA's guideline. However, patients should consult with their pharmacist or physician who can advise them on alternative treatments.
Apple rival paves way for ban on some iPhones in Germany
That is, the bond will reimburse the damages awarded to Apple if the iPhone maker will win an appeal against the injunction. An employee of German Apple retailer Gravis displays an iPhone 7 and 8 in a store in Berlin on January 3, 2019.
What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In
The plan also involves in-person meetings or online chats created to support those in the program and keep them accountable. News & World Report rolled out its list of the best diets of 2019 , and the Mediterranean diet took the top spot.