Category - nuclear power

  • November 17, 2010

    Since yesterday morning, the media have been preoccupied with one particular family event. So in case you haven't been able to hear anything else, here is some news from yesterday which you may have missed.

  • October 18, 2010

    Today’s news is that the government regards cyber attacks as one of the greatest threats to the UK’s security. This conjures up the bizarre image of Liam Fox launching a Trident missile against a 16-year-old computer hacker just outside London.

  • September 21, 2010

    Environmental groups have given a sceptical response to pledges made by the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne at the Liberal Democrat conference.

  • March 9, 2010

    Local authorities have written to the nuclear watchdog following new concerns over the design safety of nuclear reactors planned for the UK, and fears of a Chernobyl-type accident.

  • November 10, 2009

    The UK and Ireland Nuclear Free Local Authorities expressed ‘dismay’ yesterday at the Government’s announcement to develop as many as 15 new nuclear power stations.

  • January 10, 2008

    At midday today (Thursday) Christians will go to No.10 Downing Street to protest against the Government's recent announcement to build a new generation of nuclear power plants. will present the Prime Minister with a solar powered torch and a sample of insulation material.

  • August 10, 2007

    The leader of the Council of Churches in Namibia has expressed concern about environmental problems that could be created if the uranium-rich southern African country accepts an offer by Russia to help build floating nuclear power plants.