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    1. March 24, 2015

      Lords committee says economic case for £50bn HS2 not been made

      Supporters of the £50bn HS2 railway line have failed to make the economic case for the project, according to a House of...

    2. March 20, 2015

      Expressways and wifi-connected roads to ease Britain’s congestion

      By Gill Plimmer and Aliya Ram Britain’s road network is to be brought into the modern age with wifi that can beam traffic...

    1. March 20, 2015

      Get smart on government projects

      George Osborne rather fancies the Internet of Things, that techie dream to connect up “everything from urban transport to...

    2. March 20, 2015

      UK mobile phone and broadband complaints soar

      Complaints about mobile phone and broadband providers rose by a fifth in the UK last year, with worries over the hidden...

    3. March 20, 2015

      High-speed train arriving at Crewe due six years early

      High Speed 2 could reach the north ahead of its 2033 schedule under plans for the £50bn railway line being put forward by...

    4. March 20, 2015

      UK businesses lobby for better cycling infrastructure

      Almost 600,000 cycle journeys are made in London every day, as Spandex-clad enthusiasts mix with hordes of people pedalling...

    5. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Favourable tide for hydroelectric lagoons

      Chancellor George Osborne has thrown his weight behind the start of negotiations that could deliver taxpayer support for the...

    6. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Pledge to spread ultrafast broadband

      Ultrafast broadband has been promised for nearly all homes in the UK as part of a broader Budget commitment to bolster...

    7. March 17, 2015

      Infrastructure spending falls at least £15bn from peak

      Spending on infrastructure — including schools, hospitals, road and energy projects — has fallen by at least £15bn from its...

    8. March 15, 2015

      Sharp rise in state aid approval requests, study shows

      Requests for state aid approvals by the UK government to the European Commission rose sharply in 2014, according to new...

    9. March 12, 2015

      Ofcom urged to break BT’s grip as telecoms sector faces shake-up

      The UK telecommunications regulator faces renewed calls to break BT’s hold on the national broadband network after the...

    10. March 11, 2015

      Ofwat shifts stance on consolidation

      Water industry regulator Ofwat has signalled it may be open to takeovers in the sector, a shift from its previous stance...

    11. March 8, 2015

      Highway Agency braced for shake-up

      Britain’s Highways Agency is braced for the biggest shake-up in its 20-year history next month when it is turned into an...

    12. March 6, 2015

      London garden bridge project faces questions on contract tenders

      Fresh controversy is muddying the waters around Boris Johnson’s planned £175m garden bridge over the Thames amid questions...

    13. March 4, 2015

      Eurostar sale raises £757m for Treasury

      The Treasury has sold its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar cross-Channel train service for £585m, almost twice the sum...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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....

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. January 16, 2015

      Ofcom considers 5G technology

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

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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