Nuclear power giant Toshiba Westinghouse has vowed to give Lancashire a huge jobs boost if its design for a new generation of reactors is picked by the government.
The company has said it would make a fresh investment into the Springfields plant in Salwick near Preston if it wins the lucrative contract.
However, it has also suggested that it may alternatively concentrate investment in a rival fuel plant in Sweden if it misses out.
Lancashire Evening Post 10th September 2008 more >>
Letter promoting new nukes.
The Herald 10th September 2008 more >>
The Bush administration is pushing for congressional approval for a high-profile deal with India by arguing that the agreement will help to rein in Iran’s nuclear programme and bolster the international non-proliferation system.
FT 10th September 2008 more >>
Russia criticised a U.S. decision to freeze a potential civilian nuclear cooperation pact, saying it was “mistaken” and “politicised.”
Interactive investor 9th September 2008 more >>