Japanese nuclear power plant operator Tepco expects to stop pumping radioactive water into the Pacific ocean today, days later than planned, in a step that would help ease international concern about the spread of radiation from the smashed Fukushima nuclear plant.
THE exploding Japanese power stations have failed to turn Scots against nuclear power with more than half still believing that nuclear power should be part of Scotland's energy mix.
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Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors today after an explosion and fire dramatically escalated the crisis spawned by the earthquake and tsunami four days ago.
TWO computers containing confidential information have been stolen from a power firm's nuclear energy research site.
A NUCLEAR-powered submarine which spent ten hours grounded off the isle of Skye will remain docked in deep water for several days while assessments are carried out.
A NUCLEAR-powered submarine may have run aground on a shingle bank because the charts it was using were out of date.
AN INVESTIGATION is under way into how the UK's most sophisticated nuclear submarine managed to run aground off the Isle of Skye. At high tide last night, the £1.2 billion HMS Astute finally left the shale and silt seabed where the 7,800-tonne vessel had been marooned for about 11 hours.
We MAY be entitled to ask what on earth the Royal Navy's newest £1.2 billion nuclear hunter-killer submarine was doing dropping sailors off on the Isle of Skye.
HMS Astute became Scotland's most unlikely new tourist attraction yesterday, as the curious flocked to glimpse the stricken vessel.
THE leaders of Germany and Russia said yesterday that world powers were on the verge of approving a new round of sanctions against Iran for its nuclear work.
THE Ministry of Defence has put a blanket ban on turbines being built within 31 miles of a nuclear test monitoring station, The Scotsman has learned.
A NUCLEAR reactor "tripped" at Torness Power station and had to be shut down.
NUCLEAR weapons-grade uranium, given up for lost at the Dounreay plant in Caithness, has been found during the clean-up at the sprawling site, it has been revealed.
JAMES Bond icon Sir Sean Connery could make a comeback – in a film about a Scots war veteran who won a "David and Goliath" battle with military bosses.
CONCERNS have been raised about safety at Faslane after it was revealed nuclear waste has leaked into the Clyde.
FASLANE is set to be the UK's only submarine base in a move that will boost the economy yet will also be seen as a snub to the Scottish Government's anti- nuclear stance.
SAFETY breaches have caused a radiation leak at a nuclear reprocessing plant in the Ural mountains, but Russian officials say there is no danger to humans.