Fukushima long ranked Japan’s most hazardous nuclear plant

Reuters:

* One of 5 worst nuclear plants in world for exposure to radiation

* Tepco prioritised cost-savings over radiation standard

* Tepco says old plants like Fukushima have high radiation

* Foreign workers used to avoid exposing staff to high radiation

* Improvements made at Fukushima before disaster hit

Here is an account of the first 24 hours; how close it was to a nightmare.

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