Engineers in London are constructing Europe's biggest transportation infrastructure project. 40 stations and 42 kilometers of tunnel are part of the 118 kilometer-long Elizabeth Line.
Crossrail is London's much-anticipated $20-billion tube line, due to open in December 2018 under the name of the Elizabeth Line. DW met Andrew Wolstenholme, the CEO of Europe's biggest infrastructure project.
UK business minister Greg Clark has announced a big investment in a London research facility by MSD, a global biomedical company, in the framework of the British government's new industrial strategy.
The Grenfell Tower fire is just one example of how chronic under-investment in infrastructure has left Britain trailing other leading economies on housing, roads, rail, and airports. Samira Shackle reports from London.
A new India-sponsored port in southeastern Iran has the potential to flood Central Asia and Afghanistan with Indian goods. Pakistan is watching with concern and China may have a new economic rival in the region.
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