Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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'A wolf in sheep's clothing': Don’t be fooled - Iran still wants nuclear bomb, says Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Israeli Prime Minister tells UN General Assembly not to be deceived by President Rouhani’s moderate tone
Sunday 29 September 2013
Israeli leader plans to fight ‘the blitz of smiles’ as the US eyes Rouhani talks
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
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Appointment is viewed as a key opportunity to build bridges with Obama administration
Dutch Prince Johan Friso dies after 18 months in a coma following avalanche skiing accident in Austria
Monday 12 August 2013
He was moved from hospital in London back to the Netherlands last month, but had since suffered complications
Saturday 13 July 2013
Government says it will ‘respect public opinion’ and scrap the proposed uranium-enrichment facility
Monday 17 June 2013
Hassan Rouhani has given his first news conference since being declared as Iran’s new President-elect, vowing to continue to enrich uranium and so putting him on a collision course with Western powers.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Government is to proceed with plans to sell some or all of its one-third shareholding in the uranium enrichment company Urenco. The stake is expected to fetch an estimated £3bn – valuing the whole company at £9bn.
Monday 22 April 2013
The Government today said it would proceed with plans to sell some or all of its one-third shareholding in uranium enrichment company Urenco. The stake is expected to fetch an estimated £3 billion.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Ban Ki-Moon urges restraint as Pyongyang announces plan to reopen nuclear reactor
Tuesday 26 February 2013
World powers are expected to offer Iran limited sanctions relief today if it agrees to halt its most sensitive nuclear work, in a new attempt to resolve a dispute that threatens to trigger another war in the Middle East.
Monday 25 February 2013
The prospect of a successful conclusion to the talks on Iran's nuclear programme that start in Kazakhstan tomorrow was never high. Despite tentatively positive noises from both Tehran and Washington in recent months, decades of stalemate can hardly inspire optimism. And the latest developments leave the likelihood of a deal slimmer than ever.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
It is good news that Tehran has agreed to resume talks with the major world powers on its nuclear programme later this month. Dialogue between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany broke down in Moscow last June in an atmosphere of frustration and anger. Now, with the second Obama administration in place, Iran’s Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said he hopes for progress when the talks convene in Kazakhstan.
Thursday 24 January 2013
France defends allies but calls for troops to be kept 'under control' amid latest allegations
Saturday 17 November 2012
Iran has reached another milestone in its nuclear program, UN inspectors reported Friday, saying the country has completed work on an underground factory for making enriched uranium. Western officials fear that the heavily fortified facility could someday be used to make a nuclear bomb.
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