But US says discussions are not over yet
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Sunday 21 October 2012
Britain's energy policy is in trouble. Plans to have five more nuclear plants running by 2025 look like missing their targets without significant foreign investment, part of which, until recently, it was hoped would come from China. But since a Chinese consortium suspended interest in UK projects, the future of the five has looked questionable and pressure is on to lure back Chinese investors or find others.
Saturday 20 October 2012
This is a welcome analysis of Iran's self-perception, its nuclear plans and Western responses
Nuclear reaction: Japan angered after French TV makes 'Fukushima effect' joke in relation to goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Tuesday 16 October 2012
A joke on French television which showed a composite picture of Japanese goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima with four arms and then dubbed it the 'Fukushima effect' has caused anger in Japan.
Monday 27 August 2012
An influential Israeli Rabbi has called for prayers for Iran's destruction, a week after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to court his support for a possible attack on a nuclear programme Israel sees as an existential threat.
Friday 10 August 2012
A blurb describing After the Rainfall, a new production by Curious Directive, says that the drama explores “ant migration patterns”. It does, in depth, but don’t let that put you off.
Thursday 19 July 2012
The struggling climate-change firm AEA Technology finally gave up the ghost yesterday as it put itself up for sale and said the shares were worth nothing.
Sunday 01 July 2012
Dozens of demonstrators in Japan are protesting against the restarting of a nuclear power plant - the first to go back online since all reactors were shut down for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
"There's potash in them thar hills" might lack the potency of the Klondike's rallying cry, but the discovery is causing passions to run high in the North York Moors.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Deep beneath the cherished North York Moors lies a valuable mineral that is dividing local people
Saturday 16 June 2012
Japan today approved the resumption of nuclear power operations at two reactors despite mass public opposition, the first to come back on line after they were all shut down following the Fukushima crisis.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Japan's reactors have lain idle since the tsunami crippled the Fukushima plant. Now the government wants to turn them on again. By David McNeill
Sellafield 'needs extra £276 million of taxpayer’s money to complete UK's biggest nuclear construction project'
Wednesday 30 May 2012
The company in charge of running Britain’s nuclear reprocessing operation at Sellafield in Cumbria said today that it needs an extra £276 million of taxpayer’s money to complete the single biggest nuclear construction project in the UK.
Friday 25 May 2012
The UN nuclear agency has found traces of uranium at Iran's underground atomic site enriched to higher than previous levels and closer to what is needed for nuclear weapons, diplomats say.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Downing Street declined today to discuss the UK's contingency plans in the event of a military confrontation between Israel and Iran, amid reports that ministers have asked law officers to examine whether any British involvement would be legal.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Reforms to the UK's electricity market which aim to drive billions of pounds of investment into new nuclear plants and renewables have been published by the Government.
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