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Sailor warns of Trident 'disaster'

19 May 2015
A Royal Navy sailor has warned that the Trident missile system is a “disaster waiting to happen”.

Anti-nuclear protesters surround Ministry of Defence

27 January 2015
Up to 2,000 people marched through London last Saturday against the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.

Don’t ignore Trident

20 January 2015
Britain’s MPs had the chance to scrap the country’s most barbaric weapons of mass destruction this week. And to their shame most Labour MPs failed to even show their faces.

Reports round-up

16 December 2014
Benefit cap; teenage homelessness; nuclear power plant failures; and court to rule on midwives and abortion case

Protesters march on Faslane base

02 December 2014
Over 1,400 people marched on the Faslane nuclear submarine base, situated on the Clyde, last Sunday. It was the largest Scrap Trident demonstration in Scotland since the mass protest which greeted the G8 in 2005.

No to nuclear nonsense

04 November 2014
Leaked photos have revealed a decaying nuclear waste dump at Sellafield in Cumbria.

'Peace scarf' ties Berkshire atom plants in a knot

12 August 2014
More than 1,000 peace activists protested against the nuclear arms industry last Saturday in Berkshire. 

News in brief

22 April 2014
Tories want to slash poor fund | Radioactive waste could contaminate Cumbria’s coast | No requirement to build “affordable” housing in new garden cities | Companies could “frack” for shale gas under private land more easily

Protest marks the Fukushima disaster

18 March 2014
More than 100 protesters marked the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan with a march in London against nuclear power last Saturday.

We don't need nuclear power

29 October 2013
We are told that Britain faces an energy crisis unless we build new nuclear power plants. Energy researcher Gerry Wolff told Socialist Worker that the crisis is fake—we don’t need nuclear

Warning - new nuclear power plan is the Tories' toxic trick

22 October 2013
The Tories’ new deal for a consortium of giant companies to build a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is one we’ll pay for dearly—three times.

Fukushima alert level raised

27 August 2013
The growing crisis at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is at its most dangerous point since the reactor cores melted down in 2011.

New leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

06 August 2013
More radioactive water is leaking out of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Cut bombs not beds, say Trident protesters

16 April 2013
More than 3,000 people marched through Glasgow on Saturday of last week. They called on the government to get rid of nuclear weapons instead of replacing its Trident missile system.

Nukes don’t mean jobs

09 April 2013
Nuclear bombs are the most deadly weapons of mass destruction that exist. Yet some in the workers’ movement insist on defending the maintenance and expansion of Trident nuclear missiles and submarines on the grounds that it is good for jobs.

Build the demo stop Trident renewal

05 April 2013
The weekend of action organised by the Scrap Trident coalition on 13-15 April will be a massive show of opposition to nuclear weapons on the Clyde.

Nuclear protests at anniversary of Fukushima

21 March 2013
Protests were held across Japan last Sunday against the restarting of nuclear power stations.

Impact of the Fukushima disaster is still felt today

05 June 2012
It is more than 15 months since the meltdown of four nuclear reactors in Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station.

Is there an energy crisis - and do we need nuclear power?

05 June 2012
The nuclear industry is to be subsidised via our electricity bills, at an expense of up to £200 a year for the average household.

Tokyo march to stop nuclear power

14 June 2011
Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Tokyo, Japan, last Saturday demanding that the government abandon nuclear power.

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