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Carillion Balfour Beatty merger

Carillion ends Balfour Beatty pursuit

20-Aug-2014 | By

Carillion has confirmed it is no longer pursuing a merger with Balfour Beatty.

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Worker dies after falling from Eastbourne Pier rebuild

20-Aug-2014 | By

A 44-year-old man has died after falling from Eastbourne Pier while working on the fire-damaged structure.

Carillion Balfour Beatty merger

Balfour Beatty rejects improved Carillion offer as deal hopes fade

19-Aug-2014 | Updated: 20-Aug-2014 | By ,

Balfour Beatty has rejected Carillion’s improved offer and will not seek an extension to the put up or shut up deadline for a merger tomorrow.

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RAC magazine offer – Save 70% of the usual rate and pay just £23!

15-Aug-2014 | Updated: 15-Aug-2014 | By Julian Milnes

For a limited time only, you can save 70% off the usual annual subscription rate on RAC magazine – instead of paying £79, you pay just £23 - now there’s an offer you can’t refuse!

Bristol Arena artist impression. Image courtesy Bristol City Council

Competitions: editor's pick 15.08.14

14-Aug-2014 | By

Bristol’s new indoor arena, masterplanning Moscow’s riverfront and rethinking vacant plots in New Orleans. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Lubeck old town in Germany. Image by Innomann

Competitions: editor's pick 08.08.14

7-Aug-2014 | By

Façade designs for Lübeck old town, a new business district in India and transforming two railway arches in south London. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Tirana Pyramid. Image by Diego Delso

Competitions: editor's pick 01.08.14

31-Jul-2014 | By

Rethinking Pyramid Square in Albania, Aberdeen University’s new student association and social housing in Northern Ireland. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Perth in Australia. Image by JJ Harrison

Competitions: editor's pick 25.07.14

24-Jul-2014

A new train station for Perth, kindergartens for Russia’s extreme climatic regions and upgrading the Shantallow Community Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The RDS Arena in Dublin. Image by LeinsterLad

Competitions: editor's pick 18.07.14

17-Jul-2014 | By

Regenerating Dublin’s RDS Arena, Birmingham City University’s new Edgbaston campus and the Springburn Winter Gardens. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Guangzhou in China. Image by Azwari Nugraha

Competitions: editor's pick 11.07.14

10-Jul-2014 | By

Guangzhou’s new science museum, 42 new homes in Shettleston and an indoor pool and leisure centre in Exeter. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions