Hundreds of hi-tech jobs are heading to South Yorkshire following the signing of a landmark agreement by Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The agreement to co-operate on developing civil nuclear energy paves the way for the construction of a new generation of power plants.
It was accompanied by the news of a deal between Rolls-Royce and French nuclear reactor developer AREVA which promises to be even more important for advanced manufacturing in Rotherham.
AREVA has asked Rolls to make complex components and provide engineering and technical services for two reactors to be built at Hinkley Point, Somerset.
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