BBC: First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution

Britain went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, the National Grid says. The energy provider said Friday's lack of coal usage was a "watershed" moment.

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The Telegraph: The play's the thing: developers appeal to culture vultures by building theatres right next door to home

There are many reasons for buying a home: location, size and lifestyle all spring to mind. But equally important, though more elusive, is a sense of community.

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Construction Index: Queen's Awards recognise construction suppliers

An innovative aggregates supplier and a company that treats wastewater on construction sites are among the companies recognised in the 2017 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

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The Wire: Feelings are a better way to discuss architecture than concepts

The lesson is this: abandon the idea that there is one way of describing a building and instead draw on the many sources that we use to evaluate culture generally to give a building its due respect.

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The Telegraph: UK renewable energy firms grab contracts worth billions

The UK's renewable energy industry clinched international contracts totalling billions of pounds last year as firms jostled to take a leading role in the growing global market for wind and marine power, a report from the industry group Renewable UK said.

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Construction Enquirer: Go-ahead for £250m "triple towers" in Liverpool

Developer Elliot Group has secured planning permission for its £250m 'triple towers' residential project on the northern edge of Liverpool's business district.

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