Reports: EDF inquiry could disrupt UK nuclear plans

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Financial Times suggests investigation could complicate strike price negotiations and unsettle investors

The UK's ambitions for a new fleet of nuclear reactors could be disrupted by a French government probe into state-owned generator EDF, whose UK arm is currently in negotiations to build a £14bn nuclear...

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