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Iain Dale was involved in a scuffle with protesting pensioner Stuart Holmes
The country's only operating nuclear reactor will be closed until December at the earliest, as stringent safety checks see 50 other reactors sitting idle
Controversial plans for toxic dumping back on table eight months after being rejected
Plutonium enrichment plant closed in 2007 as part of aid deal
Old habits die hard among fishermen. Yoshio Ichida still rises for work every day at 3am and checks the engine of his five-ton boat. Then, as the sun rises over the Pacific and the trawler bobs gently in Soma wharf, he switches off the engine and gazes out at a sea too poisoned to fish.
Tens of thousands assemble for ceremony at 'peace park' near epicentre of blast that killed 140,000 people
Opposition to building a new generation of nuclear power stations has been one of the Liberal Democrats’ most distinctive policy positions
Masao Yoshida, who led the life-risking battle at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant when it was spiralling into meltdown following the 2011 tsunami, died yesterday of cancer of the oesophagus at the age of 58. Officials at the Tokyo Electric Power Company said his illness was unrelated to radioactive exposure.
Nuclear power plants plan to reopen by the end of year
At least 30 people were killed and 800 injured today when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Iran’s only nuclear power plant.
A day after talks between international powers and Iran ended without agreement on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, a leading Israeli politician has warned that the Jewish state’s patience is running thin and that the West should impose a deadline of weeks to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear enrichment programme, or face military action.
The cooling system for a storage pool for fuel at one of the reactors at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan failed today for the second time in a month, although there was no immediate danger from the breakdown.
Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea’s first female President today, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator.
Centrica pulling out of a vital new plant and blows on the cost and location of radioactive waste have darkened the industry's prospects, says Tom Bawden
Despite the county council voting against a storage site, the Government may have the power to impose a facility on the region
Billions of pounds of taxpayers money could be secretly funnelled to the French state nuclear company Edf to underwrite the cost of its proposed new power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, it emerged today.