Nuclear deal expected in Chinese state visit to Britain

Queen Elizabeth raises a glass to toast Chinese President Xi Jinping during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, on October 20, 2015Britain and China are set to seal business contracts worth billions on Wednesday, the second day of President Xi Jinping’s state visit, including on Britain’s first nuclear power plant in decades. The leaders have hailed Xi’s visit as a milestone in relations between the two countries, as Prime Minister David Cameron rolls out the red carpet to court Chinese investment. On the streets, scores booed as Xi rode to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, denouncing China’s human rights record.

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