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The HS2 high-speed rail project has an estimated £3.3bn funding gap which the government has yet to decide how to fill, a report from a Whitehall spending watchdog says today.
The government has given the HS2 project the green light - but campaigners say the battle for high speed rail in the UK is not yet won. Channel 4 News looks at the arguments for and against.
As the consultation deadline for the £32bn high-speed rail network approaches, campaigners tell Channel 4 News it is "totally flawed," whilst the FactCheck team explore the issue of compensation.
New high-speed rail routes to cities in the north of England are unveiled, with David Cameron hoping to boost Britain's stagnant economy.
A government-commissioned report gives the clearest indication yet that the proposed £32 billion HS2 high-speed rail project will be given the go ahead.
Transport Secretary Justine Greening launches the HS2 project which promises to slash journey times between major UK cities - but campaigners tell Channel 4 News there could be legal challenges.
A coalition of business figures, economists and union bosses press the government to move ahead with a controversial high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham.
Facing backbench sniping over airport expansion and now a legal challenge to a decision on a railway franchise: Channel 4 News asks why transport policy is proving such a rocky road for the coalition.
Civil servant failures over the west coast rail contract will cost taxpayers tens of millions of pounds, a report by MPs reveals.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg insists the economy recovery was on track, despite calls from the International Monetary Foundation's chief economist and Boris Johnson to re-think austerity plans.