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Britain approves controversial Chinese-backed Hinkley Point nuclear plant

Britain’s government finally gave the green light to the controversial Chinese-backed Hinkley Point nuclear power plant Thursday — but with new conditions to address security concerns. China has a one-third stake in the Hinkley Point project, and analysts have warned that Britain would have risked its relations with the world’s second-largest economy if it cancelled. […]