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Anti-nuclear campaigners write to PM over China

An artist's impression of the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point Credit: EDF Energy

Campaigners trying to stop a nuclear generator being built in Hinkley in Somerset have written to David Cameron.

The Stop Hinkley Campaign has urged the Prime Minister to end co-operation with China, claiming recent explosions in the country have highlighted its poor health and safety record.

Osborne says China partnership will benefit British people

Britain's first nuclear power station for twenty years has moved a step closer to being built in Somerset.

The Chancellor George Osborne has announced fresh investment totalling more than £24 billion during a 5 day tour of China where he is hoping to secure further funding for Britain's nuclear industry.

The plant could provide 25,000 jobs.


Chinese bowl expected to fetch £250,000

The marriage bowl is expected to sell for between £200,000 and 250,000 at auction. Credit: Chorley's

A magnificent 18th century Chinese jade marriage bowl is expected to fetch up to a quarter of a million pounds at a sale of Chinese art in the Cotswolds later.

The bowl was part of a collection from of the late Commander Paul Bridgman of Dowdeswell Manor near Cheltenham, who died in 1930. and dates from the mid 1700s.


South West based company to move production from China to Devon.

The production of Trunki suitcases by South West based company Magmatic is moving from China to the UK. Company owner Rob Law is moving production to his factory in Totnes. The first British made Trunki will be for the licensed Team GB as part of the London 2012 Olympics.

Trunki Factory in China Credit: Magmatic
The production will shift to this factory in Devon Credit: Magmatic