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Iter: World's largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly

bbc.co.uk

Image copyright CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU Image caption The tokamak building at Iter will house the structure where fusion will be controlled The world's biggest nuclear fusion project has entered its five-year assembly phase. After this is finished, the facility will be able to start generating the super-hot "plasma" required for fusion power. The £18.2bn (€20bn; $23.5bn) facility has been under construction in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, southern France. Advocates say fusion could be a source of clean, unlimited power that would help tackle the climate crisis. Iter is a collaboration between China, the European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia and the US. All members share in the cost of const...

UK's richest man moves to Monaco to 'save 4bn in tax' - Tax avoidance

theguardian.com

UK's richest man moves to Monaco to 'save £4bn in tax' Brexiter Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos is reportedly working with PricewaterhouseCoopers to reduce bill The shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he was ‘really disappointed’ by the decision of Ratcliffe, pictured in 2015, to move to Monaco. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian The shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he was ‘really disappointed’ by the decision of Ratcliffe, pictured in 2015, to move to Monaco. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian @whatbutlersaw Published on Sun 17 Feb 2019 18.57 GMT Britain’s richest man, the Brexit supporter Sir Jim Ratcliffe, and two of his key lieutenants at chemicals firm Ineos...

Brexit will deliver double shock to UK economy, study finds | Brexit | The Guardian

theguardian.com

Brexit will deliver double shock to UK economy, study finds Exclusive: LSE report says even sectors unscathed from coronavirus crisis will be severely affected LSE researchers say Brexit will cause the ‘biggest slowdown of our lifetime’ by imposing barriers to trading goods or services with the EU. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA LSE researchers say Brexit will cause the ‘biggest slowdown of our lifetime’ by imposing barriers to trading goods or services with the EU. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA @lisaocarroll Published on Tue 28 Jul 2020 10.19 BST A Brexit hit is looming for sectors that have emerged relatively unscathed from the Covid-19 pandemic, analysis by the London School of Economics suggests....