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    1. 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...

    2. 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,...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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....

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. November 23, 2014

      Public scepticism could turn off the nuclear reactors

      In the past year, two competing visions of nuclear power have hit cinema screens. One was Pandora’s Promise, a thoughtful...

    27. November 21, 2014

      Diplomats eye interim Iran agreement as final deal talks stall

      Diplomats meeting in Vienna are working on a temporary, broad-brush agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme after efforts to...

    28. November 20, 2014

      US and Iran prepare for the blame game

      “If it were not for the last minute, nothing would ever get done,” the American writer Rita Mae Brown once put it. Her...

    29. November 20, 2014

      Labour seeks probe of Hinkley Point C nuclear project

      Labour has called for the proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley Point to be referred to the Whitehall auditor to examine...

    30. November 19, 2014

      Areva shares fall sharply on financial targets rethink

      Shares in Areva fell sharply after the French nuclear company suspended its financial targets for the next two years and...

    31. November 18, 2014

      Saudi Electric in talks to acquire stake in Hinkley Point C

      One of Saudi Arabia’s biggest power companies is in talks to acquire a stake in a new UK nuclear power plant, potentially...

    32. November 16, 2014

      Q&A: How likely is a nuclear deal with Iran?

      The diplomatic wrangle to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon has just days to run. On Tuesday, officials from Iran...

    33. November 14, 2014

      China will need many more nuclear plants, say researchers

      China will need new nuclear power plants to come online after 2030 to ensure its CO2 emissions begin to fall, say...

    34. November 12, 2014

      Nuclear plants closure bill to reach $100bn

      The bill for closing down and cleaning up the world’s ageing nuclear reactors will exceed $100bn over the next 25 years...

    35. November 11, 2014

      Russia-Iran nuclear reactor deal raises eyebrows

      Russia has agreed to build eight new nuclear reactors in Iran in a deal raising eyebrows in Washington and Europe as fraught...

    36. November 7, 2014

      Drones fly into French nuclear debate

      Staff at one of France’s most sensitive nuclear power plants in eastern France received a shock recently when they looked up...

    37. November 6, 2014

      A move towards a nuclear deal with Iran

      The US and EU are holding a potentially historic meeting with Iran from Sunday, in the final stretch of negotiations on...

    38. October 15, 2014

      Ex-minister calls for mini-nuclear plants by the dozen

      Dozens of small nuclear reactors should be installed throughout the country near towns and cities if the UK wants to reduce...

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