Britain gives green light for Hinkley Point C project

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French utilities giant EDF, which will build the controversial new nuclear power station extension in south-west England, greeted the news as "the relaunch of nuclear in Europe”.

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Theresa May has been accused of backing down on security concerns about Chinese involvement in nuclear power after she gave the go-ahead to the £18-billion Hinkley Point C plant following a six-week review, reports The Guardian.