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A Robin Hood statue has been erected opposite the Bank of England in London coinciding with the UK launch of the stock trading app named after the Sherwood character.

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A 77-year-old terminally ill former construction worker and his wife are to splash out on a bungalow after winning £1 million on the National Lottery. Ian Anderson from Stirling requires constant oxygen to help with his condition of pleural plaques and pulmonary fibrosis.

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Having lived a double life as a construction worker, a 70-year-old man revealed on his deathbed that he was, in fact, one of Japan’s most wanted fugitives.

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An insurance company has filed a lawsuit claiming a fraud scheme involving staged construction site accidents in New York. The lawsuit suggests that workers, along with some doctors and lawyers, have been fabricating falls to file workers’ compensation claims. These claims have sometimes

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Construction technology specialist SITECH UK and Ireland is playing a supporting role in the creation of the giant thistle-shaped maze at Balmoral which is due to open to the public later this year.

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A group of affluent US homeowners in Salisbury, Massachusetts, spent $565,000 (around £443,000) to construct protective sand dunes near their properties, only for the barriers to be washed away within days by a severe storm. The residents had trucked in approximately 14,000 tonnes of sand

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Two cats and a dog recently got unexpectedly involved in a construction project after they were let out of the house at an inopportune moment. The mischievous pets found their way into a patch of freshly poured concrete, leaving paw prints throughout and a stressed-out owner.

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Construction work on a car parking in England took a wondrous turn when one of the workers unearthed a mysterious ancient Roman statue.

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A Cumbernauld builder has revealed how long shifts putting up new houses have been flying in thanks to help from a hardworking magpie. Joiner Graeme Stewart, 41, told how the wild bird appears at the site every day and pitches in by passing nails, screws and pencils to construction workers at the ho

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A couple received a pleasant, if shocking, surprise when they found out a roofing company had removed and replaced their home's roof - completely by mistake.

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Tasmania's premier has promised to build the world's largest chocolate fountain if re-elected later this month. Jeremy Rockliff, who has led the Australian island state since 2022, said the project would bring more tourists, The Guardian reports.

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A construction company has made international headlines after offering staff a bonus of nearly £60,000 each time they have a baby. South Korean construction giant Booyoung implemented the policy in 2021 and has already paid out seven million won (around £4.1 million), The Korea Times rep

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To mark the anniversary of the opening of the Forth Bridge on March 4 (1890), Museums & Galleries Edinburgh have published a book online listing all the accidents that took place during the early phase of construction of the Bridge in the 1880s. The book is an astonishing account not only of the

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A construction worker has won a dream car and cash prize in a competition - just in time for his new baby’s arrival.

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A striking, custom-built domed home has been built in the western part of North Carolina. An image of the home, captured in a snow-covered forest setting, was in a post on Reddit by user Bvcrude. The title says, "Here's my geodesic dome," a globe-shaped design structure formed with interlocking tria

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