Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Thursday 01 November 2012
Britain today issued a renewed appeal for countries to come together and combat the threat of a nuclear terrorist attack.
Monday 22 October 2012
Thursday 18 October 2012
When international diplomacy starts to sound like the set up for a 90s Sean Connery movie, you know there's trouble. The New York Times is in a tizz over Putin's decision to end a twenty year long relationship with the United States that saw American experts assist in cleaning up Russia's nuclear and chemical weapons sites left over from the cold war. Now, says an editorial, "the world must watch as Russia’s unsecured weapons and materials remain a temptation for terrorists of all varieties to buy or steal for use in future attacks".
Saturday 25 August 2012
The UN nuclear watchdog pressed Iran yesterday to address suspicions about nuclear-bomb research in the Islamic state, pursuing diplomatic efforts to resolve the dispute before any possible military action by Israel or the United States.
Thursday 23 August 2012
BHP Billiton has delayed its planned $20bn (£13bn) Olympic Dam copper expansion and said no major projects would be approved in the year to June 2013, as it battles escalating capital costs.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Extracting uranium from seawater is closer to becoming an economic reality which could guarantee the future of nuclear power, scientists said today.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Families of murdered Iranian nuclear scientists are suing Britain, Israel and the US, accusing them of being behind the killings.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Thursday 21 June 2012
Iran's team dismissed the conditions as an infringement of its sovereignty
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Iran and six world powers blamed each other for a deadlock at talks on Tehran's nuclear programme yesterday, as negotiators struggled to reduce the risk of a new Middle East war.
Friday 15 June 2012
Cave paintings dated as 15 milliennia older than originally thought, making them Europe's earliest known paintings
Thursday 24 May 2012
Envoys from Iran and six world powers have resumed talks over Tehran's nuclear programme after issuing rival proposals during the opening day of negotiations in Baghdad.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
The company that gave us the Instamatic has acknowledged that for 30 years it operated a small nuclear reactor in a basement on its corporate campus in Rochester, New York, unbeknown to almost everyone save a few scientists and engineers.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Six world powers and Iran are meeting in an attempt to find common ground over concerns that Tehran's nuclear programme could be used to make weapons.
Sunday 08 April 2012
A prominent Iranian politician has for the first time publicly declared that Iran has the ability to produce nuclear weapons, but will never do so.
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