BBC: Tidal lagoon: £1.3bn Swansea Bay project backed by review

Charles Hendry's independent report into the technology's viability said it would make a "strong contribution" to the UK's energy supply.

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Construction Enquirer: Government awards £1.2bn roads funding to councils

Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced funding to improve roads, cut congestion and improve journey times includes money from the new National Productivity Investment Fund, announced in the Autumn Statement and the Pothole Action Fund.

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The Guardian: Interior design goes back to black

The dark colours of Michele Birch's Wallasey home make the ideal backdrop for her designs

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The Telegraph: Meet the Y.I.M.B.Y. estate owners building new towns on their land - at their own expense

In Scotland, four of the country's grandest families have set about building new towns on their estates.

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Construction Index: Developer gets backing for £220m Eastbourne plan

A £220m retail and leisure project in Eastbourne, being built by Kier, has secured additional financial backing form an undisclosed overseas investor.

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Sky News: Stonehenge A303 tunnel plans are given the go-ahead

Some campaigners say the roadbuilding project could irreparably damage the prehistoric monument.

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