Wall-to-wall election coverage has overshadowed the big construction story of the week - the dramatic end of the London Underground PPP

So when big news breaks other headlines either get shoved down or avoided. So Friday’s frenzied events completely overshadowed what was a major story: the collapse of the London Underground PPP, broken by Evening Standard journalist Paul Waugh (a heroic achievement given his ongoing coverage of the election).

The story had been brewing but is nonetheless a potential line in the sand for such programmes.