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What the papers say

The cost of cleaning up old nuclear plants could rise significantly if recommendations for new safety limits are adopted.

The International Commission on Radiological Protection wants the accepted level of radioactivity to drop by 40 times the current UK limit, potentially increasing costs from £7.5bn to at least £9bn.

A new 'Wi-Fi' based positioning system has been developed to back up satellite global positioning systems in large built up areas. The new technology allows wireless internet connection and closes gaps in coverage.

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