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SPECIAL FEATURE: Based at Faslane are Britain’s nuclear armed Trident submarines while at nearby Coulport a mind boggling 220 nuclear weapons are stored inside a mountain. Protesters have been keeping watch for 35 years and counting.
The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican) in Oslo this weekend. The decision is an unprecedented step towards bringing the concept of a nuclear weapons-free world into mainstream political thought, and, more importantly, offers the hope of action.