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SSE and Npower have already delayed the tie-up which would create the UK's second-biggest energy company.
Falls in the cost of food and clothing are offset by rising utility bills and petrol prices.
The plant will operate until the 2070s as a storehouse for spent fuel as the site is cleaned up.
Europe's largest economy contracted from July to September - its first quarter-on-quarter fall since 2015.
IMF boss Christine Lagarde said state-backed digital currencies could make transactions safer and cheaper.
Rising protectionism could threaten exports and the growth outlook for the world's third largest economy.
Bridal store Berketex Bride's collapse has left hundreds of women without an outfit for their big day.
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
What is driving the rapid growth in self-storage across the UK?
The Advertising Association says firms will spend £6.4bn on seasonal advertising this Christmas.
Italy's cabinet sticks to its big-spending budget plan despite a threat of fines from Brussels.
The regional airline is expected to say that its board is exploring a sale or a merger with a rival.
The Pink Legacy diamond sold for 50.3 million Swiss Francs ($50m), a world record price per carat.
Wombaroo develops species-specific formulas to feed injured and orphaned wildlife.
The company, under pressure to curb its popularity with teenagers, is temporarily stopping retail sales.
The latest falls come after oil cartel Opec reduces its forecast for global oil demand next year.
Energy regulator Ofgem is accused of mismanagement by a whistleblower.
The music streaming powerhouse hopes to tap into the region's millions of digitally-connected consumers.
Analysts have warned the rally could be short lived if a deal isn't agreed by the cabinet.
Susanna Dinnage is named as the new chief executive of the Premier League, replacing Richard Scudamore.