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    1. February 10, 2016

      M6 Toll road goes on the block

      Britain’s only pay-to-use motorway, the M6 Toll, is to be put up for sale by a consortium of banks in a move aimed at...

    2. February 9, 2016

      Tidal power’s potential faces review as £1bn lagoon stalls

      Ministers are set to launch a review of tidal power, with talks in deadlock over government support for a proposed £1bn...

    1. February 7, 2016

      UK construction boosted by surge of big projects

      UK construction is expected to return to pre-recession levels for the first time this year because of a surge in road,...

    2. February 5, 2016

      North Sea oil companies in danger amid debt spillage

      The tumbling oil price has led to a collapse in profits for British oil companies in the North Sea, where losses for...

    3. February 1, 2016

      Celebrities rail at station plan for Chelsea

      It is a £27bn railway project that is planned to stretch across the south-east of England, tunnelling all the way under...

    4. January 28, 2016

      George Osborne tries to sell former deputy to China

      China has signalled its unhappiness that George Osborne, chancellor of the Exchequer, has picked his former deputy, Sir...

    5. January 21, 2016

      Plan for TfL to take control of all south London trains

      Control of all south London trains is to be handed to the capital’s transport authority in a big reform that the...

    6. January 20, 2016

      Myth of the brutal, blighted concrete tower

      What would you pay for an elegant mid-century apartment, with original wood fittings and views clear across the city,...

    7. January 11, 2016

      Environment Agency head quits after Barbados holiday furore

      Only weeks after facing public criticism for holidaying in Barbados while large areas of Britain were battling floods,...

    8. January 7, 2016

      Calls grow for TfL to take charge of south London rail network

      South London’s suburban rail services should be devolved to Transport for London and run as part of London Overground,...

    9. January 6, 2016

      Remedial action needed to get government projects off the buffers

      A third of large government projects due for delivery over the next five years are unlikely to fully deliver or will...

    10. December 28, 2015

      Housing benefits freeze hits landlords as well as low-paid tenants

      More than half a million low-paid tenants face a financial shortfall after the government froze rent subsidies, in a...

    11. December 21, 2015

      British commuters in dark about rail compensation

      Campaign group Which has launched a “super-complaint” to the UK rail regulator, demanding it investigates how rail...

    12. December 14, 2015

      The UK’s growing divide between north and south

      The north of England has long struggled to come to terms with the decline of industries on which its prosperity was...

    13. December 11, 2015

      Cameron’s craven dithering over Heathrow

      One of the constant refrains of David Cameron’s administration as it settles into its second term is that it is...

    14. December 10, 2015

      EE makes 4G pledge after winning emergency services contract

      Police forces and other emergency services will be able to use smartphones and tablets linked to a national high-speed...

    15. December 9, 2015

      ‘Northern powerhouse’ in £1.2bn rail upgrade boost

      The UK government’s “northern powerhouse” initiative received a boost on Wednesday with a £1.2bn improvement to rail...

    16. December 4, 2015

      UK rail fares to rise by average 1.1% next year

      UK train fares will rise by an average 1.1 per cent in 2016, the smallest increase for six years, under terms announced...

    17. November 27, 2015

      George Osborne’s axe falls on little platoons of civic Britain

      You could call it the parable of the prime minister’s plane. This week David Cameron’s government unveiled plans for...

    18. November 25, 2015

      Autumn Statement: experts question infrastructure investment

      “We are the builders,” George Osborne claimed as he delivered his sixth Autumn Statement speech on Wednesday. But with...

    19. November 24, 2015

      UK Treasury infrastructure scheme falls far short of £40bn target

      A Treasury scheme to guarantee infrastructure projects that was launched to great fanfare three years ago has fallen...

    20. November 23, 2015

      London power grid feels strain of development

      When Gerald Kaye was building an office block in the City of London, he had to cross the river to turn the lights on....

    21. November 20, 2015

      Hackers hope to solve overcrowding and delays on rail network

      An alert for weekend travellers in the UK: on a train near you, groups of software developers will be tapping away on...

    22. November 19, 2015

      Whitehall to review use of development tax by councils

      Whitehall is to review a development tax introduced to benefit local people because of fears that councils are using it...

    23. November 15, 2015

      Northern rail and road routes as vital as Crossrail 2, TfN says

      New rail and road routes across the Pennines are as much a national priority as Crossrail 2 in London, the chief of a...

    24. November 13, 2015

      Not what the doctor ordered

      For the National Health Service, Christmas is coming early — and once again it is a season of despair. Junior doctors...

    25. November 12, 2015

      Network Rail privatisation to be considered as part of shake-up

      Network Rail could be privatised or run on a concession model in what would be the most wide-ranging shake-up of...

    26. November 9, 2015

      Infrastructure: Bridging the gap

      Politicians and investors agree: there is an “infrastructure gap”, it is global, and it approaches $1tn each year. From...

    27. November 9, 2015

      UK to build 9 prisons and sell outdated ones for housing

      Sites around Britain where some of the country’s most notorious prisoners have been held are set to attract more...

    28. November 6, 2015

      ‘Olympicopolis’ to boost culture and education in east London

      “We could have just built some more homes,” said Ben Fletcher, strategy director for the Olympic Park, referring to...

    29. November 5, 2015

      Business group seeks end to ‘demonisation’ of debt

      The head of one of Britain’s biggest business organisations has called on politicians to stop the “demonisation of...

    30. November 5, 2015

      Car clubs make inroads across London

      It runs electric car clubs in cities from Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux to Indianapolis — and is even running trials in the...

    31. November 3, 2015

      Heathrow v Gatwick: the flawed case for expansion

      Should expansion of London’s airport capacity take place at Heathrow or Gatwick? The UK’s coalition government evaded...

    32. October 30, 2015

      Build decent infrastructure and end Britain’s transport misery

      For too long British people have had to suffer — from train delays, road chaos, excessive electricity bills and other...

    33. October 30, 2015

      Osborne tries to allay fears of infrastructure spending cuts

      George Osborne is to pledge today that infrastructure will be “at the heart” of November’s spending review in an...

    34. October 27, 2015

      London’s £27bn Crossrail 2 plans advance

      Transport for London is pushing ahead with plans for Crossrail 2, a proposed £27bn rail line linking south-west and...

    35. October 21, 2015

      Xi declares ‘strategic partnership’ with UK

      Chinese president Xi Jinping has declared a “global comprehensive strategic partnership” with the UK that will begin...

    36. October 20, 2015

      Ofwat should tighten the spigot on water profits

      Those opposed to cuts in personal benefits often complain there is too little focus on “corporate welfare”. By this...

    37. October 18, 2015

      Chinese investment — is it good for Britain?

      Investment in infrastructure tops the UK government’s list of desired outcomes from this week’s state visit by Xi...

    38. October 18, 2015

      Britain’s red-carpet welcome for Xi baffles traditional allies

      George Osborne announced last month he wanted to “take a risk” with Britain’s relationship with China. As Xi Jinping,...

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