Over 300,000 construction permits were issued last year in Germany. But as demand oustrips supply, real estate offers savers and investors solid returns
Nine years after the devastating collapse of Cologne's historic archive, five defendants are finally on trial. They face charges of negligent homicide and hazardous building practices.
British construction and outsourced services group Carillion has gone bust, putting at risk several government contracts. The firm has recently struggled to refinance €1.7 billion in debt and liabilities.
German construction companies may no longer be building as many new buildings in the coming years - despite a deepening housing shortage. Experts say there needs to be a "culture change" in how we think about houses.
The British government has held an emergency COBRA meeting after construction and services group Carillion went bust. Opposition parties have called for a probe into the government's deals with the corporation.
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