The North Korea crisis appeared to have come off the boil on Saturday after reports that Pyongyang had backed away from conducting further nuclear tests.
Reuters 21st Oct 2006
Independent 21st Oct 2006
Times website 20th Oct 2006
Wen Jiabao, China’s premier, said “diplomacy and dialogue” were the only weapons available to defuse the North Korean nuclear crisis amid speculation that Beijing was willing to press Pyongyang by cutting vital oil supplies.
FT 21st Oct 2006
The operator of Sellafield will pay a second fine of £500,000 over an 80,000 tonne radioactive leak, Carlisle Crown Court ruled on Monday.
EDIE 20th Oct 2006
The Duke of York visited Sellafield.
Carlisle News and Star 20th Oct 2006
Greenpeace today publishes proof that the UK government is constructing facilities to build a new nuclear bomb. The clandestine move breaks the international Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and undermines the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. It also breaks the Prime Minister’s promise that the country would have a debate before a new generation of British nuclear weapons was developed.
Greenpeace Press Release 20th October 2006