News Headlines - 27 October 2010

▽12-month wait for news of road bids - The Northern Echo
A decision on Hitachi’s £7.5bn plans to bring train-building back to the North-East was expected as part of last week’s spending review, but is still on hold.
In reply, the Transport Secretary said: “There are other major rail announcements which I hope to make an announcement about in the next few weeks, and the IEP is one of those.”

▽Airline boss: Cut security checks and end Heathrow hassle - This is London
British airline chiefs today demanded an easing of airport security such as forcing passengers to remove their shoes and checking laptops separately.

▽Heathrow business travel growth cuts BAA losses - Reuters
UK airport operator BAA said rising business traveller traffic helped shrink losses in the first nine months of 2010 and unveiled plans for a bond issue to refinance part of its 2 billion pounds debt.

▽M6 widening scheme given go ahead by minister - BBC
The secretary of state for transport is visiting parts of the West Midlands motorway network a day after reviewing several congestion improvement schemes.

▽Problem drinkers could face compulsory alcohol tests - Telegraph.co.uk
People convicted of crimes when drunk could face compulsory alcohol tests with the threat of jail if they fail them under a pilot scheme to be introduced in the New Year.







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