The Energy Minister John Hayes is welcoming the news that Hinkley B will be operating for an extra seven years.**
It is absolutely fantastic news for our energy security that these two nuclear power stations will continue generating vast amounts of electricity into the 2020s.
This decision will also secure hundreds of skilled jobs in both Somerset and North Ayrshire, highlighting the value of nuclear energy to our economy and society.
More top news
This evening will start dry and clear, but there will be showers moving in from the northwest at times throughout the night.
It should stay mainly rain-free but there may be showery spells around dawn.
The parents of a disabled boy from Somerset say they're beyond grateful after the business tycoon offered to help them improve their home.