The expected benefit-cost ratio of the HS2 has been revised down in the Government's latest report, falling from £2.50 benefit for every pound spent to £2.30.
It attributed the revision to a £10 billion increase in the scheme's projected £42.6 billion cost, which was made earlier this year.
More top news
Jermain Defoe returned with a bang as England overcame Lithuania, netting his first international goal in four years.
Sinn Fein has said the talks process aimed at restoring devolution in Northern Ireland has run its course.
Young cancer patient Bradley Lowery stole hearts while on the Wembley pitch with the England squad.