A deal to build Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation is due to be announced today.
The government has been in negotiations with French-owned EDF Energy over the Hinkley Point C project for more than a year.
However, ministers are now believed to have agreed on a "strike price" - the guaranteed rate to be paid for electricity produced at the Somerset site.
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Abuse victims are being put through "torture" by the pace at which the Government's inquiry into abuse is progressing, an MP has said.
The number of diabetic and severely overweight patients having weight loss surgery needs to triple to help the future of the NHS, Nice said.