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?
Figuratively, punk and John Maynard Keynes both died in 1979, the former killed by Duran Duran, the latter by Mrs T., wielding a Milton Friedman-shaped meat cleaver. But Keynes' ghost has made a brief reappearance.
The chief executive of Polish flagship airline LOT says his country needs a new mega-airport to show Poland means business. DW asks who would pay for it and whether it would make economic sense at all.
We don’t know if the rumors that Italy's PM checks Italian-German bond yield spreads several times a day are true. But as the ECB ends stimulus and Rome refuses to budge on its budget, he might want to start.
The European Commission has for the first time ever rejected the budget of a member state, as it said the spending plans of Italy's populist government were violating the bloc's debt limit and needed revision.
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