A government minister has cast doubt on whether the proposed Severn barrage should go ahead.
A private consortium wants to build a £25 billion barrage between Weston-super-Mare and Cardiff, though it would require government support.
Hafren Power claims it could generate 5% of the country's energy from the tidal power harnessed.
But today the Energy Minister Greg Barker MP told MPs more work needed to be done to establish the costs and impact it would have on wildlife and the port of Bristol.
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A man has been charged with making fake bomb threats on four locations in the West Country in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
Damon Smith from Newton Abbot was found guilty of planting a home-made bomb on the London Underground in October.
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