Defence

Defence

Scots pensioner who held up nuclear convoy in court

The court case for a Scottish pensioner who was arrested for holding up a nuclear convoy has begun.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Replacing the Trident nuclear missile system will cost 205 billion pounds.   Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Trident renewal will cost £18m per employee, report claims

RENEWING the UK’s nuclear deterrent will mean the creation of zero new jobs and a bill of £18 million for every employee, according to a new report.

Environment
An artists impression of the submarines due to replace the Vangard-class boats which carry Trident missiles. IPicture: BAE Systems

Scottish bishops slam Trident renewal plans

Catholic bishops have questioned the renewal of Trident and called on Britain to take “decisive and courageous steps” towards eliminating nuclear weapons.

News
An anti-nuclear weapons demonstration at George Square in Glasgow takes place in April.

Trident debate leads to CND membership surge

THERE was a time when the profile of Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) was so low that people often presumed it had folded.

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