As frantic attempts are under way to make safe the nuclear power station hit by the tsunami in Japan, it is not surprising that questions are being asked about the safety of Britain's 19 nuclear reactors ‘There are no warning signs anywhere along the coast.
People walk on this shoreline with their dogs and children. Don’t tell me this is not a danger to human beings.’A Geiger counter measurement in the muddy area taken by Martin gives a reading of around 15 counts of radioactive particles a second.
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THE GOSFORTH DISTRICT: ITS ANTIQUITIES AND PLACES OF INTEREST. Becker met is seen on the left, the site of Carnarvon Castle being close by, and Yeorton on the right. from which divided, one branch coming up on to the eastern plateau to the postern gate.
Back then, the long, sandy beach at the nearest town of Seascale was popular with swimmers.
Police in Carlisle are investigating a number of alleged sex assaults which took place in the city centre.
By the time police recovered his body 20 miles away in the idyllic beauty spot of Boot in Eskdale, the death toll had reached at least a dozen.
His victims included several pensioners out shopping, most of them shot in the face or head at point-blank range either with a shotgun or a high-powered telescopic rifle. Three of them were in a critical condition last night while five others were described as being in a serious condition.
Sir Ian Blair, the former Met Police commissioner, saidat the Hay Festival: "We have the most draconian anti-gun laws in the world...
Anti-nuclear campaigners blame these high levels on traces of plutonium (as well as other dangerous elements such as caesium and americium, which are used in the production of nuclear fuel) in the mud.
In 1956 Calder Hall nuclear power station was opened alongside it to produce low-cost electricity for millions of homes.
The streets were filling up with families enjoying half-term, and Whitehaven was bright with the promise of summer. Within a few hours, 12 people lay dead, and this quiet Georgian port had joined the ranks of Dunblane, Hungerford and Omagh as geographic shorthand for mass murder.
In the three-and-a-half hours from 10.35am, local taxi driver Derrick Bird, 52, was to unleash one of the most ferocious and perplexing killing sprees in modern domestic criminal history.