'Golden relationship' with China boosted by Hinkley approval

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Beijing welcomes Theresa May’s decision on nuclear plant after months of uncertainty saw relations in deep freeze

When Theresa May announced a review of the controversial China-backed Hinkley Point C plant in July, she appeared to have sounded the death knell for a potentially lucrative “golden era” of UK-China relations heralded by David Cameron and the Chinese president, Xi Jinping.

“Right now, the China-UK relationship is at a crucial historical juncture,” warned Beijing’s ambassador to London, underlining how much the golden friendship hinged on Hinkley.

Related: Hinkley Point C nuclear power station gets government green light

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