David Cameron addresses workers at the Hinkley  nuclear power station

As an island nation with a woefully ill-thought-out energy strategy, Britain has latterly become very switched on to the idea it needs to act urgently(...)

The London Eye is seen near the Houses of Parliament at dawn in central London. Merlin Entertainments, whose attractions include the Madame Tussauds waxworks and Legoland theme parks, plans to sell at least 20 per cent of its shares in a stock market debut in London. Photograph: Reuters

Merlin Entertainments has announced eagerly-awaited plans to float on the London stock market in a deal which could value the owner of Madame Tussauds(...)