Category - nuclear weapons

  • 23 Apr 2010

    The Tory and Labour supremos came together in last night's TV Leaders' Debate in an effort to defend the widely questioned replacement of Trident nuclear submarines.

  • 22 Apr 2010

    As the Tory and Labour leaders prepare nervously for the second round of head-to-head combat tonight, there can be little doubt that they both plan to take advantage of the foreign policy focus of the debate by attacking the Liberal Democrats’ policy on Trident.

  • 21 Apr 2010

    Plaid Cymru's election candidates have signed a pledge promising to stand up for the needs of pensioners. They said that a “living pension” is needed more than a nuclear weapons system.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament insisted today that “Trident has become a key election issue" after controversy over nuclear arms appeared in the first televised "leaders' debate".

  • 12 Apr 2010

    Evangelical leaders including influential mega-church leader Rick Warren, are pushing the Obama administration and Congress to engage in diplomacy with Iran and North Korea and to reduce US nuclear arsenals.

  • 11 Apr 2010

    The Liberal Democrats have said they will not replace Trident nuclear-armed submarines, but they have not broken the nuclear hold on their defence policy, say critics.

  • 10 Apr 2010

    Britain's best know peace campaigner will this Sunday (11th April) highlight the lack of debate during the general election campaign so far over levels of spending on nuclear weapons.

  • 8 Apr 2010

    The new US-Russia nuclear arms reduction treaty signed on 8 April 2010 in Prague "is news that the World Council of Churches has awaited for a long time."

  • 8 Apr 2010

    The long negotiated follow-on agreement to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) has been completed and signed in Prague today. But what are the details?