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Theresa May given more time to decide on Hinkley C

Hinkley C nuclear power station is now "on ice" as Theresa May is to take more time to make up her mind on whether to go ahead with the project.

French President Francois Hollande offered prime minister Theresa May more time to make up her mind - an offer which she has accepted, ITV News' Chris Ship said.

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Hinkley C 'not all systems go'

Near the proposed site of Hinkley C Credit: PA

The building of Hinkley C - the first new nuclear power station in the UK since 1995 - is "evidently not all systems go" reports ITV News' business editor Joel Hills.

The board of the energy company that is set to build the station today committed to building Hinkley C, but Joel Hills reports the government is "delaying final approval".

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