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Issue No. 2359

Nuclear waste costs explode

The cost of dealing with nuclear waste in Britain has soared according to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

It says cleaning radioactive waste will cost £100 billion—almost double the 2005 estimate of £56 billion.

£3,000 deposit to enter Britain

Visitors to Britain from African and Asian countries such as India and Nigeria could be forced to pay a £3,000 deposit for a visa. 

Tory home secretary Theresa May announced the policy. It would target people who the Tories claim might stay in Britain after their visa expires.

No review for Duggan family

Judges have denied the family of Mark Duggan a review into police procedures. Mark was shot by police in August 2011, leading to riots in England.

Cops changed their stories several times.

Mark’s family wanted a review to stop police from comparing notes.

Protester faces deportation

Trenton Oldfield, who disrupted the Oxford-Cambridge boat race last year in protest at inequality, faces deportation.

Trenton, originally from Australia, has lived in Britain for 10 years. Sign the petition to stop the deportation at


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Tue 25 Jun 2013, 18:18 BST
Issue No. 2359
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