Britain, France to sign Hinkley Point nuclear deal on Thursday - sources
The British government and France's EDF (EDF.PA) will officially sign a contract to build Britain's first new nuclear power plant in a generation on Thursday, after months of wrangling over the involvement of EDF's Chinese partner, sources said.
British, French and Chinese government officials will be among those attending the signing ceremony in London on Thursday afternoon, which will formalise the deal for French state-controlled utility EDF to build the Hinkley Point C plant in southwest England, backed by $8 billion (£6.1 billion) of Chinese cash.
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