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What the papers say

The Independent

Detailed archaeological study of the A417/A419 from Gloucester to Swindon suggest that Britain's roads have been resurfaced up to 20 times since the Romans embarked on Britain's road building programme in the middle of the 1st century.

Fees charged by consultants working on the Government's Public Private Partnership of London Underground have topped £60M in the last two years.

Train operating companies and firms that lease rolling stock are squabbling over a £40M bill to install a train protection warning system.

Railtrack has already agreed to pay £330M to fit railway lines with the system.

Property group Heron, headed by Gerald Ronson, has revealed plans to build a 37 storey building in London's Square Mile.

A planning application for the £300M project will be lodged next month.

A new crime of corporate killing is to be created by the Home Secretary Jack Straw to make companies criminally accountable for deaths

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