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Friday 03 February 2012
Researchers working around Japan's disabled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant say bird populations there have begun to dwindle, in what may be a chilling harbinger of the impact of radioactive fallout on local life.
Thursday 02 February 2012
It's the twenty-first anniversary of Philip Ridley's The Pitchfork Disney, the play that is often credited as being the started point of the 1990s "In-Yer-Face" school of writing.
Friday 27 January 2012
Saturday 14 January 2012
Shares in the engineering giant Invensys slumped 20 per cent yesterday after it warned that its profits this year will fall well below City expectations.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Former Labour MP Frank Cook, who spent 27 years in the House of Commons, has died at the age of 76.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Knowledge may be pure, but its application can be misused for for the detriment of humanity
Friday 16 December 2011
The operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant is expected to declare today that its crippled reactors have been stabilised, nine months after an earthquake and tsunami triggered the world's worst nuclear accident in 25 years.
Friday 16 December 2011
Nick Clegg: a tragedy
Tuesday 06 December 2011
The French authorities have been left red-faced after Greenpeace activists yesterday morning managed to infiltrate three nuclear power stations across the country.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Taking on the Augean stables was one of the labours Heracles successfully overcame in Greek mythology. But Northamptonshire found no such champion yesterday as the High Court ruled against an attempt to block waste-disposal company Augean from burying radioactive waste in the county.
Sunday 27 November 2011
Chancellor George Osborne was urged today to put nuclear power at the forefront of the Government's electricity supply policy.
Tuesday 01 November 2011
A Japanese government panel says it will take at least 30 years to safely close the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, even though the facility is leaking far less radiation than before and is considered relatively stable.
Monday 05 September 2011
Iran's first nuclear power plant has finally begun to provide electricity to the county's national grid, official media reported yesterday, a long-delayed milestone in the nuclear ambitions of a country the West fears is covertly trying to develop atomic weapons.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
A hawkish fiscal and foreign policy conservative who supports nuclear power will be sworn in today as Japan's sixth prime minister in five years.
Monday 29 August 2011
Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda was chosen to become Japan's sixth prime minister in five years, but needs to overcome a divided parliament and deep rifts in the ruling party if he is to make more of a mark than his recent predecessors.
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