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The undersea nuclear graveyard now more costly than HS2

The undersea nuclear graveyard now more costly than HS2

Steve Thomas, emeritus professor of energy policy at Greenwich University, an expert in nuclear economics and policy, points out that we have built lots of rail lines and power stations – but never a giant nuclear waste site thousands of feet below the sea.  “The volume of the GDF would be equivalent to Wembley Stadium...

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Tesla pushes to legalise driverless cars in UK

Tesla pushes to legalise driverless cars in UK

Tesla is pushing to legalise its self-driving system in the UK and Europe, launching a charm offensive with regulators as Elon Musk bets the carmaker’s future on autonomous driving. The company demonstrated its “full self-driving” (FSD) technology to officials on European roads last month, taking attendees at a safety conference on test drives around Munich....

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WestJet’s St. John’s-to-London route goes live — sparking anger over affordable air travel within N.L. | CBC News

WestJet’s St. John’s-to-London route goes live — sparking anger over affordable air travel within N.L. | CBC News

Newfoundland and Labrador is connected once more to Europe with a direct flight to the United Kingdom this summer, but government subsidies of the St. John’s-to-London route has one Labrador MHA demanding closer attention to the high cost of travel within the province. The newest WestJet route, which flies three times weekly from May until October,...

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Trump’s wealth surges by $5.5bn as Truth Social starts trading

Trump’s wealth surges by $5.5bn as Truth Social starts trading

Donald Trump has entered the ranks of the world’s 500 richest people after shares in his social media company surged on their Wall Street debut. Shares in Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG), the entity behind Mr Trump’s Twitter rival Truth Social, rose by more than 50pc at one point after it arrived on the...

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Too early to cut interest rates, says Federal Reserve

Too early to cut interest rates, says Federal Reserve

Thanks for joining me. Inflation fell more sharply than expected last month according to the Office for National Statistics. The consumer prices index fell to 3.4pc in February compared to 4pc in January and December. 5 things to start your day  1) Future of triple lock depends on public sector spending cuts, says Hunt |...

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The sickly seaside town that turned its back on work

The sickly seaside town that turned its back on work

Baroness Grey-Thompson also believes society has written off many disabled people unfairly. She believes many want to, and can, work. Ableism is rife, she claims, adding that she has also felt patronised in the past by people who believe they know best. “Disabled people are ignored – they are 20pc of the population. But it...