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Latest update : 2013-10-21

Britain kick-starts its nuclear industry; business as usual for lobbyists in Washington

Britain is about to build its first nuclear reactor in 20 years, but with the help of France and China. The Daily Telegraph bemoans the loss of Britain's nuclear pre-eminence but sees a bright future for nuclear power. Meanwhile, lobbyists in Washinton vie for pole position as the race to get a slice of the next federal budget starts, The New York Times reports. Twenty retired British servicemen could also face charges of murder for the killing of 14 civilians in Derry on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

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