The French military is said to have used an old military site for “small-scale nuclear tests”. The area is contaminated with radiation. A firm now plans to open a gypsum mine on there. Local residents and nuclear experts are outraged.
Ever since the mobile phone entered our lives in the new millenium, anxieties about its ill effects have abounded. But what do we actually know about the health risks of mobile phones?
German authorities have measured an increase in radioactive material in the air. Officials say there is no risk to human health whatsoever, but are puzzling over its source.
Britain is again hunting for a suitable site to store its highly radioactive nuclear waste after a previous attempt was blocked by residents. Rural areas could be given cash if they house the underground facility.
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