The Observer: If wind and solar power are cheaper and quicker, do we really need Hinkley Point?

Nuclear energy's cost, and a focus on alternative technology, including research on a new generation of hi-tech battery storage, is leading observers outside the green lobby to question the project's value.

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City AM: New poll claims the skills shortage is crippling the construction industry

The skills shortage in the construction sector is at "breaking point" according to a new survey of project managers and contractors.

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Construction Index: RSPB helps develop brick that gives swifts a home

The RSPB has teamed up with Manthorpe Building Products and Barratt Homes to develop a brick that doubles as a nesting box for swifts.

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The Telegraph: The new skyscrapers taking luxury living to new heights with karaoke rooms and wine vaults

The world has been embroiled in a race to the top, with each new super skyscraper overshadowing the last.

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The Observer: London Olympicopolis: the design we might've had

Plans for the cultural hub to be built on the site of the 2012 London Olympics have been called 'dull as ditchwater'. It could have all been so different, judging by an inventive, rejected proposal seen here for the first time.

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Construction Enquirer: Vinci wins £35m Cardiff student accommodation job

Developer Fusion Students is behind the plan for the 686-bedroom complex at the former Cardiff Metropolitan University Howard Gardens site in the city.

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