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  1. April 15, 2014

    TalkTalk and Sky plan to build own fibre network

    TalkTalk and Sky will build their own “ultra” high-speed fibre broadband network for the first time together in York in a...

  2. April 4, 2014

    Unions to seek judicial review over planned rail sale

    Rail unions have decided to seek a judicial review of the competition to run the East Coast main line in an attempt to halt...

  1. April 4, 2014

    Storm-battered southwest rail link reopens after £35m repairs

    The rail link to the southwest of England reopened on Friday, two months after the trackbed was swept away by the sea at...

  2. April 1, 2014

    Watchdog attacks BT ‘monopoly’ in rural broadband rollout

    The £1.2bn state project to provide fast broadband services to rural areas has been attacked for creating a “monopoly” for...

  3. March 31, 2014

    BT turns attention to shaking up UK mobile market

    BT is to mount a fresh challenge to mobile operators with cut-price bundled offers using its broadband network and the 4G...

  4. March 31, 2014

    Network Rail in funds warning on storm damage

    Network Rail has said it may not have enough money to protect Britain’s railways from the effects of climate change and...

  5. March 27, 2014

    London mayor criticises cost of HS2

    Boris Johnson has reopened the political debate about HS2 by claiming that there are many better ways to spend the money...

  6. March 25, 2014

    Hopes fade for rapid start to London’s Crossrail 2

    Expectations of an imminent start on a new north-south rail line across London have been damped, with the former chief...

  7. March 25, 2014

    Beijing guides investors towards Britain

    China’s state planning agency has issued a one-of-a-kind guide for Chinese investors interested in Britain, following a...

  8. March 20, 2014

    Hitachi relocation set to revive UK rail industry, says official

    Hitachi’s decision to make London the headquarters of its global train business could signal the start of a UK rail industry...

  9. March 19, 2014

    Welsh Assembly gets new powers

    Welsh Assembly members will get new powers to borrow money and levy income taxes to fund infrastructure projects under...

  10. March 19, 2014

    Budget 2014: Flood defences and pothole repairs boosted

    An additional £140m towards flood defence improvements has been promised in an attempt to get the government back on the...

  11. March 18, 2014

    Rhetoric versus reality: How coalition projects have fared

    The rhetoric The reality Energy The government says it is pulling out the stops to secure a “stable, certain environment for...

  12. March 17, 2014

    Ebbsfleet’s long-stalled ‘garden city’ given new chance to grow

    George Osborne’s backing for the first new garden city for nearly a century at Ebbsfleet in Kent did not surprise local...

  13. March 17, 2014

    Funds sought to jolt promises on infrastructure into action

    The Treasury will roll out a red carpet to sovereign wealth funds on Budget day, publishing a £50bn list of infrastructure...

  14. March 17, 2014

    Jubilee Line extension provides inspiration for HS2 boss

    The Jubilee line extension has become the new flag waved by those who support HS2. With the benefits of the 225mph line from...

  15. March 14, 2014

    London goes underground: the city’s subterranean building boom

    The smooth running of great cities is magical. As with any conjuror’s trick, the delight and surprise comes from never...

  16. March 12, 2014

    HS2 chairman finds £1.5bn savings from rail project’s budget

    The new head of HS2 has identified at least £1.5bn in potential cost savings in London alone from the project’s £50bn budget...

  17. March 12, 2014

    UK provides EU’s best broadband, Ofcom says

    British broadband customers have better service than in other leading European countries, according to the country’s...

  18. March 12, 2014

    State spends £63m buying homes as HS2 hits house prices

    The government has spent £63m buying up 106 homes blighted by the proposed HS2 high speed rail link. Estate agents say tens...

  19. March 10, 2014

    UK government signals push on ‘5G’ mobile technology

    Downloading a song in seconds and a movie in less than a minute on the move will be made possible in the next stage of...

  20. March 10, 2014

    England’s northeast fears economic isolation

    There are spluttering tractors, caravans and lorries pegged to a 40 mile an hour speed limit; sections of the A1 in...

  21. March 6, 2014

    Crossrail a shot in the arm for London property developers

    London’s Crossrail scheme is galvanising property development along the route of the new £14.8bn east-west line, with nearly...

  22. March 5, 2014

    HS2 set to miss general election legislation deadline

    The coalition will miss its target for getting its HS2 legislation through Parliament before next year’s general election,...

  23. February 28, 2014

    BT wants end of ‘subsidies’ to rivals for access to its network

    BT wants to charge its main rivals more for access to its national network, arguing that they have profited enough from...

  24. February 27, 2014

    London mayor Boris Johnson approves driverless Tube trains

    London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has approved plans to order driverless trains for the Underground, prompting one of the...

  25. February 26, 2014

    Boris Johnson signals the end of London’s gyratory systems

    Some of London’s “biggest and nastiest” traffic black spots are to be swept away in a £300m scheme that signals the death...

  26. February 26, 2014

    Mourn the loss of London’s utopian modernist vision

    Few will really mourn the loss of London’s gyratories but those risky traffic systems are also among the last vestiges of an...

  27. February 25, 2014

    Six of UK’s top architects shortlisted for Crystal Palace revival

    Six high-profile UK architects have been shortlisted to revive the Crystal Palace at its former site in south London....

  28. February 21, 2014

    Better water management in UK ‘could have helped prevent floods’

    Better water management techniques could have helped prevent some of the recent winter flooding and the prime minister...

  29. February 19, 2014

    A breath of Canadian air freshens fusty Britain

    Talk of the “Carney effect” has become almost trite in the City of London in recent months. Each sign of economic recovery...

  30. February 16, 2014

    Heathrow’s case for expansion bolstered by think-tank findings

    Britain’s aviation future will depend on a three-runway hub airport, says a leading transport think-tank, lending weight to...

  31. February 14, 2014

    Brokers warn of flood threat to home insurance premiums

    Several of Britain’s biggest insurers risk having more than a tenth of their annual profits wiped out by a...

  32. February 14, 2014

    Flooded town finds its own resources to fight against disaster

    Slideshow: A village in distress On Tuesday morning Steevan Glover knew the battle was lost. Seeing a pool of water bubbling...

  33. February 14, 2014

    UK construction output bounces back

    Strong growth in new homes and commercial buildings helped the UK’s construction output rebound in December, offering signs...

  34. February 14, 2014

    Fresh storms bring more misery in the flood-hit UK

    A fresh storm brought snow, gales and heavy rain to much of the UK on Friday, as the prime minister intensified his media...

  35. February 13, 2014

    UK considers asking Brussels for flood aid

    Storms leave thousands without power The UK will apply to the European Union for money to help with the aftermath of recent...

  36. February 12, 2014

    Mark Carney warns on economic impact of UK flooding

    The Bank of England’s governor has said that flooding across southern England “will affect the near-term outlook”, in...

  37. February 12, 2014

    UK’s happy commuters let plane take the strain

    A long and arduous journey to work is hardly the best way to start the day, but a study has shown that a commute of as...

  38. February 12, 2014

    Brussels emissions rules force M3 motorists to slow down

    Motorists will have to cut their maximum speed on a second motorway under a government plan to introduce a 60mph speed limit...

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