French Are Left Reeling as May Mulls Nuclear-Power Dilemma

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  • New prime minister could dump project and blame Cameron
  • U.K. concerns are over Chinese involvement and rising cost

QuickTake: Nuclear Energy Debate

Francois Hollande has had concerns for at least a week about whether Theresa May’s government was committed to the Hinkley Point nuclear plant. The cool public response the U.K. gave the deal matched the new prime minister’s private comments when the French president asked her about it in their first meeting.

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