Gerard Magnin thinks the project is too risky so he quit. Britons may yet rue his inability to bring colleagues around to his way of thinking
The station is expected to generate seven per cent of the UK's energy over the next 60 years
Beijing says Japan should ‘exercise caution in its own words and deeds, and stop hyping up and interfering’ in a dispute some fear could lead to war
Two official reports have raised questions about the rising cost of the first new nuclear plant in a generation, if EDF finally agrees to build it
Electricity from planned nuclear plant 'could all end up being exported to countries with fewer renewables, like France, at a price massively subsidised by Britain’s hard-working bill payers'
'We know they don't really have a grip on the terrorist situation in Belgium,' a Green Party MEP has said
The British government would face huge embarrassment if Hinkley Point, intended as the first of three new mega power stations, was abandoned or postponed
Controversial power station is a key part of the Government's plan to 'make sure the lights stay on'
Nature has been quick to reclaim the area's abandoned infrastructure, stray shoes and family photos still fixed to bedroom walls show the speed with which families were evacuated
Nanotechnology is so small it's measured in billionths of metres, and it is revolutionising every aspect of our lives
Nuclear power may well be a central component of our future energy needs – but not at any cost
The Big Question: An EDF executive has resigned over concerns the project could bring the company to financial meltdown
Their reward will be £25,000 each in prize money
For a man with a laminated manner and reasonably secure posh accent, Parkinson came from the plainest of northern working class backgrounds
Sources in France say decision on whether to give the green light to controversial project would be made on Wednesday