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London City Airport to reopen after 1,000lb bomb was discovered near runway

Bomb disposal teams worked on the unexploded bomb throughout yesterday (Picture: PA)

London City Airport will be open as normal on Tuesday after dozens of flights were cancelled following the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb.

A 214-metre exclusion was set up in Newham after the 500kg device was found at King George V Dock in east London on Sunday.

London City Airport to reopen after 1,000lb bomb was discovered near runway

It meant residents had to be evacuated from their homes and the airport shut to all flights as the runway fell within the sealed-off area.

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