nuclear weapons

  • 26 Sep 2010

    I don't seem to have a very positive effect on Ed Miliband. The first time I met him, he practically ran away from me, while on the second occasion, he broke into a serious coughing fit. If there's a third time, I hope it will be a more positive experience for both of us.

  • 23 Sep 2010

    The future of the Trident nuclear weapons system is hanging in the balance after a minister confirmed that the final decision on its renewal could be delayed.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    Britain's Quakers have said that they will work alongside other opponents of Trident nuclear weapons, even if they do not share the Quakers' commitment to peace.

  • 8 Aug 2010

    Sixty-five years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, says Olav Fykse Tveit, more and more people are working to rekindle the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.

  • 6 Aug 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged the world to “choose life” on the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Japan.

  • 3 Aug 2010

    British Quakers have announced that their most senior member of staff is standing down from her post. Gillian Ashmore has served for three years.

  • 2 Aug 2010

    Visiting the Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibition currently on display in central London is an emotionally charged experience.

  • 30 Jul 2010

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must pay the entire cost of renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, the government confirmed today. This increases the chances of Trident renewal being delayed or scrapped as nuclear weapons have previously been funded by the Treasury.

  • 6 Jul 2010

    The Defence Secretary has admitted that the “value-for-money” review of Trident will be completed by the end of July, provoking suspicion that he is only going through the motions.

  • 24 Jun 2010

    The Lib Dem defence minister, Nick Harvey, has confirmed that the coalition government will go ahead with like-for-like replacement of the Trident nuclear weapons system without considering alternatives.