The four-mile pipe was discharging radioactive components from Harwell’s Atomic Energy Research Establishment into the Thames
Mexican police have found a container that held radioactive material and which was stolen by thieves as it was being transported near Mexico City, the country's national nuclear safety commission CNSNS has said.
Optimism about potential breakthrough in decade-long dispute raised
It has been dubbed a catastrophe in the making and even the potential trigger for mankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis. But it was hard to reconcile those fears with the banal sight of a murky pool of water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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
Letter to international atomic watchdog warns of fallout if missiles hit Damascus reactor, amid fears nuclear materials could fall into the hands of terrorists
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.
Yoshida was widely praised for staying in post and limiting the impact of the nuclear disaster
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.
Judge Mr Recorder Burns gives company director Barton Simpson community order for attempting to board flight with antique hand gun