The UK government should move with haste to begin burying the country’s radioactive waste deep underground, says the Royal Society. The national scientific body made its call as the panel tasked with finding a long-term solution to the waste problem prepared to issue its final report.
BBC 31st July 2006
Sky News 31st July 2006
Times 31st July 2006
Government advisers are today set to outline their proposals for the disposal of Britain’s stockpiles of radioactive nuclear waste.
e-politix.com 31st July 2006
The U.N. Security Council was poised on Monday to adopt a resolution demanding Iran suspend its nuclear activities by the end of August or face the threat of sanctions.
Reuters 31st July 2006
Comment: Iran’s nuclear threat must be faced.
Telegraph 31st July 2006
JACK McConnell, the First Minister, will today come under renewed pressure to say whether he favours building new nuclear power stations in Scotland. Mr McConnell will face fresh questions over his stance after the publication of the final report from the independent body charged with finding ways of safely disposing of nuclear waste.
Scotsman 31st July 2006
Letter from Medact: The British Trident system is not “fully operationally independent of the US” (Government backs off from replacing Trident missile fleet, July 27). The missiles are loaned from the US and serviced at Kings Bay submarine base, Georgia.
Guardian 31st July 2006
The US is considering the reimposition of a full suite of bilateral economic sanctions against North Korea following its recent missile tests, a senior US official has said.
FT 31st July 2006