Japan’s nuclear renaissance

25 August 2022 7:55 pm

Japan is reversing its avowedly anti-nuclear stance, restarting idled plants and looking to develop a new generation of reactors, announced Prime Minister…

Chernobyl Two?

11 March 2022 5:27 am

The electricity supply to the ruined nuclear plant at Chernobyl in Ukraine has been cut off. According to one knowledgeable…

Why are we so afraid of nuclear power?

30 October 2021 9:00 am

It’s time we conquered our fears over the safest power of all

Who should pay for nuclear?

28 October 2021 10:30 pm

How much longer is the government going to suppress the cost to households of achieving net zero carbon emissions, or try…

The troubling truth about Britain’s nuclear deal with China

31 July 2021 9:00 am

The troubling truth about Britain’s nuclear deal with China

A nuclear crisis is closer than you think

22 May 2021 8:02 pm

It has long been widely accepted as orthodoxy that the world was saved from nuclear war during the Cuban Missile…

Israel's shadow war with Iran explodes into 'nuclear terrorism'

13 April 2021 2:41 am

If time flows at an even pace, then history does not. Joe Biden may still be new in the job,…

Building Sizewell C would be a nuclear-sized disaster

19 December 2020 9:00 am

I love Suffolk. This Christmas I will be there with my family and we’ll almost certainly walk up the coast,…

The nuclear plant at Dounreay

Notes on… Nucleus, the shiny new slightly secret nuclear archive

9 June 2018 9:00 am

Doubtless Spectator readers based in Caithness will scoff when I say that the old fishing port of Wick (top right…

Portrait of the week

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, spent time in Brussels before a meeting of the European Council to see what…

Some good came out of the negotiating chamber this week, but it concerned Iran rather than Greece

18 July 2015 9:00 am

As an occasional lecturer on the abstruse topic of the efficacy of sanctions in conflict resolution, I find myself much…