'We are going to get this done': Government gives entire HS2 project green light

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HS2 scheme would link London to Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester via high speed rail | Credit: Pelucco
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HS2 scheme would link London to Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester via high speed rail | Credit: Pelucco

Prime Minister concedes costs have spiralled but argues 'poor management has not detracted from the fundamental value of the project'

The government has given the go-ahead for all proposed sections of the HS2 high speed rail scheme across England, despite spiralling costs and local environmental concerns over the controversial project,...

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