On the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster we delve into the bizarre boom in "dark tourism" that has sprung up around it.
A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
The country is marking the sixth anniversary of the disaster, which killed more than 18,000 people
Trace amounts of radioactive Iodine-131 have been detected in seven countries ranging from Norway to Spain, which has baffled European authorities
Boars in the Czech Republic are radioactive. They're eating radioactive mushrooms and its contaminating the local delicacy meat
There were celebrations at Chernobyl on Tuesday because a feat of engineering has emerged from the ashes of its nuclear disaster.
In Chernobyl, Ukraine, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a giant protective shield is slowly being moved into place a couple of feet at a time.
On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen, and forcing tens of thousands of people to…
After years of work and 1.5 billion euros, the new safety housing for the stricken Chernobyl nuclear reactor begins to slide gently into place.
Authorities in Norway are insisting that a small leak at a nuclear reactor has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility in Halden near the b
The Chernobyl disaster, of 30 years ago was remembered across Europe. Television stations reported on the reaction when the tragedy happened and
Belgium is to supply iodine pills to all its 11 million inhabitants to help protect against radioactivity in the event of a nuclear accident. Iodine
Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl – the worst nuclear disaster in history. A botched test at the
On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster Euronews has talked to one of the world’s leading experts on radiation-related health issues
A bell has tolled 30 times in Kyiv in Ukraine at a church built in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster, to mark the 30th anniversary of
80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the
It was in the early hours of the morning on April the 26th 1986 that a test went horribly wrong at the nuclear plant in then Soviet Ukraine
Thirty years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, fears over radiation contamination at Chernobyl have not gone away.
The first images of Chernobyl following the accident at the nuclear power plant were filmed by journalist Valeryi Makarenko on May,12,1986. It was 16
On April 26, 1986 a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing an environmental disaster never before seen. Acute
Focus on the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, whose 30-year anniversary is being marked this week, naturally falls upon the host country
Contaminated components can be found in the mud of the northern part of the artificial lake.
Zaporizhia was built at the same time as Chernobyl, with Soviet-era reactors.
Do you want to “hijack” a nuclear power plant? Ask Leo Scherer, he tried… After September 11th (9/11) Leo devised a secret operation to show the
It’s the silence that strikes one the most in Pripyat when you see the artifacts that once formed part of thousands of everyday human routines
Around 8,000 km and 25 years separate the catastrophic Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. There are clear differences between the Ukraine and
An underground ice wall has been activated around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactors, five years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami wreaked