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Wednesday 11 September 2013
The radiation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant broadly falls into two types of potentially harmful emissions. The first is the weakly penetrating beta-radiation from radionuclides such as iodine-131 and strontium-90, which pose a health risk if they come into contact with the skin or get ingested or inhaled into the body.
Monday 09 September 2013
Letter to international atomic watchdog warns of fallout if missiles hit Damascus reactor, amid fears nuclear materials could fall into the hands of terrorists
Sunday 08 September 2013
Tokyo celebrates victory after PM reassures IOC that radiation from nuclear plants is no longer a threat
'The safe Games': Judges convinced over Fukishima fallout fears as Tokyo wins the race to host 2020 Olympics
Sunday 08 September 2013
'The situation is under control,' says PM as Japanese bid defeats rival applications from Istanbul and Madrid
Friday 06 September 2013
Demolition has begun on the site of Britain’s worst nuclear accident, as scientists are brought in to dismantle the infamous Sellafield chimney.
Sunday 01 September 2013
Radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, according to officials.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
EDF Energy admitted last night that its power stations were pumping out more carbon dioxide than in previous years as it cranked up output from its coal-fired generators.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Appointment is viewed as a key opportunity to build bridges with Obama administration
Friday 23 August 2013
New signs are emerging that international sanctions are taking a deepening toll on Iran’s economy – putting billions of dollars in oil money out of the government’s reach.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Decision seen as another sign that engineers are losing control over the leaks
Nuclear crisis: Fukushima threat level raised to 'serious' as plant leaks 300 tonnes of radioactive water from storage tank
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Masked workers found puddles with radiation readings of 100 millisieverts an hour – enough to induce radiation sickness in less than 12 hours
Thursday 15 August 2013
The South Korean president has put forward proposals that the North and South hold a reunion next month for families still separated 60 years after the Korean War.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Despite continuous disagreements, the relationship is beneficial both ways
Saturday 10 August 2013
The French will now be in charge of running facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London and hundreds of UK schools and hospitals after Balfour Beatty sold its UK facilities management business to GDF Suez for £190m.
Friday 09 August 2013
The Mayor of Nagasaki launched a blistering attack on Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, accusing him of not doing enough to abolish nuclear weapons as the country marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of his city.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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