China and France warn Britain over nuclear plant deal

China has ramped up its pressure on the British government to reach a speedy decision on construction of the £18bn Hinkley nuclear facility, which will be built by French company EdF but part-financed by Chinese money. Meanwhile, France is also pressing for clarity after Britain’s decision to review the project led to conflict between EdF and French trade unions.



Shadow Home Secretary and former candidate for the Labour Party leadership Andy Burham was selected as the party’s candidate for next year’s mayoral election in Greater Manchester.

In the US, House Speaker Paul Ryan faces what should – in normal GOP circumstances – be a straightforward primary today. In a world where the party is dominated by its Presidential nominee, however, all bets are off.

And the national fallout continues.





But of course there are important things people need to know..



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