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# Nuclear

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This is the world's 'biggest and most powerful' icebreaker
It can cut through ice of up to 2.8 metres thick
Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone
Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .
Train evacuated over bag of smelly meat
The incident saw 250 people evacuated from the train.
The billionaire hoping to send men to Mars says we'll need to nuke it first
If we want to live there that is.
North Korea has some pretty scary stuff to say about its nuclear weapons
They’re acting tough.
Remember iodine tablets? You won't be getting them again
But only because there threat of nuclear annihilation has receded. Yay.
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.
A breakthrough's been reached in nuclear talks between Iran and the West
US President Barack Obama has welcomed the “historic understanding” with Iran.
Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere
It is always within Obama’s reach.
Ireland 'cannot rule out' nuclear power says the Energy Minister
Alex White says he understands concerns over nuclear power.
Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?
That was a big question back in the early 1980s.
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.
VIDEO: Drone captures haunting footage of Chernobyl ghost town
‘Serene and disturbing.’
'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan
Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.
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.
Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State
He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.
'No health threat to Irish people' as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down
The old cracking in the boiler spine playing havoc again.
Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk
Sinn Féin have reacted to the potential harm that health and safety lapses at the controversial Sellafield plant could have.
An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.
Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?
Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.
Opinion: A green lifestyle is a nice but trivial gesture – we must focus on nuclear fusion
Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.
These shots reveal just how desolate Fukushima is now
The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.
Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?
Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.
28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster
The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.
'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis
Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.
Warning that North Korea could be carrying out a new nuclear test
If the country goes ahead with the test, it could be a ‘game changer’, South Korea’s foreign minister has warned
Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels
Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.
Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes
This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.
Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...
Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.
Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.
Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed
Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.
Irish challenge against 'unlawful' British nuclear plant starts tomorrow
An Taisce claims permission for a new plant at Hinkley Point shouldn’t have been given as there was no consultation with the Irish people.
Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a 'historic mistake'
It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.
Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher
After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.
Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'an important first step'
Obama said in a statement that the announcement “achieves a great deal”.
Top world diplomats in 'homestretch' for Iran nuclear deal
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.
Engineers begin dangerous task of removing fuel rods from Fukushima
Moving the uranium and plutonium fuel rods from a reactor building is the most difficult task so far in the decommissioning of the nuclear plant.
Rouhani vows to protect Iran's nuclear rights
The Iranian president says that there are “red lines that won’t be crossed”.