Ports, airports & rail freight

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London Gateway

Bidding for Freeport status begins in England

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Bidding has begun to establish seven new Freeports across England, with the first expected to be opened in 2021.

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Temporary mortuary being built at Birmingham Airport

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A temporary mortuary is being built at Birmingham Airport in order to cope with the expected rise of Covid-19 deaths.

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Ruling against third Heathrow runway sets dangerous precedent

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You might expect me to be pleased at the recent Appeal Court ruling that the government had wrongly given Heathrow’s third runway the go ahead, given that I never believed it made economic or environmental sense.

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Heathrow third runway appeal lands in Supreme Court

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UK developer the Arora Group is appealing a judgment to the UK’s Supreme Court after the ruling found plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport are illegal.

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Plans for third runway at Heathrow ruled illegal

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Plans for a controversial third runway at Heathrow airport were ruled to be illegal by the court of appeal on Thursday because it would violate the UK’s climate commitments.

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