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In the papers today - Monday 2 April

Despite Greenpeace's High Court judgement in February whcih demanded a new consultation into the role of nuclear power, energy giants are still jostling to build the new fleet of stations
The government had hoped to publish a White Paper at the end of March outlining a plan to build the next generation of power stations to replace the decommissioned ones. But that plan was derailed by High Court judge Mr Justice Sullivan, who in February said the Government's approach was 'seriously flawed' - The Daily Telegraph The industrialist responsible for the London 2012 Olympics construction project has rejected claims that the budget will continue to soar over the next five years, and predicted that the final cost will probably be less than the £9.3bn announced by the government. Sir Roy McNulty, acting chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), said the budget, which has trebled since London was awarded the games, was now 'realistic' - The Guardian Holidaymakers could have paid just £5.60 to drive to France on a vast English Channel suspension bridge if plans submitted to Margaret Thatcher's government had gone ahead, official records released today reveal. Dismissing the option of tunnelling under the water as 'impractical', civil engineers submitted a detailed proposal to construct a three-lane motorway between the two countries - The Independent Eurotunnel shareholders are set to file an injunction in the High Court to block the Channel Tunnel operator's restructuring deal which would strip the investors of their generous travel discounts. The 4,065 shareholders invested at least £5,250 each in Eurotunnel's flotation in 1987. To ensure the flotation attracted enough capital these 'foundation shareholders' were given the incentive of unlimited travel for £1 per trip until the year 2082 - The Daily Telegraph Developers siting new buildings close to hazardous industrial installations could be forced to finance some of the extra costs involved in making the plants safer, under government proposals being unveiled today. If implemented, the ideas would for the first time establish the principle of spreading out the costs of reducing the dangers of such sites between their operators and nearby businesses - The Financial Times Four construction workers were killed when a section of a new subway line being built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics collapsed. Another six people are still missing after the accident - The Metro

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