Nuclear disarmament protesters from Scotland chain themselves to Westminster
The UK has refused to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which if ratified by 50 countries will make the possession of nuclear weapons illegal
ANTI-TRIDENT protestors from Scotland have chained themselves to the UK Parliament, demanding the government signs the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and disarms its Trident nuclear missiles.
Revealed: Student recruitment session led by Trident experts to take place at Glasgow arms fair
Glasgow City Council rejects claims of conference Trident links and dodges questions on concerns over student recruitment
GLASGOW CITY council faced renewed criticism over failure to distance itself from the city’s upcoming Under Defence Technology (UDT) conference after revelations that a student recruitment drive led by Trident experts will take place at the event.
The session, labelled “Year of Engineering Talk 2018 - Why should I work for defence?”, will be held on the second day (27 June) of the conference at the Scottish Events Campus.
Pressure on Glasgow council to rethink arms fair renewed amid Israeli state violence
Glasgow city council urged to commit to “ethical policy” as conference promoting arms industry approaches
GLASGOW CITY council will today (17 May) face pressure from Green councillors on its hosting of a major arms fair in the city.
The conference, set to take place from 26-28 June at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), was arranged by Glasgow Life, a charitable body which delivers services on behalf of Glasgow City Council, in a bid to generate income for the city.
Janet Fenton: The Scots in Oslo making their mark in the Nobel Peace Prize-winning fight against nuclear arms
Scottish CND activist Janet Fenton reports from Oslo, where campaigners are celebrating ICAN's award of the Nobel Peace Prize
ON Monday evening, 300 million television viewers will tune in live to a concert broadcast from this week's Nobel Peace Prize celebrations.
It is bright and cold here in Oslo, the weather and the landscape viewed from the train that links the airport so efficiently to the city, with its hills and birch and pine, is not so different to Scotland.
SNP CND to host event as US/North Korean tensions rise
Peace campaigners welcome SNP guest speakers to Glasgow event
AN event exploring ‘nuclear power struggle’ between North Korea and the USA will be hosted by SNP Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) on Sunday (10 September).
The event, called ‘Two Men and a Bomb’ – in reference to Donald Trump and Kim-Jong Un – will take place at the CCA in Glasgow and will be open to non SNP members.
Nuclear weapons expert to speak in Scotland ahead of global ban
Global nuclear weapons authority to speak in Edinburgh this week
A WORLD renowned authority on the impact of nuclear weapons, Dr Tilman Ruff, will speak at an event in Edinburgh this Friday focusing on nuclear weapons and climate change.
This comes just weeks before the UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is open for signature by all states, and amid rising tensions between the USA and North Korea following North Korean nuclear tests.
Peace campaigners condemn "irresponsible" Trump over North Korea as Sturgeon calls for diplomatic solution
Scottish CND calls Trump “irresponsible” over North Korea while Nicola Sturgeon calls for diplomacy to “come to the fore”
SCOTTISH campaigners and politicians have warned of the serious dangers of combative rhetoric between the United State and North Korea, after increased tension between the two countries has raised the possibility of nuclear conflict.
Inaugural Clamjamfry festival set to rock Irvine this month
New family-friendly festival set to aid local community
A NEW music festival will launch in Irvine this month, bringing together a host of bands to perform alongside local community workshops in an event organisers say will be made as accessible as possible to locals.
Local community and campaign groups have been given free pitches for the inaugral Clamjamfry festival, which will begin on 12 August. Samson Sounds and Esperanza will perform alongside a host of other acts.
Trump before the world: Scots UN delegates lash out over UK nuclear weapon ban boycott
Scots once again find their anti-Trident hopes frustrated by UK refusal to participate in UN talks
SCOTS LOBBYING for a historic nuclear weapons ban treaty have lashed out at the UK’s decision to “align” with US President Donald Trump in a boycott rather than co-operate in UN talks.
One hundred and twenty three countries voted for the ban treaty under resolution L.41 in October 2016, with only 38 countries opposing and 16 abstaining, and the drafting of the new treaty began yesterday (Monday 26 March).