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Fenton, Janet

Nae place for nuclear weapons!

A day-by-day account by a Scottish civil society team of the second part of the United Nations negotiations to ban the Bomb

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Obituary: John Ainslie, 3 May 1954 – 21 October 2016

Quiet, reserved minister who co-ordinated Scottish CND from 1991

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The UN will ban nuclear weapons in 2017

Global nuclear-weapons-free zone could hinder US military

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Viennese Mexican NPT Wave!

Interest in Scotland's new position on nuclear weapons at the May 2012 NPT PrepCom meeting in Vienna.

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RBS funds nuclear arms production

Royal Bank of Scotland finances 16 companies that are heavily involved in the manufacture, modernisation and maintenance of US, British and French nuclear forces.

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Taking it lying down

On 18 May, the UK government announced its plan to spend several billion pounds over the next five years on new nuclear-armed submarines.

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Talking Trident

In December a delegation to the Scottish Parliament met Bruce Crawford, minister for Parliamentary Business in the Scottish Government, to hand in an open letter to the first minister.