Fukushima nuclear disaster

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    Video caption: Japan approves plan to release radioactive water into sea

    Most experts say the plan is safe but locals, environmentalists and neighbouring countries are not happy.

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    Video caption: IAEA: We will assist Japan over Fukushima water plan

    The International Atomic Energy Agency will stay involved in the project, the director general says.

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    Video caption: Fukushima disaster ten years on: The day ‘tomorrow didn’t come’

    Ten years on from Japan’s Fukushima disaster, a survivor remembers the day his entire family disappeared.

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    Video caption: Fukushima 10 years on: How the 'triple disaster' unfolded

    Japan's most powerful earthquake on record caused a tsunami and a nuclear power plant meltdown.

  5. Nuclear bosses cleared over Fukushima disaster

    Tepco bosses Tsunehisa Katsumata, Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto

    More than eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a Japanese court has cleared three former executives of the firm operating the plant of professional negligence.

    It was the only criminal case to arise out of the disaster, which was the worst since Chernobyl in 1986.

    In 2011 a plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power was hit by a tsunami causing a triple meltdown.

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    Video caption: Fukushima: How to move a mountain of radioactive soil

    Eight years after the disaster at the Japanese nuclear power station, the clean-up is continuing.

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    Video caption: Growing crops in the shadow of Fukushima

    Eight years on from the nuclear disaster, people are being allowed to return to the small town of Okuma in Japan.

  8. First residents return to town next to nuclear plant

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    Video caption: It's eight years since the Fukushima disaster in Japan
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    Video caption: Touring a school hit by the 2011 Japanese tsunami

    A Japanese high school hit by the 2011 tsunami has re-opened to visitors as a memorial to the disaster.