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# reactors - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.

When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.

# reactors - Friday 12 October, 2012

Japan's TEPCO admits downplaying tsunami risk

It said it had played down the risks to the facility of a tsunami for fear of the political, financial and cost to reputation.

# reactors - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

# reactors - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Fukushima plant 'successfully stabilised', 131 days after tsunami

Naoto Kan has told a parliamentary committee that the Fukushima I power plant should be closed by January.

# reactors - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Japan to 'stress test' all nuclear reactors

More than two-thirds of Japan’s reactors remain offline following the nuclear crisis sparked last May.

# reactors - Monday 21 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition forces claim to have destroyed Gaddafi’s command centre; plans for a supercasino on the banks of the Liffey and the ‘gay cure’ iPhone app that got a 4+ rating from Apple.