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Britain gives nod to US$24b Hinkley nuclear plant

But May's government says it will have greater control over future deals with foreign energy partners

Mrs May stunned investors by putting the Hinkley Point C project on hold in July.


BRITAIN gave the go ahead on Thursday for a US$24 billion nuclear power plant, ending weeks of uncertainty that strained ties with China and France and put a question mark over Prime Minister Theresa May's investment policy.

In a statement, Mrs May's government said that it