Britain and Japan have signed an agreement that significantly expands cooperation in the nuclear energy sector and paves the way Japanese companies to construct nuclear plants in the UK.

It also covers cooperation in the areas of decommissioning and decontamination and it is anticipated that the deal will give British companies with advanced technologies greater access to projects at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, where three of the six reactors suffered melt-downs after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. Continue Reading.