Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Tuesday 03 November 2009
Saturday 31 October 2009
Iran's senior politicians have rejected a UN-backed plan to ship much of the country's uranium abroad for further enrichment.
Monday 26 October 2009
Sunday 25 October 2009
A team of UN inspectors arrived today in Iran to visit a recently revealed, though still unfinished, uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom to verify it is for peaceful purposes.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Thursday 22 October 2009
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Talks between Iran and three big powers resumed today after further delay over Tehran's hesitancy to endorse a tentative deal to help defuse a long standoff over its disputed nuclear ambitions.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Monday 12 October 2009
It looks like great idea in principle – raise funds to plug the gaping hole in Britain's public finances by selling off state assets.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
While the rest of the world scrambles to build missile defence shields, and the diplomatic community rushes to emergency meetings at the United Nations, Hugo Chavez is taking a splendidly relaxed view of Iran’s latest nuclear ambitions.
Monday 05 October 2009
The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has said there is a "shifting of gears" in Iran's confrontation with the West to more cooperation and transparency. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief, Mohamed ElBaradei, also announced that inspectors would visit Tehran's uranium enrichment site on 25 October.
Sunday 04 October 2009
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog has set the date for the inspection of Iran's newly revealed uranium processing facility for October 25.
Friday 02 October 2009
Thursday 01 October 2009
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Iran's nuclear chief said yesterday that his country had built its newly revealed uranium enrichment facility inside a mountain and next to a military site to ensure continuity of its nuclear activities in case of an attack.
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