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A nuclear explosive revelation via Morning Star

Britain’s WMD warhead replacement is being undertaken in collaboration with the US behind the back of parliamentary scrutiny, writes DAVID LOWRY DEFENCE Secretary Ben Wallace issued a written statement late on Tuesday afternoon, asserting: “To ensure the government maintains an … Continue reading

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Risk of Nuclear War Rises as US Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War via Democracy Now!

The Federation of American Scientists revealed in late January that the U.S. Navy had deployed for the first time a submarine armed with a low-yield Trident nuclear warhead. The USS Tennessee deployed from Kings Bay Submarine Base in Georgia in … Continue reading

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A pensioner who single-handedly stopped a nuclear convoy by sitting in the middle of the road has arrived at court via Metro

Brian Quail, 78, appeared at court in Dumbarton, yesterday charged with breach of the peace. […] The retired classics teacher has 14 previous convictions for similar offences and has been in jail for failing to pay his fine five times. … Continue reading

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British lawmakers vote to renew Trident nuclear program via RT

The UK Parliament has overwhelmingly voted in favor of renewing Trident, the aging Scotland-based fleet of four nuclear submarines, despite strong opposition from Labour and the Scottish National Party. Lawmakers backed Trident’s renewal 472 votes to the 117 who voted … Continue reading

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Scots MPs line up against Trident ahead of key vote via The Herald

THE SNP has warned of a Brexit-style backlash if Westminster imposes another generation of nuclear weapons on the Clyde against Scotland’s wishes. David Cameron yesterday confirmed the crunch vote on the £200bn successor programme to Trident would be on July … Continue reading

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Thousands march in central London to oppose nuclear arms via Fox News

LONDON – Thousands have marched through London to oppose the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system in what demonstrators describe as the biggest such rally in a generation. […] Britain’s Ministry of Defense says getting the new submarines will … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn on scrapping Trident: I want Britain to bring about a nuclear-free world via The Telegraph

Jeremy Corbyn has said Britain should be part of a “nuclear-free world” and suggested that he is prepared to speak at an anti-Trident CND rally. Mr Corbyn said that he wanted ordinary people to have just as much say in … Continue reading

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George Osborne making ‘wrong moral choice’ on nuclear weapons via The Guardian

Scotland’s deputy first minister accuses chancellor of jumping gun by announcing extra £500m for Trident base Scotland’s deputy first minister has accused George Osborne of making “the wrong moral choice” on nuclear weapons after the chancellor announced £500m of extra … Continue reading

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70 years after Hiroshima, nuclear weapons threaten us all via The Guardian

Nearly 70 years ago, on 6 August 1945, the US dropped “Little Boy”, the first nuclear weapon used in warfare, on Hiroshima. “Two thirds of the buildings in the city were destroyed and perhaps 80,000 civilians were killed”, observes Eric … Continue reading

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Royal Navy investigates Trident whistle-blower William McNeilly who claims nuclear programme is a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ via The Independent

Able seaman William McNeilly has gone on the run after making a series of damaging accusations which the MoD says are ‘subjective and unsubstantiated’ The Royal Navy is investigating claims by an apparent whistle-blower that there is a “complete lack … Continue reading

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