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Hitachi expected to withdraw from UK nuclear project - Angelsey council - Reuters Africa
Hitachi Ltd is expected to withdraw from the Horizon nuclear project in Wales as early as Wednesday, Anglesey council said on Tuesday.
By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd is expected to withdraw from the Horizon nuclear project in Wales as early as Wednesday, Anglesey council said on Tuesday. Hitachis UK bus… [+937 chars]
Susanna Twidale
2020-09-15 14:11:00




Hitachi to exit stalled British nuclear power project: Mainichi newspaper - Reuters Africa
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd will completely exit a stalled British nuclear power project, the Mainichi daily newspaper reported on Tuesday, a withdrawal that would deal a blow to Britain's plans to replace aging plants.
By Reuters Staff (Adds background, updates Hitachi statement) TOKYO, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd will completely exit a stalled British nuclear power project, the Mainichi… [+1015 chars]
Reuters Staff
2020-09-15 00:55:00




Hitachi says it will quit stalled British nuclear power project - Reuters
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it would exit a stalled British nuclear power project, a decision that deals a blow to Britain's plans to replace ageing plants.
By Reuters Staff A logo of Hitachi Ltd. is pictured at the CEATEC JAPAN 2017 (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai… [+1166 chars]
Reuters Staff
2020-09-16 08:44:00




UPDATE 1-Hitachi says it will quit stalled British nuclear power project - Reuters Africa
Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it would exit a stalled British nuclear power project, a decision that deals a blow to Britain's plans to replace ageing plants.
By Reuters Staff (Adds details from the statement, background) TOKYO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it would exit a stalled British nuclear power project, … [+1109 chars]
Reuters Staff
2020-09-16 08:34:00




Hitachi says it will quit stalled British nuclear power project - Reuters UK
Japan's Hitachi Ltd <6501.T> is scrapping plans to build a nuclear power plant in Wales, it said on Wednesday, dealing a blow to UK hopes to replace its ageing plants.
TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Hitachi Ltd 6501.T is scrapping plans to build a nuclear power plant in Wales, it said on Wednesday, dealing a blow to UK hopes to replace its ageing plants. The mov… [+2001 chars]
Makiko Yamazaki, Susanna Twidale
2020-09-16 09:59:18




The luxurious North Wales hotels I'm A Celebrity contestants and Ant and Dec could stay in - North Wales Live
  1. The luxurious North Wales hotels I'm A Celebrity contestants and Ant and Dec could stay in  North Wales Live
  2. I'm A Celebrity 2020: ITV boss reveals ALL stars for this year's series have already been confirmed  Daily Mail
  3. I'm A Cele…
    With Gwrych Castle confirmed as the location for this year's I'm A Celebrity, we are yet to learn what North Wales hotel will be standing in for the Palazzo Versace. It's a level of opulence we don'… [+3799 chars]
    Nathan Bevan, Harri Evans
    2020-08-29 17:19:00




The UK’s best forgotten ruins: readers’ travel tips
From millennia-old stone circles to 20th-century military remains, our readers share their favourite hidden ruins Knowlton church may be the only church within a pre-Christian earthworks circle in the UK. Not only is it spectacular – in a small-scale way – it…
Winning tip: Pagan significance, Dorset Knowlton church may be the only church within a pre-Christian earthworks circle in the UK. Not only is it spectacular in a small-scale way it is also accessib… [+6725 chars]
Guardian readers
2020-09-03 10:00:07




Storm Francis: Misery for drivers as roads hit with flooding, fallen trees and landslides - North Wales Live
Storm Francis: Misery for drivers as roads hit with flooding, fallen trees and landslides  North Wales LiveView Full coverage on Google News
Falling trees, landslides and flooding plagued the roads of North Wales on Tuesday as Storm Francis battered North Wales. 70mph gusts and torrential rain were forecast as an amber weather warning wa… [+3190 chars]
Harri Evans
2020-08-25 20:18:00




Predatory pine martens boosting red squirrel numbers
Pine martens prefer feasting on grey squirrels, which is helping to save reds, say conservationists.
Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Research suggests that numbers of red squirrels are on the increase in areas where pine martens also live A rodent-eating predator seems an unlikely hero f… [+2693 chars]
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2020-09-08 05:50:05




Coronavirus fears over Zante tourists' Maesteg social distancing - BBC News
  1. Coronavirus fears over Zante tourists' Maesteg social distancing  BBC News
  2. UK may reimpose quarantine on travellers from Portugal  The Guardian
  3. Portugal is on brink of quarantine with Britons facing dash to get flights  Daily Mail …
    Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Wales' Health Minister Vaughan Gething said people returning from Zante posed a public health risk Premises are being contacted over claims holidaymakers -… [+9186 chars]
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    2020-09-02 16:30:00




TEXT-UK PM Johnson's key quotes on Internal Market Bill - Reuters Africa
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said passing the Internal Market Bill was essential to ensure the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom.
By Reuters Staff LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said passing the Internal Market Bill was essential to ensure the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom. The … [+4048 chars]
Reuters Staff
2020-09-14 16:25:00




The Observer view on Boris Johnson's environmentalism
The prime minister’s green credentials have yet to materialise and his silence on Cop26 is a warningMuch has been made of Boris Johnson’s purported green credentials. They are in his blood, it is claimed. His father is an environmentalist, he says, while his …
Much has been made of Boris Johnsons purported green credentials. They are in his blood, it is claimed. His father is an environmentalist, he says, while his brother Leo is a sustainability expert. A… [+5330 chars]
Observer editorial
2020-09-20 05:00:36




North Wales man 'made up' after brother beats him to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire top prize - North Wales Live
North Wales man 'made up' after brother beats him to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire top prize  North Wales Live
There was no sibling rivalry when a North Wales man watched his brother snatch the top prize on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Davyth Fear from Llanrug, Gwynedd, who won £500,000 on the quiz last y… [+4870 chars]
Will Hayward
2020-09-12 16:04:00




A ‘Mars’ walk on Anglesey: Exploring Parys Mountain’s rugged landscape

Amy Briscoe discovers an otherworldly spot in the north of Wales


After the suffocation of lockdown, and the ubiquity of face masks and sanitiser, the real world felt unfamiliar and no longer a safe place to retreat to.  A salubrious wander in the Anglesey country… [+5312 chars]
Amy Briscoe
2020-09-14 12:53:53




Nuclear: Hitachi scraps £20bn Wylfa power plant
The firm has confirmed it is pulling out of what would have been Wales' biggest energy project.
Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The new Wylfa power station would have been built next to the old power plant on Anglesey Plans for a £15-£20bn nuclear power plant in Wales have been scra… [+2550 chars]
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2020-09-16 08:33:41




Five rescued from sea in choppy waters off Anglesey after boat capsizes
They had been in the ocean for 40 minutes and had swallowed a "substantial" amount of water.
Image copyrightRNLI Holyhead Lifeboat StationImage caption A three-man lifeboat crew were in the water within eight minutes Five people were rescued from the sea after their capsized boat was spot… [+993 chars]
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2020-08-29 17:15:19




Japan's Hitachi pulls out of UK nuclear project
Work on a major new nuclear power station in Britain will stop after Japanese company Hitachi pulled out of the project. Hitachi halted work on the Horizon Project, located in Wylfa, on the Welsh island of Anglesey.
LONDON (AP) Work on a major new nuclear power station in Britain will stop after Japanese company Hitachi pulled out of the project. Hitachi halted work on the Horizon Project, located in Wylfa, on … [+1174 chars]
Associated Press
2020-09-16 10:05:10




Coronavirus morning headlines as pub and restaurant curfew is announced for Wales - Wales Online
  1. Coronavirus morning headlines as pub and restaurant curfew is announced for Wales  Wales Online
  2. Covid: Pubs in Wales to close at 22:00 from Thursday  BBC News
  3. 'We can't let it take ahold of our lives again' Welsh First Minister ann…
    These are the coronavirus morning headlines for Wednesday, September 23, as First Minister Mark Drakeford announced new restrictions which people in Wales must follow in the bid to help tackle the sp… [+12600 chars]
    Cathy Owen
    2020-09-23 05:55:00




Storm Francis: Winds of 70mph expected in parts of Wales
The Met Office warns injuries from "flying debris" could be possible.
Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption A severe weather warning comes into force for the whole of Wales from Tuesday A severe wind warning has been issued for Wales amid fears the country could … [+1301 chars]
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2020-08-24 12:32:49




Dismay after nuclear power project abandoned as Hitachi pulls out of Wales plant

Local politicians bemoan ‘devastating blow’ to island’s economy


Politicians across Wales have expressed dismay after a multi-billion pound nuclear power plant project in Anglesey was scrapped.   Horizon Nuclear Power, the firm which was building the Wylfa Newydd… [+14679 chars]
Tim Wyatt
2020-09-16 14:17:22
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