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Scotland

Rare wildcat spotted

Until the May elections, the existence of a presence in the Scottish parliament of both a united left party and the greens (with six and four seats respectively) had been presented by commentators

Farewell to peace centre

An interview with Liz Law, driving force behind the Scottish Centre for Nonviolence, which closed recently.

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Faslane 365: "an obligation to act"

Later in the month, groups from Ireland, Leicester, Staffordshire and Stoke all blockaded successfully.

Prestwick inspectors acquitted as Crown falters on permission issue

Five of the 17 Prestwick weapons inspectors were acquitted on 1 December after the Crown failed to prove that they did not have permission from the US Air Force to be on their plane!

64 down, 301 to go

As the government outlines a timetable to replace Trident, resistance at Faslane, where the world's "biggest penis enlargement" is deployed, continues. Despite traditional Scottish west coast weather, a great number of people have been singing, dancing, blockading, drinking tea, camping, playing, running around and, of course, sitting down at the gates of Faslane. Our special correspondent, Anna-Linnea Rundberg, reports from nearby Helensburgh.

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Road protests resurgent

Recent months have seen an upsurge in activity within the road protest movement, particularly in Scotland, reinforcing existing camps and campaigns - such as the ongoing occupation of Bilston Wood

Scottish police dismantle Trident sub

Early on 11 March officers from Lothian and Borders Police dismantled a large model Trident nuclear weapon submarine which had blocked the street outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh for 14

Non-stop nukestopping

Trident Ploughshares (TP) activists seem fuelled by something as long lasting as radioactivity, never ceasing in taking bites, sometimes mosquito size, at the bases and companies in England and Sco

Seeing links and opportunities

How has Britain's most active nonviolent direct action campaign against British nuclear weapons responded to the war on terror? TP2000's press officer David McKenzie reports

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