France 'to give go-ahead' to Hinkley Point nuclear power plant project


French economy minister tells the BBC that 'we back' the building of the plant in England, contradicting his statement last week that no decision had been made. 

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France will go ahead with construction of the £18-billion Hinkley Point nuclear power plant in Britain and will begin agreeing technical details in the coming weeks, the French economy minister has said, reports The Guardian.