FRANCE - NUCLEAR
Greenpeace 55 get suspended jail terms over French nuclear protestA French court Thursday sentenced 55 Greenpeace activists to two-year suspended prison terms after they launched an audacious break-in at France's oldest nuclear power plant t...
French court bans Muslim with ‘jihadist links’ from nuclear sitesA French court this week upheld a ban on a Muslim engineer from entering nuclear sites citing his links with Islamist networks, in a move blasted by his lawyer as “Islamophobic”.
Muslim engineer banned from French nuclear sitesA Muslim engineer working for a firm subcontracted by French energy giant EDF has been banned from accessing French nuclear sites where he normally works, a move his lawyer says is...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
French newspaper apologises for Sarkozy storyLive from the newsroom, FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry provides an overview of the French newspaper headlines.
France unveils ambitious bill to boost green energyFrance’s government has unveiled a much-touted bill to reduce the country's dependency on nuclear energy and fossil fuels over the next four decades.
The rising cost of renewable energyGermans have been the most outspoken in Europe over the issue of nuclear security, leading to calls for more renewable energy. Changes have taken place, but ordinary consumers say...
Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
Japan: Fukushima falloutIt's more than three years since an earthquake and tsunami crippled Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant and authorities are still battling to contain the fallout.
Fukushima nuclear accident: Three years on, residents move back to danger areaThree years after the Fukushima disaster, residents have been allowed to return to live within what was previously a no-go area near the nuclear plant. It's the first time tha...
Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear power plantSeveral dozen Greenpeace activists snuck into a nuclear power plant in eastern France on Tuesday, in the latest break-in by the environmental group aimed at highlighting alleged la...
No nukes... at what cost? Fukushima three years on (part 2)Why is Japan’s government planning to restart its nuclear power plants even though public opinion is so squarely against? François Picard’s panel argues over the perils... and cost...
No nukes... at what cost? Fukushima three years onWhy is Japan’s government planning to restart its nuclear power plants even though public opinion is so squarely against? François Picard’s panel argues over the perils... and cost...
JAPAN AFTER FUKUSHIMA
Is Japan poised for a nuclear comeback?It's exactly three years since Japan was hit by a gigantic tsunami which destroyed the lives of thousands and crippled the Fukushima nuclear plant. In the aftermath of the dis...