Plans for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset are expected to be approved by the Government this afternoon (19th March 2013).
More than 5,000 workers will be needed to build two new reactors at a cost of 14 billion pounds. The deal with the power company EDF still depends on agreement on the price for electricity.
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A derailed train at London Paddington means that trains running to and from this station are disrupted.
It will be a cloudy and in places damp start with some coastal and hill fog.
Any early rain or drizzle will soon clear and the rest of the day looks set to be dry.