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Tens of thousands of people would club together to set up their own energy companies under plans being considered by the Labour Party.
The country's only operating nuclear reactor will be closed until December at the earliest, as stringent safety checks see 50 other reactors sitting idle
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When people are asked to name their favourite weepie film, many will opt for Bambi, Steel Magnolias or Titanic. Not many would nominate The Champ (pictured above), a 1979 remake of the 1931 Oscar-winner. But a scene in which a young boy cries over his boxer father's dead body has been proven by psychologists at the University of California, Berkeley as the scene most likely to elicit an emotion of pure sadness. Since 1995, the clip has been used to test whether depressed people are more likely to cry and non-depressed people. Another blow to Bambi's mum.