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June 21, 2021

Spain’s PM to issue pardons for nine jailed Catalan separatists

Spain’s left-wing government is to issue pardons for nine jailed Catalan separatists, in a move that prime minister Pedro Sánchez says will pave the way for […]
June 21, 2021

Taliban take key Afghan district, adding to string of wins

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters took control of a key district in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province Monday and encircled the provincial capital, police said, as […]
June 21, 2021

Highways England has ‘no plans’ to infill Brunel bridge unless absolutely necessary

Highways England says it has “no plans” to infill a 162-year-old Cornish bridge designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel unless it is absolutely necessary. Fears that the […]
June 21, 2021

London property developer contributions to Crossrail top £1bn

Property developers in London have forked out more than £1bn in levy payments to fund Crossrail, it can be revealed. Developer contributions have been made through […]
June 21, 2021

Revealed: Consultants fees from drawn-out Williams-Shapps Review

More than £4M was spent since by the Department for Transport (DfT) on consultancy fees for the drawn-out Williams-Shapps Review. The highest yearly spend was recorded […]
June 21, 2021

East West Rail | Plans go in for new Cambridge railway station

Network Rail has submitted a Transport and Works Act Order application for a new station in the vicinity of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus to improve connectivity […]
June 21, 2021

171-year-old Swansea station refurb complete

Swansea railway station has been given a dramatic transformation with Network Rail and Transport for Wales (TfW) coming together to deliver key improvements. An investment of […]
June 21, 2021

How we can find the extra 200,000 construction workers that Britain needs

In June we published our Construction Skills Network (CSN) research, highlighting the need for construction to find an extra 216,800 workers by 2025. Steve Radley is […]
June 20, 2021

Impact of daily high dose oral vitamin D therapy on the inflammatory markers in patients with COVID 19 disease

INTRODUCTION The beneficial effects of vitamin D in COVID-19 were attributed to be mediated through its multiple actions on the immune system. Vit. D is known […]