Further Japan Disaster Update

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2011/03/14/further-updates-on-the-japan-disaster/ on 14th March 2011]

Weather map of the Japanese tsunami

Following this morning’s fears that a nuclear meltdown is imminent after temperatures continued to rise in Fukushima’s second reactor, a government spokesman has released a statement saying another major explosion is unlikely. With the cooling water having evaporated, sea water is being reinjected into the plant to regain safer temperature levels.

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Japan Nuclear Disaster update

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2011/03/14/japan-update/ on 14th March 2011]

A second blast at Fukushima Daichii’s nuclear power plant has rocked Japan just three days after the first reactor exploded.

This latest explosion is said to be caused by a hydrogen build-up in reactor 3 and has left 11 people injured, one seriously.

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The Curse of the Courier

By Emily Glass

[Originally posted on http://edinburghnapiernews.com/2010/11/03/17595/ on 3rd November 2010]

Red letter box

Will you be sending your letter to father Christmas this year via email or facebook this year? The ever increasing popularity of social networking sites means that internet communication has overtaken other more traditional forms, resulting in yet more financial trouble for the Royal Mail.

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