A short section of highway in Lancashire is Britain's most dangerous road, it was revealed yesterday amid fears that the UK is falling behind other countries on road safety.
Nearly 100 people have died or been seriously injured in the past decade on the 15-mile stretch of the A682 - The Independent
Its soaring bell tower once dominated the Manchester skyline, but over the course of the late 20th century, Gorton Monastery had fallen into a sad state of disrepair. Now, after a £6m restoration that took more than a decade, the building celebrated as 'Manchester's Taj Mahal' is back to its best - The Independent
Network Rail, the company that operates Britain's railway infrastructure, will today announce it has signed a deal with a leading car club operator to provide vehicles at four of its largest stations. Streetcar, which has 15,000 members around the UK, will provide 11 cars in fixed parking spots at Victoria, Euston, Paddington and Waterloo. While the initiative is originally limited to the capital, both companies hope to expand the project throughout the rail network - The Independent
Philip Anschutz, the US billionaire behind the redevelopment of the Millennium Dome, is applying to build one of the temporary sporting venues for the London 2012 Olympics. AEG, Mr Anschutz's global entertainments business, on Sunday night re-opened the Dome, now the O2 Centre, after a £350m refurbishment. It will host the 2012 gymnastic and basketball finals - The Financial Times
David Cameron has been warned that he could face another grammar school-style revolt if he gives the green light to a fresh wave of house building in the South East. Tory MPs and local government leaders have intervened amid speculation that Mr Cameron is preparing to unveil more ambitious plans for new homes than originally envisaged - The Daily Telegraph