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Environmental groups slam Hinkley Point nuclear power plant deal

Britain has given the go-ahead for the first new nuclear power plant for decades, a decision which doesn’t sit well with environmental groups.

Britain has given the go-ahead for the first new nuclear power plant for decades, a decision which doesn’t sit well with environmental groups.

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Fresh doubt over Hinkley Point nuclear power project

The British government has cast doubt on plans to build the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades with French utility firm EDF by ordering a review of the project.

The British government has cast doubt on plans to build the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades with French utility firm EDF by ordering a review of the project.

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EDF delays decision on Hinckley Point nuclear reactor investment

Energy company EDF, which is 85 percent French-owned, has pushed back a decision on whether or not to invest in Britain’s Hinckley Point nuclear

Energy company EDF, which is 85 percent French-owned, has pushed back a decision on whether or not to invest in Britain’s Hinckley Point nuclear

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New Hinkley Point warning for EDF from France's public auditor

France's top public auditor has said EDF's planned nuclear reactor project at Hinkley Point in Britain is potentially risky for the state-controlled power firm.

France's top public auditor has said EDF's planned nuclear reactor project at Hinkley Point in Britain is potentially risky for the state-controlled power firm.

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More problems for Hinkley Point as EDF executive quits in protest

French utility EDF won't delay a decision on building nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in England even though its finance director has quit saying the project is too risky.

French utility EDF won't delay a decision on building nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in England even though its finance director has quit saying the project is too risky.

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Energy firm says water leak stopped at nuclear plant

A water leak at a French nuclear plant has been stopped according to the company that operates the facility. EDF said the reactor will remain

A water leak at a French nuclear plant has been stopped according to the company that operates the facility. EDF said the reactor will remain

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No injuries from French nuclear plant fires

Two fires at a French nuclear plant have been put out without any injuries or release of radiation. The Penly power plant, close to the English

Two fires at a French nuclear plant have been put out without any injuries or release of radiation. The Penly power plant, close to the English

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Smoke forces shutdown at French nuclear reactor

A reactor at a nuclear power station in northern France has been shut down automatically after smoke was given off, according to the operator

A reactor at a nuclear power station in northern France has been shut down automatically after smoke was given off, according to the operator

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EDF set to boost stake in Italian power giant

EDF the French state controlled power company has boosted its stake in Edison, Italy’s number two utility company. It has agreed to pay 700 million

EDF the French state controlled power company has boosted its stake in Edison, Italy’s number two utility company. It has agreed to pay 700 million

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Prison sentence for spying on Greenpeace

In France two employees of energy giant EDF have been jailed for spying on Greenpeace campaigners. The firm was also fined 1.5m euros. The court

In France two employees of energy giant EDF have been jailed for spying on Greenpeace campaigners. The firm was also fined 1.5m euros. The court

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Protesters block access to UK nuclear site

An anti-nuclear protest has taken place outside the UK’s Hinkley Point power station. The French company EDF plans to build two new reactors at the

An anti-nuclear protest has taken place outside the UK’s Hinkley Point power station. The French company EDF plans to build two new reactors at the

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EDF's Constellation spat continues

Electricite de France says it wants to press ahead with building nuclear power plants in the state of Maryland, despite a falling out with its

Electricite de France says it wants to press ahead with building nuclear power plants in the state of Maryland, despite a falling out with its

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EDF denies attempt to push up energy bills

French electricity supplier EDF is planning to raise its prices by up to 24 percent according to a daily newspaper. EDF denies reports in Les Echos

French electricity supplier EDF is planning to raise its prices by up to 24 percent according to a daily newspaper. EDF denies reports in Les Echos

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EDF denies Russian nuclear waste link

French energy giant EDF has denied allegations its sending atomic waste to Russia. The electricity firm has come under the media spotlight in a

French energy giant EDF has denied allegations its sending atomic waste to Russia. The electricity firm has come under the media spotlight in a

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Centrica EDF nuclear deal

Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, is to buy 20 percent of the UK nuclear business purchased earlier this year by the state-owned French

Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, is to buy 20 percent of the UK nuclear business purchased earlier this year by the state-owned French

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EDF to become UK's biggest electricity supplier

The European Union has given a conditional green light to EDF’s takeover of British Energy, the UK’s nuclear operator. France’s state-owned

The European Union has given a conditional green light to EDF’s takeover of British Energy, the UK’s nuclear operator. France’s state-owned