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Inspectors said radiation levels were substantially higher than normal as two fires blazed in the largely unpopulated exclusion zone around the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster.
Pripyat in Ukraine would have been celebrating its 50th birthday on February 4. Today, new eyes are looking at it through the HBO series "Chernobyl".
TV hit series Chernobyl may have revived interest in the 1986 nuclear disaster, but for one Spanish NGO, it’s never gone away.
Vodka made with grain and water from the Chernobyl exclusion zone has been described by one of its creators as “the most important bottle of spirit in the world.”
Environmental NGO Greenpeace is concerned that Russia's new floating nuclear plant could turn into a 'Chernobyl on ice".
After Reactor No 4 exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine, the surrounding area became extremely contaminated. It has taken nine years to complete a structure to contain the radioactive material.
Journalists were shown the new safe confinement shelter with all its equipment installed on Tuesday.
Euronews journalists from across Europe and the Middle East share their memories of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
"If you visit, please remember that a terrible tragedy occurred there."
"Chernobyl" is now officially the best-rated TV series of all time - and its realism led people from all over the former Soviet Union to discuss their memories of the 1986 nuclear disaster
One tour agency reported a 40% rise in bookings since the HBO show began last month.
Ukraine marked on Friday the 33rd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded in the early hours of April 26, 1986.
Ukraine marks the 33rd anniversary of Chornobyl disaster, the biggest one in the history of nuclear energy.
Radiation killed thousands in the area, with the final death toll estimated between 9,000 and 90,000.
Visitors leave their mark on the area, especially those who come without the necessary permission or with a guide’s supervision. A lot of rubbish has to be collected, which is part of the 33rd anniversary of the 1986 nuclear accident.
As the radiation recedes, visitors to the Chernobyl nuclear plant and neighbouring town of Pripyat are creating a different kind of pollution - one that requires another clean-up.
Take a look inside the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, located in a restricted area in Ukraine.
After a fire broke out 10 kilometers from the Chernobyl power plant Tuesday, extinguishing efforts are still underway.
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 ceremony has been held in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to remember the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, 31 years on.
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.
The Chernobyl disaster, of 30 years ago was remembered across Europe. Television stations reported on the reaction when the tragedy happened and
Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl – the worst nuclear disaster in history. A botched test at the