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EDF may face 'jitters' over Sizewell plant

Sizewell nuclear power station in Suffolk
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Sizewell nuclear power station in Suffolk

As well as building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, EDF Energy is also applying to build a second plant at Sizewell in Suffolk.

Will the issues EDF is facing at Hinkley Point impact its application?

"I think it is likely to cause jitters in the government," says Dr Jonathan Marshall, head of analysis at the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit.

"Anything that can add to bills is always a cause for concern especially adding to bill for something that isn't yet generating might be quite hard to square with the public."

Severe accident: A12 Suffolk southbound

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A12 Suffolk southbound severe accident, from Mill Lane to Buttons Road.

A12 Suffolk - A12 in Stratford St Andrew blocked and queues southbound from the Mill Lane junction to the Buttons Road junction, because of an accident.

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