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    1. May 27, 2015

      IoD urges investment boost for planes, trains and broadband

      From calls for new airport runways to superfast broadband for sleepy villages, demand is rising for improved infrastructure....

    2. May 27, 2015

      Manchester mayor to mark city’s partnership with Osborne

      The mayor’s appointment that will be announced in Manchester on Friday highlights a remarkable partnership between the...

    1. May 21, 2015

      Unions call off UK rail strike after deal with operator

      A planned rail strike that threatened travel chaos throughout Britain over the Bank Holiday weekend has been cancelled after...

    2. May 15, 2015

      Folly of a £50bn HS2 project must hit the buffers

      You might think that the biggest infrastructure project in modern Britain would have merited a few minutes discussion in an...

    3. May 14, 2015

      Jim O’Neill takes Treasury post for infrastructure and devolution

      He built a career at Goldman Sachs based on his early championing of emerging markets and their huge economic potential. Two...

    4. May 8, 2015

      Simple projects deliver the best results

      Ah, infrastructure. The cure for our third-world airports, potholed roads, delayed trains . . . Everyone is in favour of...

    5. May 5, 2015

      Infrastructure experts warn on risks of indecisive UK election

      An indecisive election result on Thursday may stall plans for billions of pounds of crucial infrastructure projects...

    6. May 5, 2015

      Transport for London seeks media partner for £1bn contract

      Transport for London is inviting media companies to pitch for a £1bn contract to oversee advertising across the capital’s...

    7. May 1, 2015

      Crossrail project passes Canary Wharf station milestone

      Three years before the trains arrive, London’s new Crossrail railway line celebrates a milestone on Friday when the flagship...

    8. April 24, 2015

      BT recruits more engineers and pledges to speed up connections

      BT plans to recruit another 800 engineers this year in an effort to reduce the number of customer complaints about broadband...

    9. April 19, 2015

      Rothesay to reduce investments in UK infrastructure

      Rothesay Life’s chief has warned that the Goldman Sachs-backed pensions group is set to reduce investments in UK...

    10. April 14, 2015

      General election: Fears build over move to extend Right to Buy

      A Conservative manifesto pledge to extend Right to Buy to 1.3m housing association tenants was intended to emulate the...

    11. April 8, 2015

      Atkins warns on spending delays caused by general election

      WS Atkins, the UK engineering consultant, has warned of a “hiatus” in work around the UK general election as spending...

    12. April 2, 2015

      EDF axes 400 jobs at Hinkley Point nuclear project

      Four hundred construction jobs are to be shed at the site of Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant after France’s EDF...

    13. April 2, 2015

      London workers and theatres face disruption after blaze

      Several theatres in London’s West End are unlikely to open for evening performances on Thursday as firefighters struggle...

    14. March 31, 2015

      Ed Balls stokes uncertainty over high speed rail project

      Ed Balls has stoked uncertainty surrounding HS2 , suggesting that a new trans-Pennine rail route [HS3] could be built before...

    15. March 29, 2015

      Scrap price slump cools hot metal trade

      Rail travellers face the usual disruption from maintenance works over Easter, while many churchgoers will be tapped up for...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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