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    1. July 19, 2016

      EU opens probe into Areva rescue package

      Brussels has opened a full probe into France’s state-backed rescue package for Areva, raising the possibility of...

    2. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      EC to probe French gov't rescue for Areva

      The European Commission plans to investigate a French government bailout package for Areva, France’s challenged nuclear...

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    1. June 15, 2016

      Areva says TVO talks collapse will not hinder state bailout

      French nuclear group Areva said that the collapse of talks with Finnish counterpart TVO would not hinder its proposed...

    2. June 14, 2016

      Finns deeply worried about French nuclear industry

      One of the main international customers for a much-delayed and costly nuclear reactor has expressed deep worries over...

    3. May 25, 2016

      France weighs Peugeot stake sale to fund EDF nuclear project

      The French government is weighing up a sale of its stake in Peugeot owner PSA Group to help fund a €3bn aid package for...

    4. Nick Butler

      May 14, 2016

      EDF’s real problem is Flamanville not Hinkley Point

      The cloud of doubt around EDF’s long-planned new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset continues to grow. The...

    5. May 13, 2016

      Areva ex-chief under formal investigation over UraMin affair

      The former chief executive of Areva, the French nuclear group, has been placed under formal investigation in France...

    6. May 5, 2016

      Areva’s €7bn shortfall and the limits of state aid

      Of all the things not to drop, 465 tonnes of machinery perched above a nuclear reactor ranks high. Such are the perils,...

    7. May 1, 2016

      France to sell shares in country’s largest companies to aid EDF

      The French government is planning to sell shares in some of the country’s largest companies to pay for a €3bn aid...

    8. April 8, 2016

      EDF engineers back Hinkley Point project in the UK

      A group of more than 100 engineers at French utility EDF have come out in support of the company’s contentious plans to...

    9. March 30, 2016

      Husband of former Areva chief faces insider trading probe

      French prosecutors have opened a formal investigation into alleged insider trading by the husband of Areva’s former...

    10. March 20, 2016

      EDF’s nuclear troubles rooted in caution

      If there is a single person responsible for the troubled efforts to build the UK’s first new nuclear power station in a...

    11. March 11, 2016

      EDF: At breaking point

      On a freezing afternoon in Paris, Thomas Piquemal, the 46-year-old finance director of French state-backed utility EDF,...

    12. March 7, 2016

      EDF tensions over Hinkley Point C are laid bare

      Tensions inside EDF over its plans to build a flagship nuclear power station in the UK were laid bare on Monday, after...

    13. February 26, 2016

      Areva posts €2bn net loss as it nears rescue package  

      Areva reported a €2bn net loss for the full year as the French nuclear group took further writedowns on its...

    14. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Areva announces €2bn net loss

      Struggling French nuclear group Areva has reported a €2.04bn net loss for 2015. That was still considerably less than...

    15. February 25, 2016

      Areva delays results as it finalises €1.1bn loan

      Areva, the troubled French nuclear reactor maker, has delayed the publication of its 2015 results by a day as it seeks...

    16. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      Areva delays results, secures €1.1bn 'bridge' loan

      Struggling French nuclear group Areva has delayed the publication of its annual results by a day as it finalises the...

    17. January 28, 2016

      Areva move piles pressure on EDF

      EDF has agreed a significant investment in the troubled reactor business of Areva, putting further pressure on the...

    18. January 26, 2016

      French union raises last-minute Hinkley challenges

      A French union has published a set of last-minute challenges to EDF over its plans to build an £18bn nuclear power...

    19. December 29, 2015

      Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries taking aim at foreign deals

      Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan’s biggest arms producer, is taking aim at more deals to sell its weapons abroad,...

    20. November 17, 2015

      Areva bailout talks encounter a roadblock

      Negotiations over the government-backed bailout of French nuclear group Areva have hit a roadblock as none of the...

    21. November 16, 2015

      Vivendi’s puts forward French executives for Telecom Italia board

      Vivendi, the French media company controlled by Vincent Bolloré, has put forward four heavyweight French executives in...

    22. August 4, 2015

      Areva and EDF can end rivalry with rescue deal, says chairman

      A multibillion-euro rescue package that Areva has struck with EDF will transform the two French nuclear companies’...

    23. July 30, 2015

      Lossmaking Areva needs €7bn capital injection

      Struggling French nuclear group Areva on Thursday disclosed it needed a bigger than expected capital injection worth...

    24. July 27, 2015

      French state faces €5bn bill to rescue struggling Areva

      The French government could be required pay as much as €5bn to rescue the struggling state-controlled nuclear group...

    25. June 5, 2015

      At EDF, Lévy is handed his toughest business task yet

      More than 40 years ago, Jean-Bernard Lévy was at the same school as François Hollande in the Paris suburb of...

    26. June 4, 2015

      Areva loses its reactor heart to EDF under French state plan

      For years French state-controlled nuclear group EDF made no secret of wanting to break up Areva, its supplier, to...

    27. June 3, 2015

      Areva and EDF to merge reactor businesses

      The French government has ordered nuclear groups Areva and EDF to merge their reactor businesses into a joint venture...

    28. Nick Butler

      June 1, 2015

      The clouds over the French nuclear industry

      “I am convinced that the nuclear industry has a future, that it is a strength of our country.” The fact that Manuel...

    29. May 21, 2015

      Engie will not acquire struggling French nuclear group Areva

      Engie would consider working with struggling French nuclear group Areva on some business lines but is not looking for...

    30. May 19, 2015

      EDF chief backs full takeover of Areva’s nuclear reactor arm

      The chief of French state-controlled utility EDF has defended the “industrial logic” of a full takeover of Areva’s...

    31. May 7, 2015

      Areva cuts 6,000 jobs ahead of rescue plan

      French nuclear group Areva is to cut 6,000 jobs over three years — 14 per cent of its global workforce — as options for...

    32. March 15, 2015

      Areva’s new boss promises shift in strategy

      The new chief executive of struggling French nuclear group Areva is abandoning the company’s strategy of leading high...

    33. March 11, 2015

      Areva must escape the long shadow of the French state

      The paradox of Areva, the French nuclear group, is that it is a world leader in its sector but a company in crisis. So...

    34. March 9, 2015

      EDF and Areva: nuclear family

      Funny how fortunes can change. Nuclear engineering group Areva was once seen by the French government as a possible...

    35. March 9, 2015

      EDF slips as minister Ségolène Royal flags possible Areva merger

      Shares in nuclear group EDF fell on Monday after the French energy minister suggested that a merger between the state...

    36. March 4, 2015

      Paris looks to EDF to power up flagging Areva

      Paris is adept at games of industrial Meccano, and never more so than when it comes to France’s flagship nuclear...

    37. February 23, 2015

      Areva warns of looming €4.9bn full-year loss as writedowns grow

      Areva, the French nuclear group, on Monday issued its fifth profit warning in seven months, saying it expected to...

    38. February 12, 2015

      EDF delays investment decision on UK nuclear reactor plans

      Plans to build the first in a new generation of British nuclear reactors suffered a setback on Thursday when EDF...

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