Whitehall was plunged into chaos by the Chernobyl disaster as the radioactive fall-out started arriving in the UK during a bank holiday weekend, according to newly released official files.
European officials floated plans to write off billions of dollars of Soviet debt in return for nuclear disarmament, according to newly-released government files.
Toshiba’s energy systems unit has unveiled a long telescopic pipe carrying a pan-tilt camera designed for an internal probe of one of the damaged reactor chambers at Japan’s tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant.
Babcock has been awarded a 10-year contract to supply the Sellafield nuclear site with specialist handling and containment systems.
Plans for two new nuclear power stations have taken a “major leap forward” after a reactor design was approved by regulators.
A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this autumn has admitted that the isotope recorded does emerge as part of the plant's production cycle but said its levels are negligible.
Ministers are to outline the UK's post-Brexit vision for how it will work with the European civil nuclear regulator within weeks.
A court has ruled that a nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan should not operate because it is too close to an active volcano and could be affected by a major eruption.
The Government is being urged to retain a close association with the body which regulates the nuclear industry across Europe as MPs step up calls to guarantee protections for the sector.
The Government is coming under increasing pressure from MPs to guarantee protections for the nuclear industry as the UK prepares to leave the body which regulates the sector across Europe.
Workers at Dounreay nuclear plant are to be balloted from today on whether to strike over a pay row.
Up to £56 million of funding is to be offered for research and development in mini-nuclear plants, the Government has announced.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that there is a share of £4million available for a series of feasibility studies for nuclear reactor designs.
Wood has landed a $16million deal for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
The nuclear power industry contributed £1 billion to Scotland’s economy last year and supports more than 12,000 jobs, according to a new report.
Thousands of workers at the Sellafield nuclear site will go on strike on Wednesday in separate disputes over pay.
A framework agreement by Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) has been secured by Wood to provide industrial services for the nuclear decommissioning site in Thurso.
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pay.
Dounreay nuclear plant is facing New Year strikes after trade unions officially served notice of a ballot on industrial action over pay.
Catering and security workers at the Sellafield nuclear site are to go on strike next week in a dispute over pay, joining thousands of other employees taking action on the same day.
Dounreay nuclear power workers could take strike action after refusing a new pay deal.
Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pay.
Consumers have been dealt a “bad hand” by the Government over the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, facing costs running to many times the original estimate, it has been warned.
The Trump administration is preparing new sanctions on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains.