Tourists in China have another potential point of interest to add to their sightseeing itineraries now that the country’s biggest nuclear power station has opened its doors to the public.
Reuters 3rd Dec 2006
History of the British Nuclear Deterrent.
Telegraph 4th Dec 2006
Protesters have gathered at Faslane naval base as the government prepares to decide whether to replace the Trident nuclear weapon system.
BBC 4th Dec 2006
Britain is to pay between £15bn and £20bn to replace the Vanguard submarines at the heart of Britain’s Trident nuclear missile system, Tony Blair will say today, as he sets the scene for a confrontation with Labour MPs over maintaining the deterrent.
FT 4th Dec 2006
The White paper will contain the sops of a possible reduction in the number of warheads held and even a proposal to cut the strategic submarine flotilla from four to three boats.
Herald 4th Dec 2006
Tony Blair has been warned that he will have to rely on Conservative votes to press through plans to be announced today for the replacement of Britain’s nuclear deterrent.
Independent 4th Dec 2006
Enel, Italy’s biggest electricity company, is rebuilding its expertise in nuclear energy and preparing for the day when nuclear power plants may be allowed back on Italian soil. The company hopes to put the finishing touches to a deal with France’s EDF group next year that would give it the right to co-operate with the French in the design, construction and operation of up to six new third-generation nuclear plants.
FT 4th Dec 2006