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# nuclear - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Opinion: Iran's shrewdest retaliation for Soleimani assassination is political, not military

Tehran will want to ensure its response does not bring further cost to the nation, writes Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics.

# nuclear - Friday 2 August, 2019

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

# nuclear - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

# nuclear - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

# nuclear - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

France to shut down 14 of country's 58 nuclear reactors by 2035, Macron says

The total includes the previously announced shutdown of France’s two oldest reactors.

# nuclear - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# nuclear - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'This has been a lone battle': Frustration at government approach to nuclear plant plans in UK

An Oireachtas committee is planning to write a submission to UK authorities to express its concern.

# nuclear - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Defence Forces conduct exercise to help prepare for 'dirty bomb' attacks

This EU-funded project uses robots and unmanned aerial vehicles to help minimise the risk to operators while collecting physical evidence.

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# nuclear - Friday 20 April, 2018

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

# nuclear - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# nuclear - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

# nuclear - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

# nuclear - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site

A tunnel has collapsed for the second time at Punggye-ri in North Korea.

# nuclear - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Opinion: 'Trump should eliminate US nukes and give a chance to diplomacy'

Yes, North Korea is a bad regime but this doesn’t mean that bombing it is the solution, writes Julien Mercille.

# nuclear - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# nuclear - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Watch: Seán O'Brien crosses for Lions after sensational Liam Williams gamble and break Clawing Back

Watch: Seán O'Brien crosses for Lions after sensational Liam Williams gamble and break

After a half of pressure, Liam Williams cut loose on the All Blacks from his own five-metre line.

# nuclear - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'

Let’s show the people of Chernobyl that they are not forgotten, writes Adi Roche.

# nuclear - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment Cold War Of Words This post contains videos

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

# nuclear - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.

# nuclear - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

# nuclear - Thursday 15 September, 2016

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea

The Hinkley Point project had been thrown into doubt but it will go ahead.

# nuclear - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

# nuclear - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# nuclear - Thursday 28 July, 2016

A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast

The Hinkley Point power station is the UK’s first for 20 years.

# nuclear - Sunday 19 June, 2016

This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker

It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick

# nuclear - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone

Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .

# nuclear - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat

The incident saw 250 people evacuated from the train.

# nuclear - Friday 11 September, 2015

The billionaire hoping to send men to Mars says we'll need to nuke it first

If we want to live there that is.

# nuclear - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons

They’re acting tough.

# nuclear - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again

But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.

# nuclear - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A nuclear submarine is on fire in Russia, but 'there's nothing to worry about'

It is believed the vessel wasn’t carrying nuclear fuel.

# nuclear - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A breakthrough's been reached in nuclear talks between Iran and the West

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the “historic understanding” with Iran.

# nuclear - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere

It is always within Obama’s reach.

# nuclear - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister

Alex White says he understands concerns over nuclear power.

# nuclear - Monday 29 December, 2014

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?

That was a big question back in the early 1980s.

# nuclear - Saturday 6 December, 2014

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

# nuclear - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town

‘Serene and disturbing.’

# nuclear - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

# nuclear - Friday 7 November, 2014

Opinion: Is it time for Ireland to embrace nuclear energy?

The pros of going nuclear far outweigh the cons, and the overall net benefit is is much greater than continuing to burn fossil fuels.

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