France turns off oldest nuclear plant… but not everyone is happy

France turns off oldest nuclear plant… but not everyone is happy

France's oldest nuclear plant was switched off on Monday, ending four decades of output that built the local economy but also fuelled cross-border controversy. While environmentalists are happy with the shut down, not everyone is.

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France and Britain urge strong sanctions on Iran

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France urges new Iran sanctions

Areva to slash at least 2,700 jobs: sources

Areva to slash at least 2,700 jobs: sources

Macron urges greater EU role in curbing nuclear threats

Macron urges greater EU role in curbing nuclear threats

Iran’s Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

Iran’s Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

Map: These are the places in France with the highest levels of nuclear waste

Map: These are the places in France with the highest levels of nuclear waste

France to close 14 nuclear reactors by 2035 an all coal-fired power plants by 2022

France to close 14 nuclear reactors by 2035 an all coal-fired power plants by 2022

France: Iran nuclear deal ‘strengthened by Netanyahu claims’

France: Iran nuclear deal ‘strengthened by Netanyahu claims’

Smoke at French nuclear site forces 200 to evacuate

Smoke at French nuclear site forces 200 to evacuate

France backtracks on promise to cut nuclear power reliance

France backtracks on promise to cut nuclear power reliance

French nuclear plants vulnerable to terror attacks, experts say

French nuclear plants vulnerable to terror attacks, experts say

North Korea official blasts France over nuclear criticism

North Korea official blasts France over nuclear criticism

Macron urges ‘very firm’ response to North Korea nuclear test

Macron urges ‘very firm’ response to North Korea nuclear test

France’s EDF admits UK nuclear project hit by delays and €1.5 billion extra costs

France’s EDF admits UK nuclear project hit by delays and €1.5 billion extra costs

France enshrines decision to close Germany border nuclear plant

France enshrines decision to close Germany border nuclear plant

Trouble-hit French nuclear plant rocked by explosion

Trouble-hit French nuclear plant rocked by explosion

France to close oldest nuclear plant (much to relief of the Swiss and the Germans)

France to close oldest nuclear plant (much to relief of the Swiss and the Germans)

French warned over possible power cuts this winter

French warned over possible power cuts this winter

France forced to close several nuclear reactors for checks

France forced to close several nuclear reactors for checks

France’s ‘underground Chernobyl’ moves step closer

France’s ‘underground Chernobyl’ moves step closer

France shuts nuclear reactor amid Areva parts scandal

France shuts nuclear reactor amid Areva parts scandal

French unions to switch protests to electricity supplies

French unions to switch protests to electricity supplies

Where are the most polluted cities in France?

Where are the most polluted cities in France?

Luxembourg offers to pay France to close nuclear plant

Luxembourg offers to pay France to close nuclear plant

France could turn nuclear plant into electric car factory

France could turn nuclear plant into electric car factory

France is ‘not prepared for a nuclear accident’, report says

France is ‘not prepared for a nuclear accident’, report says

What were a Russian sub and bombers doing near France?

What were a Russian sub and bombers doing near France?

EDF finance chief quits over British nuclear plant plan

EDF finance chief quits over British nuclear plant plan

France’s oldest nuclear plant ‘to close this year’

France’s oldest nuclear plant ‘to close this year’

Germany demands France shut old nuclear plant

Germany demands France shut old nuclear plant

Deadly landslide at planned French nuclear waste site

Deadly landslide at planned French nuclear waste site

Job cuts fuel security fears at nuclear plants

Job cuts fuel security fears at nuclear plants

Nuclear waste ship quits France for Australia

Nuclear waste ship quits France for Australia

Pressure on France to close nuclear plant

Pressure on France to close nuclear plant

French nuclear giant Areva to sell unit to EDF

French nuclear giant Areva to sell unit to EDF

French MPs vote to slash nuclear dependence

French MPs vote to slash nuclear dependence

Iran deal – UN resolution to come ‘in days’: France

Iran deal – UN resolution to come ‘in days’: France

Faulty pipe forces French nuke plant to shut down

Faulty pipe forces French nuke plant to shut down

Hollande stresses need for nuclear deterrent

Hollande stresses need for nuclear deterrent

Who’s flying drones over France’s nuclear plants?

Who’s flying drones over France’s nuclear plants?

Drones over French nuke sites prompt probe

Drones over French nuke sites prompt probe

France bans Muslim worker from nuclear sites

France bans Muslim worker from nuclear sites

French scramble jet after German’s wayward flight

French scramble jet after German’s wayward flight

France unveils sweeping green energy bill

France unveils sweeping green energy bill

French to help Britain treat nuclear waste

French to help Britain treat nuclear waste

France beefs up security at nuclear plants

France beefs up security at nuclear plants

Greenpeace militants storm nuclear plant

Greenpeace militants storm nuclear plant

Iranian press slams France over nuclear talks

Iranian press slams France over nuclear talks

McCain: ‘Vive la France!’ for blocking Iran deal

McCain: ‘Vive la France!’ for blocking Iran deal

Iran MPs accuse Fabius of backing Israel in talks

Iran MPs accuse Fabius of backing Israel in talks

Fabius: ‘no certainty’ of deal at Iran nuclear talks

Fabius: ‘no certainty’ of deal at Iran nuclear talks

France orders probe into ‘unsafe’ nuclear base

France orders probe into ‘unsafe’ nuclear base

Hollande visits Japan to meet anti-austerity Abe

Hollande visits Japan to meet anti-austerity Abe

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France has no plans for N.Korea evacuation

Two killed at French nuclear power station

Two killed at French nuclear power station

Iran to France: get ‘real’ about nuclear arms

Iran to France: get ‘real’ about nuclear arms

France concerned over Iran nuclear deadlock

France concerned over Iran nuclear deadlock

France slams North Korea nuclear bomb test

France slams North Korea nuclear bomb test

‘Nuclear leak’ at French plant

‘Nuclear leak’ at French plant

France demands fresh EU sanctions against Iran

France demands fresh EU sanctions against Iran

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Row after minister says nuclear is the future

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Protests fail to stop nuclear train

France slams Iran nuclear plans

France slams Iran nuclear plans

Live blog: France nuclear blast

Live blog: France nuclear blast

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One dead in French nuclear blast

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French nuclear incident ‘is over’: safety agency

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Protests as nuclear train heads to Germany

Protests as nuclear waste train reaches terminus

Protests as nuclear waste train reaches terminus

Nuclear plant invaded by Greenpeace activists

Nuclear plant invaded by Greenpeace activists

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French nuclear plants to beef up security

Greenpeace accuses nuclear group of spying

Greenpeace accuses nuclear group of spying

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Nuclear watchdog urges safety boost

Greenpeace activists ‘should be shot’: youth politician

Greenpeace activists ‘should be shot’: youth politician

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More child cancer close to nuclear plants – study

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Leaders urge end to Iran nuclear activities

Reactor down as cold snap drives power demand

Reactor down as cold snap drives power demand

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France, China can learn from Fukushima: Minister

France calls for EU nuclear power subsidies

France calls for EU nuclear power subsidies

Greenpeace in nuclear smoke bomb attack

Greenpeace in nuclear smoke bomb attack

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French CERN nuke expert jailed for terror plot