Extent of Windscale contamination was covered up

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By Rob Edwards At the time it was the world’s worst nuclear accident. Now, 50 years after the fire at Windscale in Cumbria, UK, on 10 and 11 October 1957, it has emerged that the resulting radioactive cloud spread contamination over large parts of Europe, much further than previously admitted. “The radioactive cloud spread much further than previously admitted, over Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany” The fire raged in the bomb-making reactor for 17 hours,