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# tsunami - Sunday 28 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your (belated) brekkie…

# tsunami - 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.

# tsunami - Sunday 7 October, 2012

5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places

There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.

# tsunami - Sunday 30 September, 2012

In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’ Survival This post contains images

In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’

Up to four people can stay in watertight craft for two and a half hours should the natural disaster strike.

# tsunami - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project Relief This post contains images

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project

US photographer and director Aaron Hobson is selling a series of dramatic images of the tsunami-damaged northern Japanese coastline to raise funds for the recovery.

# tsunami - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

# tsunami - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# tsunami - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: ‘That day was almost our last’ – narrow escape from ‘iceberg tsunami’ Aargh This post contains videos

# tsunami - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.

# tsunami - Monday 16 July, 2012

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Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.

# tsunami - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

# tsunami - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami

The dock’s appearance on the shore was a sobering reminder of the impact of the devastating tsunami, which hit Japan in March 2011.

# tsunami - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests

It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.

# tsunami - Monday 23 April, 2012

Football washes up on Alaskan island a year after Japan's tsunami

Football travelled over 5,000km after a tsunami struck the north-eastern coast of Japan in March 2011.

# tsunami - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

# tsunami - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

# tsunami - Friday 6 April, 2012

VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon Ghost Ship This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon

The US Coast Guard destroyed the ship, which had drifted unmanned all the way across the Pacific.

# tsunami - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Another Japanese earthquake could trigger 34-metre tsunami: report

Government reports say if the tide was right, a similar earthquake to last year’s could result in even greater havoc.

# tsunami - Monday 26 March, 2012

'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada

The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.

# tsunami - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake

The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake

The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.

# tsunami - Sunday 11 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down

“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.

Column: 'The post-apocalyptic landscape was utterly disorienting'

Charis Hughes lived in Japan in the early 2000s and recognised much of that which was destroyed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami a year ago today. Here’s how she and other Irish people helped in the aftermath.

One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists

Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised Japan This post contains videos

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised

Of that donation, €1 million has come from Ireland, we’ve been looking at the aid situation in the earthquake and tsunami hit east coast one year on and how the money has been spent.

Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami

The earthquake killed more than 19,000 people, and 300,000 are still in temporary housing.

# tsunami - Saturday 10 March, 2012

In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami Japan This post contains images

In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami

On 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the Japanese coast sparked a devastating tsunami that left 22,000 dead or missing.

One year later: the cost of Japan's tsunami

The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago, destroyed homes, infrastructure and industry – throwing Japan’s economy into crisis.

# tsunami - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.

# tsunami - Sunday 29 January, 2012

An Irish tsunami is 'possible' - experts

This week’s earthquake in Donegal had us wondering whether Ireland needs to worry about more of the same occurring – and the answer is a resounding yes.

# tsunami - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.

# tsunami - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Earthquake strikes Japan - no major damage reported

So far there have been no injuries and no major damage reported, although buildings in Tokyo shook from the power of the 7.0 magnitude quake.

# tsunami - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# tsunami - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# tsunami - Monday 26 December, 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

# tsunami - Sunday 25 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge 2011's top 7 lucky escapes Review 2011 This post contains videos

2011's top 7 lucky escapes

There were numerous lucky people this year who escaped from car crashes, plummeting helicopters, speeding trains and more. We have some of the most jaw-dropping videos here.