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  1. 19 hours ago

    Mayor calls for £1.3tn investment in London’s infrastructure

    London needs £1.3tn invested in its infrastructure over the next 35 years to retain its place as one of the world’s leading...

  2. July 30, 2014

    Insurers worry driverless cars are ‘existential threat’

    Motor insurers will need to overhaul their business models to remain relevant in the coming decades, executives and...

  1. July 22, 2014

    Sajid Javid faces fight to boost UK broadband access

    For Sajid Javid, the pragmatic former banker turned culture secretary, improving the UK’s much criticised broadband and...

  2. July 22, 2014

    Founders frustrated with slow internet service in London

    After being told they would not be able to get superfast broadband connections for their companies, the founders of...

  3. July 22, 2014

    Britain’s need for broadband speed

    Since coming to office in 2010, David Cameron has striven to be Britain’s prime minister for broadband. A technophile whose...

  4. July 22, 2014

    Low UK take-up for superfast broadband fund

    Only a small fraction of a £100m government fund for superfast broadband in UK cities has been taken up, in spite of growing...

  5. July 18, 2014

    CBI questions Labour’s part-nationalisation rail plans

    John Cridland, the head of the CBI employers’ federation, has questioned the wisdom of Labour’s plans to part-nationalise...

  6. July 16, 2014

    Labour plans part nationalisation of UK railways

    Labour has insisted that part-nationalisation of the railway system will not scare away private companies, claiming...

  7. July 11, 2014

    UK construction output dips in May

    UK construction output dipped in May, increasing the chances that overall economic growth in the second quarter could be...

  8. July 9, 2014

    Stagecoach chief warns Labour rail reform would deter bids

    Transport companies will be deterred from bidding for rail franchises if a future Labour government part-nationalises the...

  9. July 6, 2014

    Late trains fine to be spent on free and faster WiFi links

    Passengers on some trains will benefit from faster internet access after ministers decided to spend a fine imposed on...

  10. July 1, 2014

    Gigaclear speeds up broadband programme

    Gigaclear, the UK telecoms group, is accelerating the pace of its rural broadband programme, backed by veteran investor Neil...

  11. July 1, 2014

    Hong Kong developer markets microflats to Manchester students

    Pioneered in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York, the “microflat” is a concept usually associated with cities...

  12. July 1, 2014

    High-speed rail line opponents fear exclusion from Commons committee

    The biggest anti-HS2 campaign groups risk being barred from presenting their case against the high-speed rail line to MPs on...

  13. June 25, 2014

    Doubts grow over Davies report on Heathrow

    Lord Heseltine and Lord Adonis have warned that the disagreement over whether to expand Heathrow is unlikely to be resolved...

  14. June 24, 2014

    Manchester City owner to build up to 6,000 houses in £1bn deal

    The Middle Eastern owner of Manchester City football club is to build up to 6,000 homes in the city, mostly to rent, in a...

  15. June 23, 2014

    Northern cities jostle for seat on HS3

    Within hours of George Osborne calling for a high speed line between Manchester and Leeds to create a “Northern powerhouse”,...

  16. June 23, 2014

    Germany's Ruhr maps out supercity blueprint

    George Osborne’s plan for a supercity in the north of England has drawn comparisons with Germany’s Ruhr valley: a former...

  17. June 23, 2014

    George Osborne’s HS3 idea yet to reach drawing board

    Plans for a high-speed rail link between Manchester and Leeds are still embryonic: officials at the transport department...

  18. June 23, 2014

    UK nuclear clean-up bill rises by £6.6bn

    The bill faced by taxpayers for the clean-up of Sellafield and Britain’s other nuclear sites will be £6.6bn more than...

  19. June 23, 2014

    George Osborne to propose Leeds-Manchester ‘HS3’ rail link

    On Monday the UK chancellor will float the idea of building a high-speed rail link between Manchester and Leeds as part of...

  20. June 19, 2014

    UK regulator rejects claim BT abused dominant position

    BT has claimed victory over rivals seeking to change the price they pay to use its superfast broadband network after the UK...

  21. June 17, 2014

    Social housing group Cosmopolitan too ambitious, report finds

    A UK social landlord that faced financial collapse in the aftermath of the credit crunch took overambitious housebuilding...

  22. June 13, 2014

    Construction data signal strong growth

    The UK construction industry grew strongly in April, providing further evidence the economic recovery has broadened out from...

  23. June 10, 2014

    Thames Water seeks investors for £4bn ‘supersewer’

    Britain’s biggest water company began the process of recruiting international investors to fund the construction of London’s...

  24. June 5, 2014

    David Cameron orders improvement in mobile phone coverage

    David Cameron has ordered ministers to improve mobile phone coverage across the countryside after becoming frustrated about...

  25. June 5, 2014

    ‘Stop/start’ funding for roads criticised by watchdog

    The Department for Transport has been criticised for its “stop/start funding” for road maintenance and improvement works by...

  26. June 2, 2014

    Lessons learnt as Lloyd’s of London prepares to leave iconic HQ

    The Lloyd’s Building is a phenomenon. Richard Rogers’ building is listed Grade I, the same level of protection accorded to...

  27. May 23, 2014

    UK Whitehall projects worth £500bn at risk of failure

    Successful delivery of about one in five government projects, including new aircraft carriers and the HS2 high-speed rail...

  28. May 19, 2014

    BT acts on customer concerns with investment in broadband network

    BT will attempt to stem the tide of angry customer complaints about its broadband connections today with plans to employ a...

  29. May 12, 2014

    Boris Johnson touts £30bn under-ring-road for London

    Boris Johnson has added a £30bn underground ring road to his wish list of transport projects for London as he set out the...

  30. May 12, 2014

    Network Rail chief warns upgrade project will breach £1bn budget

    The new chief executive of Network Rail has admitted that a £1bn project has gone over budget, as the UK’s railways enter...

  31. May 8, 2014

    Hedge fund chief donates £5m to Natural History Museum

    Facing government cutbacks, London’s Natural History Museum has found a welcome new source of funds: a £5m donation from a...

  32. May 7, 2014

    Plans to spin off Highways Agency criticised

    Plans to spin off the Highways Agency into a more autonomous state-owned company will on Wednesday be criticised by a...

  33. May 6, 2014

    London cabbies strike over lack of taxi rank at Shard hotel

    London black cab drivers staged their biggest demonstration for nine years on Tuesday over Transport for London’s refusal to...

  34. May 6, 2014

    Robert McAlpine plunges into red on Bermuda contract losses

    Robert McAlpine, the builder of the new US embassy in London, has plunged into the red as a result of substantial losses on...

  35. May 5, 2014

    Channel tunnel’s 20th birthday holds lesson on big projects

    As an ambitious engineering project with a price tag of billions that ran into complex difficulties, the Channel tunnel may...

  36. May 2, 2014

    Network Rail cuts executive bonuses

    The UK’s railway operator has said it will cut bonuses for its most senior directors. Under a new regime announced on...

  37. April 29, 2014

    Industry grows impatient as PF2’s teething problems persist

    PF2 was supposed to be the phoenix from the ashes of the much-criticised private finance initiative programme, under which...

  38. April 28, 2014

    UK banks scale back property lending

    Banks are scaling back their lending to property companies despite the sharp improvement in market sentiment in recent...

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