Airport shut as WW2 bomb found in Thames

Image copyright PA Image caption Planes are footed at the airport following the breakthrough of the maneuver

An operation to remove a 500 kg World War Two bombard that has forced the closing of London City Airport will continue through the night.

The airport has been slammed the working day and all flights cancelled, changing up to 16,000 passengers, agents said.

The bomb was are available at George V Dock on Sunday during schemed work on the east London airport.

The Royal Navy said the bomb would be exploded underwater overnight and international airports should reopen on Tuesday.

Police have confirmed kinfolks “whos” evacuated from around the website can return to their homes after the manoeuvre was moved to another location in the dock.