At least 30 people were killed and 800 injured today when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Iran’s only nuclear power plant.
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Tuesday 19 July 2011
Two of the stars of Japan's victory used to work at Fukushima. David McNeill reports on the women who have inspired a nation
Sunday 17 July 2011
Concerns about radiation-tainted beef are intensifying as Japanese officials struggle to determine the scope of the problem and prevent further contamination of the meat supply.
Sunday 17 July 2011
The UK's nuclear new build programme will effectively kick off next week when the Government's plans are put before Parliament.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Darren Nisbett’s breathtaking photographs taken within Chernobyl’s 30 kilometre zone of alienation 25 years after the nuclear accident, present the haunting spectre of a once vibrant community left to fester.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Japan's idled nuclear reactors could restart if they pass the first stage of two-step post-Fukushima safety checks.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
An earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.4 jolted Wakayama prefecture in western Japan today, the Meteorological Agency said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damages and no tsunami warning was issued.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Officials say there is no danger from a nuclear power plant in Nebraska which closed this week after becoming surrounded by flood waters.
Friday 24 June 2011
The Government is to press ahead with the biggest nuclear programme for a generation, announcing yesterday eight sites where new reactors are planned. Environmentalists denounced the move, but a review of the proposals after the Fukushima disaster in Japan concluded there was no risk of a similar accident occurring in Britain.
Thursday 23 June 2011
The Government pushed ahead with plans for new nuclear power plants in the UK today as it confirmed a list of eight sites where the next generation of reactors can be built.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
The world's 440 operating atomic reactors must be given safety checks within the next 18 months in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, the head of the UN's nuclear safety agency said yesterday.
Saturday 18 June 2011
A system to clean massive amounts of contaminated water at the site of Japan's nuclear disaster was shut down today, just hours after it began full operations, because a component filled with radioactivity much more quickly than expected.
Monday 13 June 2011
Italians began voting in four referendums yesterday that could strike a new blow against Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is still stinging from heavy local election losses last month.
Sunday 05 June 2011
The Japanese utility battling to bring its radiation-spewing nuclear reactor under control said today that 1,500 more tons of radioactive water are being moved into temporary storage — the latest attempt to prevent a massive spill of contaminated water into the environment.
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