Times Online: RADIATION detectors in Britain recorded a fourfold increase in uranium levels in the atmosphere after the “shock and awe” bombing campaign against Iraq, according to a report.
The article says that some speculate that DU from Iraq made its way via the wind all the way to Britain. The detectors noted a significant rise in uranium levels during the bombing campaign in March 2003.
I'm not sure I buy the above theory, but I'm not a radioactive specialist like some of our readers. hint hint.