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Secret State 23: leaked Cabinet Office report, HS2 “highly likely” to go 60% over budget. HS2: no comment

Andrew Gilligan reports today in The Times that the HS2 high-speed rail project is “highly likely” to go as much as 60% over budget and cost “more than £80bn”, according to a Cabinet Office report by the government’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), which describes the scheme as “fundamentally flawed” and in a “precarious position”. 515 more words

Secret State

NRC Warns Motorists, Traders Against Encroachment On Rail Tracks

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Sunday warned members of the public and traders in particular, against encroaching on rail tracks while doing their businesses to avert accidents.
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Sutherland's spaceport seems to be on its way

(Sorry if this reads a little incoherently – it was originally just a couple of lines in this week’s Round-up, but just kept getting added to during the week, so I cut it out to reduce the length of the Round-up. 571 more words


Lois Lane had a Disco too

A while ago I came across a Mercedes that could have been Lois Lane’s.


Little did I know I had an earlier example (when she had her own ‘Disco’) lying unused in the archives. 42 more words


Review: Emirates Airlines

The Airline

Emirates airline is the flag carrier of the middle east nation of the ‘United Arab Emirates’ and is known to be one of the most prestigious airlines in the world with numerous awards most recently being trip advisors ‘Best Airline of 2017’. 169 more words



Saturday 21st July 2018, 10.45am (day 2,522)

While the very warm and sunny weather seems to have come to an end, it was still a fine day for messing around in the Lake District. 37 more words

Daily Post

When lampposts are killed

We get a new one!

Looking through the archives, I found I had a ‘before and after’ pic set of a nearby roadside collision that destroyed a local lamppost. 255 more words