Hinkley Point contract to be signed
The government and French energy giant EDF are set to sign the key contract for the new £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
EDF boss Jean-Bernard Levy is expected to join high ranking officials from the UK, France and China at the behind-closed-doors ceremony in London.
Earlier this month the government gave the go-ahead for the plant which will power nearly 6 million homes.
It will be the UK's first new nuclear plant in a generation.
The signing ceremony is a second attempt at finalising the deal after Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly announced in July that she needed more... read more
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