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    1. February 24, 2015

      Wrexham jail to be run by public sector

      The UK’s first “super prison” holding more than 2,000 inmates is to be run by the public sector, dashing the hopes of...

    2. February 23, 2015

      MPs criticise Ofgem for failure over energy network pricing

      The UK’s energy market regulator has been criticised by MPs for failing to keep energy network costs down, thus contributing...

    1. February 17, 2015

      UK approves world’s biggest offshore wind farm

      The world’s biggest offshore wind scheme has been given the go-ahead off the coast of Yorkshire, in a move the government...

    2. February 6, 2015

      UK competition watchdog sounds alarm over East Coast rail deal

      Britain’s competition authority has questioned the government’s decision to hand the contract to operate the East Coast main...

    3. February 3, 2015

      Labour counts on popular opinion in taking tough tone

      The war of words this week between Labour and business is a far cry from the mid-1990s when Tony Blair and Peter Mandelson...

    4. January 30, 2015

      Gatwick expansion plans attacked by MPs

      Building a second runway at Gatwick airport would be a disaster for the area, causing transport gridlock and “irreparable...

    5. January 28, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear deal faces fresh delay

      The UK’s parliamentary watchdog has abandoned plans to scrutinise the Hinkley Point C nuclear project after predicting that...

    6. January 28, 2015

      Network Rail behemoth stuck in transit

      The group that holds Network Rail’s board to account met last week for the first time since chaos swept Britain’s railways...

    7. January 28, 2015

      How UK’s Network Rail measures against its European peers

      UK travellers arriving back from swift, efficient rail journeys across France or Germany often groan about the delays and...

    8. January 28, 2015

      TfL turns property developer to help fund capital’s transport

      Transport for London is to become a property developer — including building luxury housing — in an attempt to raise more...

    9. January 28, 2015

      UK infrastructure lending scheme alarms NAO

      A four year programme to support £40bn of private investment in infrastructure leaves taxpayers with unquantifiable risks...

    10. January 27, 2015

      Road scanners to find future potholes developed by UK researchers

      Scientists have invented a system that promises to cure one of the great scourges of the British motorist — the pothole....

    11. January 21, 2015

      Tech City businesses get access to fast broadband

      Thousands of companies in Tech City — the technology hub in east London — will be able to access fast broadband in a pilot...

    12. January 21, 2015

      Local authority pension funds create £500m investment platform

      Two of the UK’s largest local authority pension funds are to create a £500m investment platform in a deal that could lead to...

    13. January 16, 2015

      Ofcom considers 5G technology

      Holographic projections will be made possible alongside near-instant mobile internet services for financial trading,...

    14. January 15, 2015

      MPs doubt high speed rail scheme will give value for money

      The £50bn high speed two rail project is unlikely to provide value for money, a cross party group of MPs says in a report...

    15. January 15, 2015

      Housing is London’s biggest challenge, Boris Johnson warns

      London’s biggest challenge is to overturn government’s failure to build enough housing, Boris Johnson said on Thursday. But...

    16. January 15, 2015

      UK nuclear waste train operator to carry passengers

      The state-owned train company that carries Britain’s nuclear waste is set to carry paying passengers as the UK’s railway...

    17. January 15, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear agreement expected in March

      French nuclear power developer EDF said it expected to sign a long-awaited investment agreement with its Chinese partners...

    18. January 15, 2015

      UK rural companies warn of poor broadband links

      Half of the UK’s small rural companies are unhappy with their broadband provision, according to research by the Federation...

    19. January 14, 2015

      Tories to reform UK compulsory purchase rules

      George Osborne could make Britain’s “outdated” compulsory purchase system more generous in an effort to speed up big...

    20. January 14, 2015

      ‘Trampolines on the track’: a new reason for train delays

      Leaves on the line or the wrong kind of snow — some of the most mocked reasons for UK train delays — have been replaced by a...

    21. January 14, 2015

      Labour attacks mobile telecoms ‘sweetheart deal’

      A December agreement between government and mobile operators to extend coverage into so-called telecoms “not spots” has been...

    22. January 13, 2015

      Traffic jams hurting Britain, says Standard & Poor’s

      The UK would benefit more from a boost to infrastructure investment than any other developed economy, according to Standard...

    23. January 2, 2015

      Infrastructure: Five things to watch in 2015

      The Borders Railway Running for 30 miles between Tweedbank and Edinburgh, the Borders Railway will be the longest domestic...

    24. December 27, 2014

      Ministers blasted over delay to UK blackout helpline

      The government has been accused of leaving families vulnerable to possible power cuts after news that a promised emergency...

    25. December 19, 2014

      Garden bridge approved by London mayor

      Plans for a £175m garden bridge on the river Thames have been cleared by the mayor of London, who says the project will...

    26. December 18, 2014

      Mobile phone deal will give UK 90% geographical coverage

      Mobile phone operators have struck a deal with the government to fill in partial gaps in mobile coverage in a move intended...

    27. December 17, 2014

      Let London’s airports achieve potential

      If Britain is to keep pace in the global economy, southeast England needs an additional runway. But this vital...

    28. December 17, 2014

      British MPs condemn £10.5bn PFI train deals

      The purchase of new trains costing £10.5bn through two private finance initiative deals transferred all the risk to UK...

    29. December 15, 2014

      Nats defends air traffic system as failure scrutinised

      On an average day some 6,000 aircraft fly through UK airspace, roughly a fifth of the 30,000 planes that criss-cross Europe....

    30. December 14, 2014

      Cable accuses National Air Traffic Services of under-investment

      Vince Cable, business secretary, accused National Air Traffic Services of “skimping on large-scale investment for very many...

    31. December 8, 2014

      Nearly half of UK’s small businesses lack superfast broadband

      Nearly half the UK’s small and medium-sized companies lack access to superfast broadband, according to the regulator Ofcom,...

    32. December 8, 2014

      UK investment boosts 4G phone coverage

      4G phone coverage in Britain’s cities is set to improve with a £100m investment in new wireless infrastructure during the...

    33. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: Little new project cash, say builders

      Britain’s hard-pressed building industry welcomed greater details on road, flood defence and energy projects in the Autumn...

    34. December 3, 2014

      Autumn statement 2014: Q&A – What’s in a ‘northern powerhouse’?

      George Osborne promised his Autumn Statement would focus on the north of England, helping lay the foundation of a “northern...

    35. December 2, 2014

      Britain deserves better on infrastructure

      George Osborne, Britain’s chancellor, delivers his Autumn Statement on Wednesday, just three weeks before Christmas. But...

    36. December 2, 2014

      Ministers propose government-built houses

      Ministers have set out proposals for the government to directly commission house building for the first time. Danny...

    37. December 2, 2014

      Construction activity dips on growth fear

      Concerns about the economic outlook have dented confidence in the UK construction industry, pushing activity to the slowest...

    38. December 1, 2014

      Government to back £1bn Swansea tidal project

      Plans for a £1bn tidal lagoon to generate power in Swansea Bay will be given a boost when ministers announce the start of...

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