THEY are a little-known anti- nuclear protest group from Scandinavia whose name translates as "mischief". And yesterday one of their number sparked a large-scale military incident when he tried to swim into Coulport naval base, where part of the UK's nuclear arsenal is stored.
OPPOSITION politicians are to be invited to a summit on the future of the Trident nuclear deterrent in Scotland.
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TWO demonstrators were arrested yesterday in the latest anti-nuclear protest at Faslane Naval Base.
THE cost of policing anti-nuclear protests at a submarine base has exceeded £5 million in less than a year, it was confirmed today.
NINE demonstrators were arrested yesterday during a protest by school teachers at the Faslane naval base.
SURVIVORS of the Nagasaki atomic bomb attack were among those arrested at Faslane naval base yesterday during a protest at plans to renew the Trident nuclear weapon system.
A GROUP of Japanese atom bomb survivors were due to blockade the Trident nuclear base at Faslane today, protesting at plans to renew the weapon system.
ACTORS and authors yesterday backed a campaign at Faslane to stop the replacement of the UK's nuclear weapons programme.
THEY'VE decided to give war a chance. In a bizarre development straight out of Monty Python's Life Of Brian, a bitter conflict has erupted among the normally peace-loving activists of the colourful and ramshackle anti-Trident camp near Helensburgh.
VILLAGERS who live near the submarine base on the Clyde that houses Britain's nuclear deterrent yesterday launched a protest against disruption caused by demonstrators.
TWENTY-four protesters were yesterday arrested outside the Faslane nuclear base.
NUCLEAR weapons, those instruments of Armageddon, were introduced to Scotland by the words: "Dear Harold". After all, the Cold War threat of mutually assured destruction was no reason to dispense with a little courtesy. So, on 27 October, 1960 president Eisenhower, wrote a charming letter to Harold Macmillan, the prime minister, thanking him for the generous use of the Holy Loch as an extension of US territory and a safe berth for nuclear bombs.
A GREENPEACE vessel was stormed by police last night, after it blockaded the Faslane submarine base on the Clyde.
ON THE night of 19 December, 1941, there occurred one of the worst British naval disasters of the Second World War. The cruiser HMS Neptune ran into a minefield off the coast of North Africa and exploded with the loss of 764 men.
THE village of Garelochhead sits at the centre of a giant red bull's-eye.
SHOULD Armageddon come, its heralding scripture will not appear in any holy book. It will appear on a screen in front of two officers in the small communications room of HMS Vengeance, one of Britain's four nuclear submarines - launch orders; blood and rubble.
AN Edinburgh nurse is to join a group of health workers protesting against the Government's plan to replace the Trident nuclear submarines.
DOCTORS and other health workers are set to protest outside the Faslane naval base in opposition to the government's plans to replace the Trident nuclear missile programme.