Nuclear power

Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’
Hitachi Wales
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Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 18 September
18 Sep 2020
Can the UK decarbonise without nuclear power?
Hitachi Wales
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Can the UK decarbonise without nuclear power?

Cancellation of Hitachi nuclear plant in Wales threatens to derail Downing Street’s plans for eliminating CO2
16 Sep 2020
Russia insists no nuclear plant leak as radiation spikes
Chernobyl
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Russia insists no nuclear plant leak as radiation spikes

Authorities insists no leakages or faults detected following rise in radioactivity levels across northern Europe
29 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’
Cyprus rape case
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Instant Opinion: people ‘believe women lie about rape’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 8 January
8 Jan 2020
Fukushima: how the nuclear disaster unfolded
Fukushima
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Fukushima: how the nuclear disaster unfolded

Power company chiefs cleared of negligence charges
19 Sep 2019
The countries with nuclear weapons
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The countries with nuclear weapons

IAEA meets in Vienna amid mounting nuclear tension over Iran
16 Sep 2019
What happened at Chernobyl?
Chernobyl, Ukraine, Nuclear
In Brief

What happened at Chernobyl?

The story of the world’s worst nuclear disaster is told in critically acclaimed new series
30 May 2019

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Fukushima evacuation order lifted after eight years
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Fukushima evacuation order lifted after eight years

Nearly a decade after nuclear reactor suffered meltdown, local residents free to return home
11 Apr 2019
Is Saudi Arabia the next nuclear power?
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Is Saudi Arabia the next nuclear power?

Gulf state is close to completing its first nuclear reactor, sparking fears among international regulators
4 Apr 2019
UK signals shift from nuclear to renewables
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UK signals shift from nuclear to renewables

Business Secretary says ‘economics of the energy market have changed significantly in recent years’
18 Jan 2019
Britain’s nuclear energy future in jeopardy
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Britain’s nuclear energy future in jeopardy

Hitachi set to suspend work on £16bn reactor, leaving Hinkley Point as the only new UK plant still being built
15 Jan 2019
UK offshore wind power to double by 2030
Britain's largest offshore windfarm off the Great Yarmouth coastline
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UK offshore wind power to double by 2030

Plummeting renewable costs raise questions about government’s continued support for nuclear energy
24 Jul 2018
Nuclear deal: Iran says Trump sending ‘dangerous message’
Mohammad Javad Zarif
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Nuclear deal: Iran says Trump sending ‘dangerous message’

Tehran threatens to resume uranium enrichment programme if US quits nuclear deal
23 Apr 2018
Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs and sell UK nuclear holdings
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Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs and sell UK nuclear holdings

Beleaguered British Gas owner lost 1.4 million customers last year
22 Feb 2018
Hinkley nuclear deal ‘will hit poorest the hardest’
The Hinkley Point nuclear plant has been beset by delays and controversies
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Hinkley nuclear deal ‘will hit poorest the hardest’

MPs say ‘blinkered’ policies could lead to £30bn shortfall and spiralling bills
23 Nov 2017
Hinkley Point 'will cost public double the amount it should'
Hinkley Point
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Hinkley Point 'will cost public double the amount it should'

National Audit Office says nuclear project is 'risky and expensive' and has 'uncertain' economic benefits
23 Jun 2017
US and UK join boycott of UN talks to ban nuclear weapons
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US and UK join boycott of UN talks to ban nuclear weapons

US ambassador says world is too unsafe to outlaw nuclear arms
28 Mar 2017
Why the Doomsday Clock is stuck near 12
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Why the Doomsday Clock is stuck near 12

Climate change and risk of nuclear war keep symbolic timepiece at three minutes to midnight
27 Jan 2016
South Korea conducts nuclear drill after hack attack
A nuclear reactor in South Korea
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South Korea conducts nuclear drill after hack attack

Hackers publish blueprints of nuclear power plants online, but South Korea insists it is safe from attack
22 Dec 2014
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