# nuclear - Friday 26 October, 2012
Higher-than-normal radiation levels have been found in fish caught off Japan’s east coast, which could indicate the plant is still leaking.
# nuclear - Sunday 21 October, 2012
The government is increasing a surcharge on electricity bills to fund the development of alternative energy.
The New York Times reported that the US had agreed one-on-one talks with Iran after the November presidential election but the White House has denied this.
# nuclear - Friday 12 October, 2012
# nuclear - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
A leaked European Commission report shows nuclear safety within the EU needs investment of between €10 billion and €25 billion.
# nuclear - Friday 10 August, 2012
Israel has insisted the threat of Iran developing a viable nuclear weapon was becoming more “urgent” – but Washington has indicated diplomacy remains the best option.
# nuclear - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.
# nuclear - Monday 30 July, 2012
Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.
# nuclear - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.
# nuclear - Sunday 22 July, 2012
It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.
# nuclear - Friday 20 July, 2012
One man said it was a “wonderful thrill” to stand at Ground Zero and watch a nuclear explosion (people enjoyed different things in 1957).
# nuclear - Thursday 5 July, 2012
# nuclear - Monday 2 July, 2012
Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.
# nuclear - Sunday 1 July, 2012
The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.
# nuclear - Monday 25 June, 2012
A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.
# nuclear - Monday 18 June, 2012
International efforts to end deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme take place in Moscow.
# nuclear - Friday 8 June, 2012
The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.
# nuclear - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
Plants across the EU were stress tested following Japan’s Fukushima crisis.
# nuclear - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
A deal has been reached with Iran that will allow the UN nuclear agency to restart a long-stalled probe into suspicions that Tehran has secretly worked on developing nuclear arms.
# nuclear - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Iranian media says a man accused of being an Israeli spy has been executed over the death of a leading nuclear scientist.
# nuclear - Saturday 5 May, 2012
It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.
# nuclear - Thursday 26 April, 2012
People lay flowers and lit candles to mark the occasion. Ukraine’s president vowed today that his country is committed to building a new, safer shelter over the damaged Chernobyl reactor.
# nuclear - Sunday 22 April, 2012
Incredible images of the “ground zero” of the 1986 accident.
# nuclear - Monday 16 April, 2012
EU foreign policy chief says “constructive and useful” talks will continue next month in Baghdad.
# nuclear - Sunday 15 April, 2012
At the culmination of two weeks of celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, North Korea’s new leader made his first public speech since stepping into power last December.
# nuclear - Saturday 14 April, 2012
The diplomat said nuclear talks between six world powers and Iran were “very constructive” – but that a second round looks likely after a morning session between the two sides today.
# nuclear - Monday 2 April, 2012
The US is claiming the North Korean rocket launch is a smokescreen for long-range missile tests.
# nuclear - Friday 30 March, 2012
Japan has ordered missile units to intercept a long-range rocket expected to be launched by North Korea next month if the rocket – or any its fragments – threaten to hit the country.
# nuclear - Wednesday 28 March, 2012
The nine things you need to know this morning.
# nuclear - Tuesday 27 March, 2012
The US and South Korea are concerned the rocket launches are a cover to test long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
# nuclear - Monday 26 March, 2012
He also admitted that the US has more nuclear weapons than it needs.
# nuclear - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
IAEA inspectors had previously been banned from examining the facility they suspect is carrying out secret atomic work.
Obama is pushing for more dialogue with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, while Netanyahu has reiterated Israel’s right to defend itself – by pre-emtive strike if necessary.
Nine things you should know this morning, including: Central Bank warning, Taoiseach vows a “one-off” vote on fiscal compact, and a chicken nugget that fetched $8,100 on eBay.
# nuclear - Monday 5 March, 2012
Yesterday, Obama warned that “loose talk of war” only plays into Iran’s hands. The leaders will hold a private meeting at the White House today.
Nine things to know before 9am, including: Ireland pledges aid to Syria, 110 technology jobs announced, and Iceland’s former PM on trial over financial crisis.
# nuclear - Friday 2 March, 2012
The US president said both Israel and Iran recognise that when he says it is “unacceptable for Iran to have a nuclear weapon, we mean what we say.”
# nuclear - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
# nuclear - Tuesday 28 February, 2012
A report released today found the Japanese government played down the risk of nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima plant after the earthquake and tsunami last March.