22nd Oct 2016


Giant nuclear project signed in UK

Britain, France and China signed on Thursday the contract for the construction of the Hinckley Point nuclear plant in south-west England. The €21-billion project is controversial because of its cost, because of China's involvement, and due to the price of electricity for consumers. British prime minister Theresa May approved it in mid-September after several weeks of uncertainty over the final decision.

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