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Japan to release more than one million tonnes of radioactive Fukushima water into sea

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 06:34:00 +0100

Japan will release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Fukushima 'failings' add fuel to fire of world's anti-nuclear movement

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:45:00 +0100

A fifth of the UK’s energy comes from nuclear but opposition to the power source persists.

WHO calls for ban on sale of live wild mammals in food markets

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:50:00 +0100

The sale of live wild mammals at food markets should be suspended as an emergency measure, the World Health Organisation has said.

US climate envoy John Kerry calls on China to 'assume responsibility' for its part in global warming

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:39:00 +0100

John Kerry has described the global climate crisis as an "unbelievable monument to the need for multilateralism" and urged China to "assume responsibility" for its part.

NATO prepares for world's largest cyber war game

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:19:00 +0100

Military cyber security specialists are preparing for the largest cyber war game in the world, which kicks off tomorrow as the fictional NATO member state of Berylia comes under attack.

Facebook takes down official page for French town called Bitche

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:48:00 +0100

Facebook has been criticised after taking down the official page for the French town of Bitche.

China deploys jets and bombers into Taiwanese airspace in 'biggest incursion to date'

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:34:00 +0100

Twenty-five Chinese military aircraft have entered Taiwanese airspace in the largest reported incursion to date, according to officials.

Paris police hunt hooded gunman after fatal shooting outside hospital

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:45:00 +0100

Police in Paris are hunting a gunman who opened fire outside a hospital, killing one person and seriously injuring another.

'Coronavirus could not stop me': Millions of Indians travel to celebrate religious festival

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:11:00 +0100

They have gathered in their millions in the temple town of Haridwar, in Uttarakhand.

Iran blames Israel for sabotage attack on nuclear facility

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:31:00 +0100

Iran has blamed Israel for a sabotage attack on one of its underground nuclear facilities.