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    1. June 26, 2015

      Green technology: Positive energy

      The inventors believe they are on the verge of what they call the “Wright brothers” moment for nuclear fusion power. If they...

    2. June 24, 2015

      Hardliners put Iran nuclear deal under pressure

      With just days to go until landmark international nuclear negotiations with Iran reach their end, concerns are rising among...

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    1. June 14, 2015

      French reactor problems cast doubt on UK nuclear power plant

      Problems with a reactor in northern France have triggered deep concern in the British government about the future of the...

    2. 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 nuclear...

    3. May 1, 2015

      Iran’s Gulf rivals seek US pledge on security

      Gulf states are looking for a US commitment to contain Iran in the aftermath of a nuclear accord as they press for weapons...

    4. April 22, 2015

      South Korea agrees on nuclear co-operation with US

      South Korea and the US have reached agreement on nuclear co-operation after five years of talks. But they failed to agree on...

    5. April 21, 2015

      EU approves Hungary’s revised reactor plans

      Hungary’s plan for a €12bn nuclear power plant financed by Russia was revived on Tuesday after EU regulators approved a...

    6. April 20, 2015

      Outlook cloudy for Japan’s renewable energy drive

      Japan’s aggressive renewable energy push after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has stalled due to a combination of...

    7. April 20, 2015

      Battle lines drawn as Obama moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions

      Five years ago, the talk was of a renaissance in US nuclear power. Today, the sector is battling to avoid a slide back into...

    8. April 14, 2015

      Japan court blocks restart of two nuclear reactors

      Four years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a group of residents has won a court ruling preventing two nuclear reactors...

    9. April 10, 2015

      Atomic architecture’s mission invisible

      I suppose that, on a visit to a nuclear power station, every journalist harbours a sneaky, rather weird desire for some kind...

    10. April 5, 2015

      Obama defends ‘once in a lifetime’ Iranian nuclear deal

      President Barack Obama stepped up his efforts to sell a nuclear deal with Iran, saying it was a "once in a lifetime"...

    11. April 2, 2015

      EDF axes 400 jobs at Hinkley Point nuclear project

      Four hundred construction jobs are to be shed at the site of Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant after France’s EDF...

    12. March 31, 2015

      Diplomats struggle to salvage Iran nuclear deal

      Talks to secure a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have limped on past their scheduled deadline as negotiators try...

    13. March 29, 2015

      Energy deregulation threatens to break up Japanese monopolies

      This article is published by the FT as part of a collaboration with Nikkei that started in 2013 to provide added insight to...

    14. March 29, 2015

      Iran nuclear talks approach critical point

      Landmark talks to try and break years of dispute over Iran’s ambitious nuclear programme approached a critical point on...

    15. March 26, 2015

      Israel launches last-minute push to counter Iran nuclear deal

      Israel has embarked on a last-minute lobbying campaign aimed at undermining efforts to clinch a nuclear deal with Iran,...

    16. March 25, 2015

      Hungary bows to EU pressure on nuclear fuel deal

      Hungary has agreed to EU demands that it diversify its nuclear fuel supply away from Russia, removing one of the main...

    17. March 24, 2015

      Q&A: Iran nuclear talks

      The Iran nuclear talks are an international diplomatic effort to permanently restrict Tehran’s ability to build a nuclear...

    18. 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 says...

    19. March 4, 2015

      Bill for Sellafield nuclear clean-up jumps 10% says audit office

      The bill to clean up the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria has jumped by more than 10 per cent to £53bn, according to the...

    20. 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 sector....

    21. 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 report a...

    22. February 23, 2015

      Hungary’s Fidesz party loses supermajority

      Hungary’s governing Fidesz party has lost its two-thirds supermajority in parliament, suffering a surprise defeat in a...

    23. February 19, 2015

      Iran and west narrow gap in nuclear talks

      World powers and Iran are making “significant” progress towards a deal to curb Tehran’s ability to build an atomic bomb — so...

    24. 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 disclosed...

    25. February 11, 2015

      Austria fears UK retaliation over nuclear challenge

      David Cameron has threatened retaliation over Austria’s plans to mount a legal challenge to the Hinkley Point nuclear...

    26. January 28, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear deal faces fresh delay

      The UK’s parliamentary watchdog has abandoned plans to scrutinise the Hinkley Point C nuclear project after predicting that...

    27. January 27, 2015

      Obama wins breathing space over Iran

      Barack Obama won some political breathing space at home for his diplomacy with Iran on Tuesday when the Democratic senator...

    28. January 21, 2015

      US Republicans invite Benjamin Netanyahu to speak on Iran

      US Republicans raised the stakes in the political battle over Iran sanctions on Wednesday when John Boehner invited Israeli...

    29. January 15, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear agreement expected in March

      French nuclear power developer EDF said it expected to sign a long-awaited investment agreement with its Chinese partners...

    30. January 13, 2015

      Sellafield’s NMP consortium to be paid less than £500,000 in fees

      The consortium stripped of the contract to manage the clean-up of Sellafield — one of Britain’s most controversial...

    31. January 12, 2015

      NMP consortium poised to lose Sellafield clean-up contract

      Ministers are poised to strip an industrial consortium of a lucrative management contract to clean up Sellafield, western...

    32. December 17, 2014

      Uranium miners upbeat on China growth

      China’s expansion of nuclear power plants is giving hope to uranium miners after several dark years but prices are still far...

    33. December 11, 2014

      Russia pledges 10 more nuclear reactors in India

      Russia and India agreed on Thursday to renew their frayed relationships in energy, defence and trade, with leaders Vladimir...

    34. December 10, 2014

      CGN Power surges on debut

      Shares in CGN Power leapt a fifth on debut in Hong Kong, highlighting investors’ faith in China’s efforts to cut its...

    35. December 2, 2014

      Finland and Russia deepen energy ties

      Finland and Russia are to increase their energy co-operation after state-backed companies signed a deal on hydroelectric and...

    36. November 27, 2014

      Why splitting the atom breaks Germany’s rational rules

      After the catastrophe that led to its genesis, postwar Germany learnt many lessons. The two virtues it seems to have...

    37. November 26, 2014

      Changing of the guard at the top of the French energy sector

      Power of four There is a rarely seen simultaneous changing of the guard taking place at the top of the powerful French...

    38. November 24, 2014

      Barack Obama should unblock the Keystone pipeline

      The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from western Canada to the US has become a shibboleth for environmental campaigners...

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