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How can we trust China with our nuclear power when we can’t trust it not to spy on our government?

4 September 2016 15:36

In her decision as to whether to go ahead with the Chinese-backed Hinkley C nuclear power station – postponed from…

EDF's Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power Station As Company Agrees Deal With China General Nuclear Power Corp To Build Nuclear Plant

Osborne’s Hinkley vanity project deserves to be buried alongside his political career

29 July 2016 9:50

Yesterday was supposed to be the day the nuclear button was finally pressed – a vote by the board of…

Hinkley Point is the imperfect answer to a pressing problem

28 July 2016 16:08

Brits had been told that we’d be cooking our turkeys on power generated at Hinkley Point by next Christmas. It’s…


Eleven criticisms that will be levelled against Trident today

18 July 2016 16:34

The House of Commons is set to vote later today on the principle of sustaining the UK’s independent nuclear deterrent.…

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England couldn’t cope with a nuclear accident at Hinkley Point

11 May 2016 14:37

An EDF board meeting today could spell the end of the wretched Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and its…

Another Hinkley Point delay isn’t a surprise but it’s still a worry

16 February 2016 8:43

EDF has bought itself some valuable time over its decision about whether or not to build a new nuclear plant…

Hinkley Point A is seen behind water being pumped out from the Electricite de France SA's (EDF) Hinkley Point B, nuclear power station, near Bridgwater in Somerset, England.

Michael Fallon: there’s no need to worry about Hinkley Point because it’s French-led

19 October 2015 16:28

How worried should we be about China’s involvement in building the Hinkley Point nuclear power station? Even if concerns were raised at…

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Nuclear should never be ‘the last resort’

22 October 2013 10:45

Yesterday’s agreement between the French state-owned company EDF and the UK Government regarding the ‘strike price’ for the electricity that…

Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station Expansion Plans

Hinkley nuclear deal: what it means for the global race and the big freeze

21 October 2013 9:10

Today is, as we all know, the start of economy week in Westminster, with politicians striving to show that all…

General Election - Week Two

UKIP is not a libertarian party - Spectator Blogs

27 November 2012 1:11

I’m sure, as James says, that the idea of some kind of Tory-UKIP non-aggression pact will not go away. But…