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In the papers today - Wednesday 7 November

The government has been warned it faces the prospect of a fresh legal attempt to derail its plans to allow construction of a new generation of nuclear power plants…

Greenpeace said its legal team was studying government announcements in the Queen's speech and would have no hesitation in bringing a new High Court challenge – The Times

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has filed a lawsuit against famed architect Frank Gehry and contractor Skanska USA Building alleging that faulty design has reduced its new campus centrepiece – the £143M Ray and Maria Stata Centre – into a leaky tenement – The Guardian

At least 16 people were feared dead in a village in southern Mexico hit by a mudslide after days of rain. Floods have cut off about 20,000 people across the region – The Times

The amount of rubbish recycled in England last year rose to 31%, the highest on record, according to figures released yesterday from the Office of National Statistics – Daily Telegraph

The Charity Commission is investigating claims the National trust is abusing its position by threatening to block Government plans to allow development on green belt land, it said yesterday – Daily Telegraph

Gasunie, the Dutch natural gas company, has taken a 9% stake in the controversial Nord Stream pipeline project, amid growing questions over whether the scheme will go ahead in its current form – Financial Times

British Energy said late yesterday it had discovered corroded wires at one of its Haysham 1 nuclear reactors, the same issue that led to the closure of its Hartlepool reactors last month – Financial Times

Bovis, one of Britain's biggest housebuilders, blamed a sharp drop in consumer confidence for a fall in house sales in the last six weeks, with profits now expected to be at least 7% below expectations – The Times

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