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What the papers say - FINANCIAL TIMES


Water UK has warned that government plans to charge Utilities up to £500 a day for digging up roads could deter water companies from carrying out leak repairs. The work could become uneconomic, it claims.

American relatives of victims of the Kaprun mountain rail tunnel fire are claiming damages from German technology group Siemens because they claim the company equipped the mountain railway with faulty trains.

Plans to relocate Wimbledon Football club to a new stadium in Milton Keynes have been rejected by the Football League.

British Waterways is looking for engineers to design the first new canal to be built in Britain for a century. Nine different routes for the 32km link, from the Great Ouse at Bedford to the Grand Union Canal at Milton Keynes, have been identified by Halcrow - but all must cross the M1 motorway and go past a 45m high hill.

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