Housing secretary Sajid Javid wants developers to "upfill" existing buildings by adding new levels of accommodation. Will the idea address the housing crisis? Or will it just create "some very fancy penthouses", as one architect has claimed?
It is believed the UK may miss its climate change targets after a report revealed CO2 emissions from the average UK car had risen for the first time since 2000. The increase is thought to be because consumers are turning away from diesel and because they are buying larger vehicles.
The average UK driver lost £1,168 in 2017 thanks to time lost in traffic jams and associated motoring costs. London drivers lost an average of 74 hours in traffic, second only to Moscow in Europe (91 hours). Will the government’s £21bn road investment scheme be enough to reduce congestion?
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, took Triumph's latest bike for a spin while at the MIRA Technology Park in Warwickshire. The royal donned a helmet and tried out the all-new Tiger 1200, despite the fact his wife does not like him anywhere near two-wheeled machines.
Drink driving deaths in 2016 rose by 20 per cent compared to the previous year. While the DfT does not have a precise figure, the estimate suggests the first year-on-year increase since the year 2000. However, road deaths are still half what they were in 2005.
Newly-passed drivers could face restrictions on when, where and how fast they can drive. The Prime Minister wants to tighten up road safety after figures revealed 400 deaths and serious injuries are recorded annually. But concerns remain that new rules could damage job and education prospects of young people.