When Germany decided to turn its back on nuclear power five years ago after the Fukushima meltdown, everything changed for those who depended on the plants. The town of Biblis is still trying to cope with the challenges.
The Fukushima disaster in 2011 swept away support for nuclear power and led to a rise in fossil fuels. Six years on, Japan is taking steps to restore its atomic energy capabilities.
A mid-air collision between a small airplane and a helicopter in southern Germany has claimed four lives, according to initial reports. The crash scene is just a short distance from the Philippsburg nuclear power plant.
A small group of Greenpeace supporters are on trial for breaking into a nuclear power station in eastern France in order to highlight its vulnerability. If convicted, they could face up to five years in jail.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |