Environment Minister David Miliband is to make a crunch decision by the end of this month over what to do with the UK’s stock of radioactive waste, according to sources. Miliband met with the minister in charge of the waste issue, Ian Pearson, and the government’s arms-length waste expert Nirex on September 21 to debate what to do with the estimated 2.3 mln cubic metres of waste from the UK’s half century of nuclear power stations.
AFX 6th Oct 2006
Interactive Investor 6th Oct 2006
The United Nations Security Council yesterday agreed a unanimous statement warning North Korea to refrain from testing a nuclear weapon, or else face unspecified consequences.
FT 7th Oct 2006
Reuters 7th Oct 2006
BBC 6th Oct 2006
NORTH Korean soldiers chorused “Let’s fight at the cost of our lives” as Kim Jong-Il held a rally urging the military to prepare the country’s defences, amid growing speculation that it will test a nuclear bomb as early as tomorrow.
Scotsman 7th Oct 2006
Times 7th Oct 2006
Guardian website 6th Oct 2006
Statement by the Foreign Secretary.
FCO Press Release 6th Oct 2006
SEIZURES of radioactive materials which could be used for a terrorist “dirty bomb” have doubled in four years. There have been 300 smuggling attempts intercepted across the world since 2002.
Daily Mirror 7th Oct 2006