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How realistic are the UK's nuclear emergency plans?

Current emergency planning arrangements at nuclear sites may not be enough to protect the public in the event of a serious accident.

The day crustaceans crippled a nuclear submarine

How a Royal Navy submarine and crew was almost lost off the coast of Africa 2011.

Nuclear power and the proliferation of nuclear weapons: two sides of the same coin

The link between nuclear power and nuclear weapons is unbreakable and dangerous.

Low-level radiation: the Achilles Heel at the heart of nuclear anxiety

At long last, debate is beginning on the health impact of low-level radiation.

Labour: Timid on Trident

Will a progressive policy on Trident win or lose the next election for the Labour Party?

Doublethink and doublespeak at the Foreign Office

What should the peace movement do when faced with the bare-faced nonsense of nuclear weapons?

Public money to cover the costs of "untenable" nuclear risks

In the event of a nuclear accident, financial liabilities can be huge - so the Ministry of Defence wants the public to bail out its nuclear contractors.

Universities: it's time for action

'Atoms for Peace?', the new report from Nuclear Information Service and Medact detailing research links between the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) and British universities, has hit the headlines in the academic press in a big way.

Sex, drugs and violence: Coronation Street plot lines? No - all in a day’s work for USAF nuclear missile teams.

Drug abuse, cheating, and drunkenness may sound like plotlines from a television soap opera, but they are real life issues currently confronting the US Air Force's nuclear missile launch crews.