Osborne: New rail link would create Northern 'powerhouse'

A new high-speed rail connection and better roads could create an economic "powerhouse" in the north of England to rival the success of London, George Osborne has said.

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George Osborne tweets 'Northern Powerhouse' plans

Chancellor George Osborne has tweeted his plans to create a 'Northern Powerhouse' to rival London as he gives keynote speech in Manchester.

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