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PM and Hollande agree defence and nuclear deals

David Cameron and Francois Hollande have agreed to extend defence and nuclear co-operation between the UK and France during a summit at RAF Brize Norton.

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Hollande confirms £16bn deal to build nuclear reactors

President Francois Hollande announced the deal with EDF Energy and its British partners Credit: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

French President Francois Hollande confirmed a £16 billion deal enabling EDF Energy and its British partners to build at least two new nuclear reactors.

Mr Hollande said this would create "thousands of jobs both in the UK and France."

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