A Chinese nuclear power company is exploring a bid for the Moorside development in west Cumbria.
China General Nuclear Power Corporation is reportedly keen on taking control of NuGen which is planning the 15 billion pound project.
The current owners of NuGen Toshiba are looking to sell their 100% stake after encountering major financial difficulties. Critics say UK government support is essential.
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GMB, the union for nuclear workers, is balloting 3,000 members at Sellafield for strike action after the company ignored requests for further talks and said it would put in place a below-inflation pay offer.
Sellafield offered 1.5% in June which was rejected by 88% of GMB members on site during a consultative ballot. The Unite union is also balloting its 2,000 members at Sellafield.
The strike ballot begins on Monday, 14 August 2017 and will close on Monday, 4 September 2017.
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