Huge construction projects are a tricky proposition. From airports to railway stations and concert halls, they’re often plagued with delays, cost overruns and chaos. What makes huge construction projects so difficult?
Turkey has revealed the planned route for a 45-kilometer (28-mile) canal through Istanbul aimed at taking the pressure off the busy Bosporus Strait. The ambitious project would include three underwater tunnels for cars.
The US Congress reaching a bipartisan deal shielding hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers from deportation and averting a looming government shutdown promised to be tough, but doable. Then two things happened.
International Airlines Group has agreed a €36.5 million deal to acquire the Austrian budget airline. Started by Formula One's Niki Lauda, the carrier went bust this month after a deal with Lufthansa fell through.
Britain's departure from the EU will leave a hole in the budget of approximately 12-13 billion euros. Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has a tough job ahead of him convincing member states to pony up more funds.
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