The Department for Transport have released a video detailing the HS2 route along with estimated journey times.
The company formerly known as BAA is to sell Stansted airport to the Manchester Airports group for £1.5 billion.
The deal, announced late this evening, will mean that BAA - now known as Heathrow Airport Holdings - will be responsible for just four UK airports compared with its original seven.
The remaining ones are Heathrow, Southampton, Aberdeen and Glasgow.
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Preston bus station could be demolished after councillors in the city voted in principle to tear it down.
But before it is bulldozed, they want another report on the cost of saving it.
It costs the city council around £300,000 a year to keep it running, which it says it can no longer afford.
An initial report by Lancashire County Council found refurbishing it would cost between £17m and £23m.
Now the city council will appoint its own consultants to get another estimate for refurbishment.
Preston bus station is set to be demolished after town hall buses say they can't afford to pay £300,000 a year to keep it open.
The city council said taxpayer's money would be better spent knocking it down and building a more modern facility.
Councillors will make the decision on December 17.
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A report out today claims taxpayers face a 'significant' bill following a government U-turn over who operates trains in our region.Read the full story ›
Virgin Trains will continue running services on the West Coast main line - which operates across the North West - for a further 23 months.Read the full story ›
Drivers are being warned that part of the M56 will be closed this weekend to allow a bridge for the expanding Metrolink tram network to be installed.
The motorway will be closed between junctions 2 and 5 from 10pm tomorrow for 24 hours.
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